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Nursing Resources: Nursing Theorists

Resources for Renton Technical College nursing students.

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This page offers books and weblinks to information on the nurses and scholars who have developed theories of nursing practice.

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Nursing Theory Websites

Books on Nursing Theory in RTC LIbrary

And More Nursing Theory Books

Understanding the work of nursing theorists: A creative beginning. Call Number: 610.73 SITZMAN 2011

Nursing : The philosophy and science of caring. Call Number: 610.73 WATSON 1985

Advancing King's systems framework and theory of nursing. Call Number: 610.7301 ADVANCI 1995k

Nursing theory : analysis, application, evaluation. Call Number: 610.7301 BARNUM 1994

Nursing: the practice of caring. Call Number: 610.7301 BISHOP 1991

Culture care diversity and universality: A theory of nursing (2nd ed.). Call Number: 610.7301 CULTURE 2006c

Imogene King: A conceptual framework for nursing. Call Number: 610.7301 EVANS 1991

Dorothea Orem: Self-care deficit theory. Call Number: 610.7301 HARTWEG 1991

A theory of nursing: Systems, concepts, process. Call Number: 610.7301 KING-I 1981

Language of nursing theory and metatheory. Call Number: 610.7301 LANGUAG 1997n

Fundamentals of nursing models, theories and practice. Call Number: 610.7301 MCKENNA 2014

Nursing theories and nursing practice. Call Number: 610.7301 NURSING 2001t

Nursing theorists and their work. (5th ed.) Call Number: 610.7301 NURSING 2002 c.2

Nursing theories: Conceptual & philosophical foundations. Call Number: 610.7301 NURSING 2006t

Nursing theories and nursing practice (2nd ed.). Call Number: 610.7301 NURSING 2006n

Nursing: Concepts of practice (5th ed.). Call Number: 610.7301 OREM-D 1995

Philosophies and theories for advanced nursing practice. Call Number: 610.7301 PHILOSO 2011t

Peplau's model in action. Call Number: 610.7301 SIMPSON 1991

Nursing: Human science and human care. Call Number: 610.7301 WATSON 1999

Postmodern nursing. Call Number: 610.7301 WATSON 1999p

Nursing: Human science and human care : a theory of nursing. Call Number: 610.7301 WATSON 1999

Nursing theories and models. Call Number: 610.7301 WESLEY 1991

Nursing illuminations: A book of days. Call Number: 610.7301092 VANBETT 2004

A dictionary of nursing theory and research. Call Number: 610.7303 POWERS 1990

Hildegard Peplau: Psychiatric nurse of the century. Call Number: 610.7368092 CALLAWA 2002