which nursing theory would have the greatest impact on your current area of nursing practice 1

I CURRENTLY WORK IN AN EMERGENCY ROOM CARING FOR MENTAL HEALTH PATIENT’S THAT ARE ON INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENT. I HAVE TO FIND A PSYCHIATRIC FACILITY TO ACCEPT THEM FOR ACUTE TREATMENT FOR VARIOUS ISSUES SUCH AS SUICIDAL IDEATIONS, AUDITORY AND OR VISUAL HALLUCINATIONS, PSYCHOSIS, BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS WITH YOUNG KIDS AND ADOLESCENTS, AND DRUG AND OR ALCOHOL ABUSE.

Please read the following introduction and complete the following steps for your initial discussion post:
Theory provides the basis of understanding the reality of nursing; it enables the nurse to understand why an event happens. Please share your thoughts about nursing theory.

  • Which nursing theory do you feel will have the greatest impact on your practice and why.
  • Is there an article that you particularly found most useful in utilizing theory in your area of practice?
  • Which of the units’ discussion questions did you find most challenging; discuss why you chose that one?
  • Which discussion did you find more useful to understand nursing theory and its application in your area of practice?
  • Supplement your discussion with personal and professional experiences.

Responses need to address all components of the question, demonstrate critical thinking and analysis, and include peer reviewed journal evidence to support the student’s position.

Please be sure to validate your opinions and ideas with citations and references in APA format.
Estimated time to complete: 2 hours


Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Theories and Models