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Organizing Framework Figure

ORGANIZING FRAMEWORK FIGURE Concepts of Nursing’s Meta-Paradigm

HUMAN BEINGSENVIRONMENTHEALTHNURSING PRACTICE
HolismPersonal/SocialLived ExperiencesCaring
Life SpanNational / Global / BeyondWellness / IllnessPower / Empowerment Autonomy
Client Systems: Individual, Family, Aggregate, CommunityContext: physical, psychosocial, ethical/moral, legal, historical, cultural, political, economicStress / CopingCommunication
Clinical, Competence, Therapeutic, Nursing, Interventions
Critical Thinking (Nursing Process), Cognitive Function (Research Process), Locus of Decision Making ContextRole Development-Learner:
Researcher
Scholar
Scientist-Clinician:
Caregiver
Critical Thinker
Collaborator
User of Nursing Theory-Leader:
Manager
Coordinator
Change Agent
Role Model

*Nursing Theory used as a base rather than as an organizer.

Nursing Models used Rogers, Brenner, and Watson

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