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NUR 200 - Theory and Professional Practice

A guide for students in Nursing 200 classes

Nurse Theorists

Sr. Calista Roy

Imogene King

Dorothea Orem

Madeleine Leininger

Jean Watson

Florence Nightingale

Martha Rogers

Dorothy Johnson

Virginia Henderson

Patricia Benner

Betty Neuman

Rosemarie Rizo-Parse

Hildegard Peplau

Margaret Newman

Rosemarie Parse

Katharine Kolcaba

Primary Sources

Examples of primary sources regarding nurse theorists:

  • A book written by the theorist (search the Scholar Library Catalog by author)
  • A memoir or autobiography written by the theorist
  • A scholarly journal article written by the theorist (search for articles using CINAHL and other databases)
  • An interview with the theorist