**Page 1: Theories Topic: Analysis and Evaluation of Nursing Theory Nurses in advanced roles have increased

**Page 1: Theories

Topic: Analysis and Evaluation of Nursing Theory

Nurses in advanced roles have increased responsibility and accountability for their practice. Therefore, it is imperative that these nurses have a solid understanding of how to evaluate nursing theories for their appropriateness and utility.

Pick a nursing theory that you may use in your future role. Briefly describe the theory and then pick three (3) evaluation criteria questions from the following list and use them to evaluate your chosen theory.

Is the purpose of the theory clearly identified? What is it?

Are the major assumptions explained? What are they?

Are the major concepts clearly defined? What are they?

Are the major relational statements (propositions) clear? What are they?

Has the theory been tested? How?

Has the theory been used in nursing practice, education or leadership? How?

**Page 2: Political Competence

Nursing advanced practice can serve as content experts for policymakers and their staff. Discuss methods that you can use to stay current with your health policy knowledge. Be specific with your response and share names of publications, websites, and other resources

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