Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Guest Post: Nursing Theory In The Real World: 4 Ways To Apply Orem’s Theory of Self Care to Your Daily Practice

By Marina Matsiukhova

Nursing theory is seldom what draws nurses to this profession. Just for a second, think of the reasons that you became a nurse. Most nurses are drawn to the idea of helping others, increasing their knowledge of medical and health related topics, as well as the lucrative array of work options. Learning about the theorists who built nursing into the profession it is today is usually not at the top of anyone’s list; it’s simply a course subject that we endure in order to earn that coveted degree that will open many doors for us in the world of healthcare.