How does the use of theory and theory development in nursing advance the profession’s foundational knowledge?
Nursing practice is both an art and science of holistic health care. For example, nursing as a science is arrived at through theory development, research as well as logical analysis. Nursing theories are important in the profession of nursing. In essence, they define the body of nursing knowledge, promote knowledge development and aim to give directions to nursing practice (Kurzen, 2005). Additionally, nursing and supporting theories are necessary to guide and improve nursing practice.
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