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- Choose a theory that finds practical application in critical care/pediatric/psychiatric nursing and discuss the origins of the theory based on the following criteria:
- How did the happenings of the nursing profession impact the origin of this theory?
- What values, evidence, or existing knowledge did the theorist cite to support the theory?
- What was the theorist’s motivation behind writing the theory?
- Compare the nursing philosophy of Benner and Henderson on the basis of the following criteria.
- Main ideas of the theory
- Main concepts
- Relationships between concepts
- How different concepts affect each other
Cite an example or case study from your field where both these philosophies find practical utility.