Explore the influence of Jean Watson’s Theory of Human Caring on your future role as an APN. The student will explore the concepts and caritas processes from the Theory of Human Caring and present how these concepts may impact their future APN role. 

Directions:

  1. The student will create a PowerPoint and include speaker notes that may be added to the speaker note section on each slide. 
  2. The presentation should be limited to no more than 10 slides. See suggested slides below.
  3. If you are unfamiliar with Dr. Watson’s theory see this overview.

A suggested outline for the presentation may include the following slides:

Slide 1 – Introduction to yourself and future planned APN role and practice

Slide 2 – Previous experience with Watson’s Theory of Human Caring

Slide 3 – Core Concepts of the Theory Applicable to the APN role

Slide 4 – Core Concepts of the Theory Applicable to the APN role (as needed)

Slide 5 – Five Carative Factors or Caritas Processes You Plan to Use in the APN Role

Slide 6 – Five Carative Factors or Caritas Processes You Plan to Use in the APN Role (as needed)

Slide 7 – What Does the Theory of Human Caring Mean to You

Slide 8 – APN Implications of Theory of Human Caring

Slide 9 – Summary/Main Points

Slide 10 – Reference

Speak notes are required for this presentation. They are used to help you remember what you will be saying as you give the presentation. You can record the power point or add detailed speaker notes. Do not bog down you slide with cluttered wordy slides use them in the speaker note section. Use images, graphs, pictures on the slides. Remember to add citations to the speaker notes, and add a reference slide.