(Answered) NR501NP Week 1: Nursing Theory (Orig Post Due Wednesday, Responses Due Sunday)


NR501NP Theoretical Basis for Advanced Nursing Practice

Preparing the Assignment

For many students enrolled in NR501, this is an initial course for nursing theory. So, let’s have a debate. Is nursing theory important to the nursing profession? In particular, is it important for nurse practitioners? Does theory inform nurse practitioner practice? If you believe that it is important, explain why it is useful. If you do not believe that it is useful, explain why nursing theory is not necessary to the profession.


Nursing is a practice profession that is focused on supporting the health of patients and their families. In order to be a competent nurse and practitioner, it is important to understand the basis of professional nursing, and possess the knowledge and skills to implement change and continue to develop and advance the healthcare field. Nursing theory provides the nursing profession’s framework, helps identify the unique qualities of the profession, and provides the knowledge necessary for safe practice (Iskandarani et al., 2012). ……..please click the icon below to purchase full answer at $10