Application of Watson’s Theory of Human Caring to Clinical Practice

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Application of Watson’s Theory of Human Caring to Clinical Practice
Nursing theories are important in nursing care because they provide a framework that can be used to guide nursing practices and research. Jean Watson conducted research in the areas of human caring and loss and published the foundation of the theory of nursing in 1979 in ‘The philosophy and science of caring’ (Current Nursing, 2011). The nursing theory that was developed includes a transpersonal relationship between the nurse and the patient and human caring in the healing process. The theory of Human Caring was developed from personal experiences, values, beliefs and from her doctoral work (Lukose, 2011). Watson’s Theory of Human Caring is my nursing theory of choice...
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