Nurse Theorist Comparison


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Nurse Theorist Comparison
Description of Metaparadigm Constructs
The two nurse theorists between compared in this essay are Madeleine Leininger and Nola Pender. Although the focus of each theorist is different, there are similarities in how both Leininger and Pender have chosen to approach some of the most significant challenges facing nursing at the present time. In this essay, the underlying philosophical orientation of both Leininger and Pender will be explored, and a critical analysis of the similarities and differences between their theories will be performed.
Nola Pender’s Health Promotion Model (HPM), a prescriptive theory, was first devised in 1982 and later revised in 1996 (McEwen & Wills, 2011, p. 225). The philosophical...
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