Orem’s Self Care Deficit Theory
This assignment complete the analysis of a theory by evaluating it’s usefulness in practice.
Instructions: Using Orem’s Self Care Deficit Theory complete an evaluation using the questions below as subheadings. Use narrative writing, follow APA writing guidelines, and include acknowledgement of sources. You must have a title page and reference page. You must determine after each question if the answer was a strength or weakness of the theory. The evaluation outline is adapted from the Synthesized Method for Theory Evaluation, McEwen & Wills (2014), p.108.. Do not answer with “yes” or “no” responses. Use each question as a subheading.
Support your responses with a minimum of 3 (three) references. You may use the course textbook as one of your references, as applicable.
Part III: Theory Evaluation
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● Is the theory congruent with current nursing standards?
● Is the theory congruent with current nursing interventions or therapeutics?
● Has the theory been tested empirically? Is it supported by research? Does it appear to be accurate/valid? Explain.
● Is there evidence that the theory has been used by nursing educators, nursing researchers, or nursing administrators? Provide examples.
● Is the theory relevant socially and cross-culturally? Explain.
● Does the theory contribute to the discipline of nursing? In what way/s?
● Summary: What is your “take away” from this review? Evaluation