all eight theories |

all eight theories |

This week, you will develop a PowerPoint presentation reviewing the theories from each module. Please select one theory from each module (1-8) and answer the following questions. You should have 2-4 slides per theory:

  • Describe the theory
  • Provide 3 examples of how the theory applies to current practice
  • Provide 3 positive patient outcomes resulting from utilizing the theory
  • Explain 3 benefits to nursing satisfaction when utilizing the theory
  • Describe two barriers to using the theory in practice and at least one method for overcoming each barrier (support methods with sources)
  • Support from literature clearly noted throughout

The PowerPoint presentation should include at least 8 outside references, one for each theory (Scholarly sources/journals less than 5 years old) and the textbook. The presentation should contain 2 to 4 slides per theory, for a total of 16 to 32 slides.


  • Nightingale’s Environmental Theory
  • Orem’s self care deficit
  • Orlando’s Dynamic Nurse Patient Relationship
  • King’s Conceptual System Theory
  • Roy’s Adaptation Model
  • Leininger’s Transpersonal Caring Relationship
  • Parse’s Theory of Human Becoming
  • Katharine Kolcaba’s Comfort Theory

Smith, M. C., & Parker, M. E. (2015). Nursing theories and nursing practice (4th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: F.A. Davis