Nursing Theorists

"Nursing theories and models provide information about: definitions of nursing and nursing practice, principles that form the basis for practice, and goals and functions of nursing."

-- Wesley, R. L. (1995). Nursing theories and models. Springhouse, PA: Springhouse Corporation. (page 2).

Bibliographies of Prominent Nursing Theorists

Works listed on the following bibliographies may not be immediately available in the Cardinal Stritch University Library.

Abdellah, Faye Glenn
Twenty-One Nursing Problems
Benner, Patricia
Novice to Expert Model
Boykin, Anne & Schoenhofer, Savina O.
Nursing As Caring
Fitzpatrick, Joyce J.
Rhythm Model
Hall, Lydia E.
Core, Care, and Cure Model
Henderson, Virginia
Definition of Nursing
Johnson, Dorothy
Behavioral System Model
King, Imogene
General System Framework
Kolcaba, Katharine
Theory of Comfort
Leininger, Madeleine
Theory of Cultural Care, Diversity and Universality
Levine, Myra
Conservation Model
Mercer, Ramona T.
Maternal Role Attainment
Neuman, Betty
Systems Model