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NR501NP Theoretical Basis for Advanced Nursing Practice

Week 1: Nursing Theory (Orig Post Due Wednesday, Responses Due Sunday)

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For many students enrolled in NR501, this is an initial course for nursing theory. So, let’s have a debate. Is nursing theory important to the nursing profession? In particular, is it important for nurse practitioners? Does theory inform nurse practitioner practice? If you believe that it is important, explain why it is useful. If you do not believe that it is useful, explain why nursing theory is not necessary to the profession?


Nursing theory is important for the nursing profession. Chamberlain University College of Nursing (2022) explained that theory allows for the collecting and analyzing of data that then becomes a framework for professional practice. The concept of theory is the means by which a trade elevates its principles and practice into the professional realm. Theory allows a profession to collect, analyze and predict data/issues that will guide the profession and its principles of practice.……please click the icon below to purchase full answer at $5