Introduction of TFN Concepts

  1. statements that form the bases for defining concepts and framing propositions
  2. provide the context for a theory; accepted as truths, and represent values and beliefs
  3. When assumptions are challenged, they become ___________.
  4. a term used to describe a phenomenon or a group of phenomena
  5. territory of the discipline; contains the subject matter of a discipline, the main agreed-on values and beliefs, the central concepts, the phenomenon of interest, the central problems of the discipline, and the methods used to provide some answers in the discipline
  6. branch of philosophy that focuses on reflection and investigation about the nature and foundation of knowledge
  7. based on the comprehensive review of research findings, with emphases on intervention, randomized clinical trials as a gold standard, the integration of statistical findings, and making critical decisions about the findings based on evidence hierarchies, tools used in studies and in meta-analysis and cost
    Evidence-based practice
  8. the fundamental assumptions about the nature of beings, the relationships between the parts as they exist; theory of "what there is"
  9. defined as those aspects of a discipline that are shared by its scientific community; philosophical analysis of disciplines and their development
  10. presenting of ideas succinctly, under the premise that explanations should be clearest when made using the fewest statements
  11. an aspect of reality that can be consciously sensed or experienced; term, description, or label given to describe an idea about an event, a situation, a process, a group of events, or a group of situations
  12. concerned with the values and beliefs of a discipline and with the values and beliefs held by members of that discipline
  13. defined as an accepted practice or custom, or an idea translated into action, or something in reality rather than something in theory
  14. developed to answer specific questions
  15. developed to provide direction for research projects
    frameworks and models
  16. developed to represent theories and to provide direction for research projects
  17. evolve from theory, theories, or research
    theoretical and conceptual framework
  18. an organized, coherent, and systematic articulation of a set of statements related to significant questions in a discipline and communicated as a meaningful whole
  19. defined as a conceptualization of some aspect of nursing reality communicated for the purpose of describing phenomena, explaining relationships between phenomena, predicting consequences, or prescribing nursing care
    Nursing theory
  20. A nursing client is conceptualized as a ________________.
    self-care agent, conglomerate of needs
  21. A nursing client is a _____________ as interdependence, self-concept, roles, and psyche, among others.
    system of modes
  22. focus of nursing care
    person-environment interactions
  23. Health and illness behavior is a ____________________________.
    product of person-environment interactions
  24. tool for diagnosis and intervention in nursing
  25. focus of intervention
    client's environment
  26. a composite of energy fields
  27. framework for assessment or intervention
    Nurse-patient interactions
  28. chemistry, physics, biology, physiology, geology, meteorology
    Natural sciences
  29. math, logic, chemistry, physics, English (language)
    Basic or Pure Sciences
  30. psychology, anthropology, sociology, economic, history, religion
    Human or social sciences
  31. architecture, engineering, medicine, pharmacology, law
    practice or applied sciences
  32. the belief system of nursing and provides perspectives for practice, scholarship, and research
    Nursing Philosophy
  33. refers to the system of relationships of human responses in health and illness addressing biologic, behavioral, social and cultural domains
    Nursing Science
  34. seeks to understand truth; to describe nursing
    Philosophy of Science in Nursing
  35. scientific form of knowing
  36. a priori knowledge
    Personal knowledge
  37. includes feelings and hunches
    intuitive knowledge
  38. includes experiential use of muscles and balance to perform a physical task
    somatic knowledge
  39. seeking the presence of the higher power
    Metaphysical (spiritual) knowledge
  40. knowledge related to beauty, harmony, and expression
  41. knowledge of what is right and wrong
    Moral or ethical knowledge
  42. science of nursing
  43. Art of Nursing
  44. Therapeutic use of self
    Personal knowledge
  45. Moral component of nursing
  46. guides practice
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Introduction of TFN Concepts