Monday, July 13, 2009

Martha Rogers

Welcome to N207_2009_Group E's Headquarters. You came just in time! We nurse detectives were just about to start an investigation on one of the theories of nursing and it would be great if you could join us! Our main objective would be to know what the Science of Unitary Human Beings theory is all about.

Are you ready?

Let's begin by getting to know some facts about the main proponent of the theory,

Dr. Martha Elizabeth Rogers

Whew! Now that was a lot of useful information. We're getting to know more and more about the theory. Before we move on with our investigation, let's take a breather! Time for an intermission brought to you by our very own team members! Just click on the slide below to start the show!

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A round of applause for our performers!*CLAP* *CLAP* *CLAP* Now back to work guys. So far we've learned about the author of the theory, her theoretical sources and her major concepts and definitions. Now it's time to learn more about the theory.

Major Concepts and Theoretical Assumptions

So now we know about the theory. We need to find out what the community thinks about it. How did the nursing community accept this theory?
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We're almost done! Here are a few insights from the detectives in our headquarters.

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EUREKA! We've received word from our intelligence
unit that there is a way to communicate with the main proponent of the theory!
Thanks to the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing,
for interviewing Martha Rogers for us! Let's hear what she has to say.

Who better to get insights about the theory
than the theorist herself!
Now let's STOP for a moment.
Before we draw our conclusion,
let's review a few of the facts that we know so far.

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Did you get the answers correctly? Great! Have you figured it out already? Gathering all the data we've acquired, we are now ready to make our conclusion. We have a guest detective, Afaf ibrahim Meleis, the author of Theoretical Nursing: Development & Progress, who will help us in closing our investigation. He states:

"In addition to Florence Nightingale, who introduced nursing to the notion of the centrality of environment in nurses' domain of practice, Martha Rogers is the person-environment relationship guru. Furthermore, her theory supports the essentiality of patterns and patterning in understanding the experiences in health and illness. She also reinforced the idea that nursing is based on science. She pioneered the connection between physics and nursing, and she provided the optimistic view of health that empowers the individual as well as the professional nurse. She was a visionary thinker, an inspiring leader, and a theorist who was ahead of her time. She saw the world of nursing very differently, and provided a framwork for others ot experience this perspective. Despite many critics, many of her concepts and propositions continue to stimulate innovative nursing research."

CONGRATULATIONS! You've made it to the end! We hope you learned a lot about this case as we did. Because you did a good job, we have a game for you to enjoy! =)
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1 comment:

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