NSG416 Phoenix Week 4 Theory Guided Practice Assignment

NSG/416University of Phoenix

Week 4: Theory Guided Practice

Use the six criteria from this week’s readings from Fundamentals of Nursing Models, Theories, and Practice as a guide for this assignment. If you need to review the criteria, click the Presentation tab for a link to Fundamentals of Nursing Models, Theories, and Practice.

Select a practice/clinical setting.

Use the following six criteria to select a theory appropriate for the setting you chose:

  • Clinical setting
  • Origin of the theory
  • Paradigms as a basis for choice
  • Simplicity
  • Patient’s needs
  • Understandability

Explain what practice or clinical setting you chose, how the six criteria helped you choose, and why the selected theory is well suited to it.

Cite a minimum of two sources in text and include a page or slide with APA-formatted references.

Format your assignment as one of the following:

  • 1,050- to 1,225-word paper

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

Content: 14 points possible

Points possible

Points earned

Selected an appropriate theory


Explained how the six criteria led to the selection of the theory


Explained why the theory is well-suited to the named practice or clinical setting


Format: 4 points possible

Points possible

Points earned

All formats have an introduction and conclusion. All papers are formatted using APA.


Cited a minimum of three sources in APA format


Followed a structure that is clear and concise; submission is free of grammar and syntax errors


Points earned/possible/18



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