Theory, Research, and Practice

Complete a library search for a nursing research article from a peer-reviewed nursing journal that uses a grand or middle-range nursing theory as the theoretical framework for a research study in the practice setting.
Present the article and describe how the nursing theory was used to guide the research study.
Discuss how the application of theoretical frameworks and models can strengthen nursing research studies and promote theory-based practice within the nursing profession.
Be sure to supplement your discussion with personal and professional experiences.
Attach the article to your initial discussion post.

Article attached reference
Schoenhofer, S. O., van Wynsberghe, A., & Boykin, A. (2019). Engaging Robots as Nursing Partners in Caring: Nursing as Caring Meets Care-Centered Value-Sensitive Design. International Journal for Human Caring, 23(2), 157–167.

Resources that could help:
McEwen, M. & Wills, E. (2019). Theoretical basis for nursing (5th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN 9781496351203.

Chapters 13, 17, & 20

Chinn, P. & Kramer, M. (2018) Knowledge development in nursing: Theory and process (10th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier. ISBN 9780323530613
Chapter 11
Langley, M. E., & Brown, S. T. (2010). Perceptions of the use of reflective learning journals in online graduate nursing education (Links to an external site.). Nursing Education Perspectives, 31(1), 12-7.
American Nurses Association (2018). ANA standards for excellence (Links to an external site.). [Website]. Retrieved from
American Nurses Credentialing Center (2018). ANCC: Promoting excellence in nursing (Links to an external site.). [Website]. Retrieved from

Websites that you could use:
National Institute of Nursing Research (Links to an external site.) – The NINR is one of the leading institutes of Nursing Research. Click the link and learn more. Key topics areas include:
Promoting Health and Preventing Disease
Improving Quality of Life
Eliminating Health Disparities
Setting Directions for End-of-Life Research
National Institute of Health (Links to an external site.) – Nurses participate in all forms of medical research. Check out emerging studies at the NIH. What’s happening in your specialty?
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (n.d.). AHRQ (Links to an external site.). [Website]. Retrieved from
Purdue University. (2018). Evidence based practice: EBP websites (Links to an external site.). [Website]. Retrieved from
Cochrane Library. (2019). Cochrane Library (Links to an external site.). [Website]. Retrieved from

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