Discussion

Section IV: Conceptual Models and Grand Theories in the Unitary Transformative Paradigm Section V: Grand Theories about Care or Caring Chapter 16: Margaret Newman’s Theory of Health as Expanding Consciousness Chapter 17: Madeleine Leininger’s Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality Chapter 18: Jean Watson’s Theory of Human Caring Discussion 5

Discussion Question: Our two-part discussion question for this week is the following: How does the theory of expanding consciousness apply to our healthcare society today? How does theory affect nursing profession to provide care to a diverse population of patients? Can you identify with any of these theories in your profession?