Discussion of concepts related to these theorists.
Early Conceptualizations About Nursing
-Let us review the works of Wiedenbach (conceptualizations of nursing)
-Henderson (who believed in the categorizations of functions that pertained to patient care)
-Hall (who envisioned three overlapping circles of care â€“ person, body, and disease from crisis to rehabilitation) that introduced nursing theory and explore the importance of nurse-patient relationships (Smith & Parker 2015).
Nurse-Patient Relationship Theories
This reading assignment focuses on conceptualizations by Travelbee, a former nursing educator, (who practiced psychiatric/mental health care) that serves as a framework that delineates the nurse-patient interaction. Remembering that patients or clients are exceptional and nursing care is delivered across several stages (Smith & Parker, 2015).
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