Application of Middle-Range Theory to Problem
It is important to understand how middle-range theory can help you in your everyday environment as a nurse. In the previous assignment, you identified a practical problem that emerged from the evidence in the extant literature or professional practice. In this assignment, you will explore and apply middle-range theory to solve the specific problem that you identified in the previous assignment.
Write a paper (1,000 to 1,500 words) that describes how middle-range theory can be applied to the identified problem. The paper should include the following:
A brief summary of the problem.
A description of a middle-range theory that could be applied to the problem. Is this middle-range theory appropriate to your identified problem?
A brief discussion of the middle-range theory’s origins.
A discussion of how the middle-range theory has been previously applied.
A discussion of the application of the middle-range theory to the identified problem. How would your practice change by incorporating this theory?
Prepare this assignment according to guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.