Ernestine Wiedenbach (1964) The Helping Art of Clinical Nursing
The Helping Art of Clinical Nursing
Developed the Clinical Nursing – A Helping Art Model.
She advocated that the nurse’s individual philosophy or central purpose lends credence to nursing care.
She believed that nurses meet the individual’s need for help through the identification of the needs, administration of help, and validation that actions were helpful. Components of clinical practice: Philosophy, purpose, practice and an art.