Jean Watson is an American nurse theorist and nursing professor who is best known for her Theory of Human Caring. She is the author of numerous texts, including Nursing: The Philosophy and Science of Caring. Wikipedia
Nursing is concerned with promotion health, preventing illness, caring for the sick, and restoring health.
Nursing is a human science of persons and human health-illness experiences that are mediated by professional, personal, scientific, esthetic and ethical human care transactions
She defined caring as a nurturing way or responding to a valued client towards whom the nurse feels a personal sense of commitment and responsibility. It is only demonstrated interpersonally that results in the satisfaction of certain human needs. Caring accepts the person as what he/she may become in a caring environment
The formation of a humanistic-altruistic system of values
Instillation of faith-hope
The cultivation of sensitivity to one’s self and others
The development of a helping- trust relationship
The promotion and acceptance of the expression of positive and negative feelings.
The systemic use of the scientific problem-solving method for decision making
The promotion of interpersonal teaching-learning
The provision for supportive, protective and corrective mental, physical, socio-cultural and spiritual environment
Assistance with the gratification of human needs
The allowance for existential phenomenological forces