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Nursing Theorist

This LibGuide can be used to access information relevant to prominent Nursing Theorists.



Ernestine Wiedenbach
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.

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Joanna Russell Bliss
Dallas Library Center, T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences