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Nursing Theorist

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Dr. Joyce Fitzpatrick

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About the Theorist

  • Born in 1944
  • BSN - Georgetown University
  • MS in psychiatric-mental health nursing - Ohio State University
  • PhD in nursing - New York University and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University.
  • Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing - 1981
  • Presently, Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.

Rhythm Model includes four content concepts and they are:

  • person
  • health
  • wellness-illness and
  • metaparadigm.

Subject Guide

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