Week 7 Assignment Click to open discussion question. Based on your readings, compare and contrast (view any similarities or differences between) the theories of Dr. Martha Rogers and Dr. Rosemarie Rizzo Parse’s theories. Which nursing theorist would you prefer and why?
Section IV: Conceptual Models and Grand Theories in the Unitary Transformative Paradigm
Martha E. Roger’s Science of Unitary Human Beings
Rosemarie Rizzo Parse’s Human becoming Paradigm.
Smith, M. & Parker, M. (2014). Nursing Theories and Nursing Practice. (4th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company.
Supplemental Text Readings:
Masters, K. (2015). Nursing Theories: A Framework for Professional Practice. (2nd ed.). Burlington, Massachusetts. Jones & Bartlett Learning.
Editorial: Theory guided practice in nursing, Saleh (2018).
Who is Marth E. Rogers?
Video: Martha Rogers Biography
Video: Martha Rogers Interview part I
Video: Martha Rogers Interview part II
What is her Science of Unitary Human Beings?
Petiprin (2016), reveals the following regarding, Martha E. Rogers’ Theory of Unitary Human Beings views nursing as both a science and an art. The uniqueness of nursing, like any other science, is in the phenomenon central to its focus. The purpose of nurses is to promote health and well-being for all persons wherever they are. The development of Rogers’ abstract system was strongly influenced by an early grounding in arts, as well as a background in science and interest in space. The science of unitary human beings began as a synthesis of ideas and facts (para. 1).