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Nurse Theorists & Nursing Theories: Books
An introduction to finding books, articles, videos, and Web sites about influential nurse theorists and their theories.
To locate books owned by the Indiana University Kokomo Library, search the catalog: IUCAT. IUCAT is programmed to recognize the official Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH). These headings can sometimes be very formal and not necessarily intuitive. The following terms might help you in your searching.
Nursing -- Philosophy
All of the books linked below have been assigned one or more of the bulleted subject headings. Once you have connected to the catalog record for the book, look for the live "Subject Heading" links and click on them to see similar books.
The librarians have selected a few books that might get you started.
Description: 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences; 4 3/4 in.
Summary: Consists of a series of interviews with 6 prominent members of the nursing profession. There are discussions on nursing theory, the importance of the profession and its future.
Description: 1 videodisc (20 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary: Nursing theory, the foundation of knowledge for the delivery of nursing care, is used to describe, explain, predict, and develop a plan of nursing care. This program shows how nursing theory is applied to nursing practice and patient care.
Description1 videodisc (45 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary: The latest theories of excellence and effectiveness in nursing are focusing on a more holistic approach... In this film a group of nursing specialists discuss how these new theories can best help the nurse providing direct care.