The purpose of this assignment is to describe, evaluate and discuss application of a nursing grand or mid-range theory. This
assignment also provides the learner an opportunity to connect theory and research to nursing phenomena. Learners will develop an
8-10 page paper (excluding the title page and references) using APA style to address the elements listed below.
Theory/Author Name and Background
Select a Grand or Mid-Range Theory that is appropriate to your practice setting.
Describe the theorist’s background in detail and discuss how their experiences have impacted the theory development.
Examine crucial references for the original and/or current work of the theorist and other authors writing about the selected
Identify the phenomenon of concern or problems addressed by the theory.
Explain whether the theory uses deductive, inductive or retroductive reasoning. Provide evidence to support