Choose a nursing theory and research an article that includes a nursing theory and its utilization in nursing practice or nursing research. Write a two paragraph summary of the article highlighting the application of the selected nursing theory to nursing practice and reaserach
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I uploaded the nursing theory.LEVINE’S THEORY
PRESENTED BY : PRAMOD KUMAR
• Myra Estrin Levine (1920-1996) was born in
—Levine developed an interest in nursing
because her father (who had gastrointestinal
problems) was frequently ill and required
nursing care on many occasions.
—Levine graduated from the Cook County School of
Nursing in 1944 and obtained her BS in nursing
from the University of Chicagoin1949.
—Following graduation, Levine worked as a private
duty nurse, as a civilian nurse for the US Army, as
a surgical nursing supervisor, and in nursing
—After earning an MS in nursing at
Wayne State University in 1962
—She authored 77 published articles
which included “An Introduction to Clinical
Nursing” with multiple publication years on
1969, 1973 & 1989.
—She also received an honorary
doctorate from Loyola University in 1992.
She died on 1996.
• Levine told others that she did not set out
to develop a “nursing theory” but had
wanted to find a way to teach the major
concepts in medical-surgical nursing and
attempt to teach associate degree
students a new approach for daily nursing
activities. Levine also wished to move
away from nursing education practices
that were strongly procedurally oriented
and refocus on active problem solving
and individualized patient care (George,
COMPOSITION OF CONSERVATION
• Levine’s Conservation Model is focused in
promoting adaptation and maintaining wholeness
using the principles of conservation. The model
guides the nurse to focus on the influences and
responses at the organismic level. The nurse
accomplishes the goals of the model through the
conservation of energy, structure, and personal and
social integrity .
ADAPTATION WHOLENESS CONSERVATION
• Adaptation is the process of change,
and conservation is the outcome of
adaptation. Adaptation is the process
whereby the patient maintains integrity
within the realities of the environment.
• Levine stated that “the unceasing interaction
of the individual organism with its
environment does represent an ‘open and
fluid’ system, and a condition of health,
wholeness, exists when the interaction or
constant adaptations to the environment,
permit ease—the assurance of integrity…in
all the dimensions of life.”
• the product of adaptation. Conservation is from the
Latin word conservatio, meaning “to keep together” .
“Conservation describes the way complex systems are
able to continue to function even when severely
challenged.”Through conservation, individuals are
able to confront obstacles, adapt accordingly, and
maintain their uniqueness. “The goal of conservation
is health and the strength to confront disability” as “…
the rules of conservation and integrity hold” in all
situation in which nursing is re