"You are correct, but we have to learn it anyway."
"This keeps the focus of nursing narrow."
"Theories help explain why nurses do what they do."
"Exposure to theories will help you later in graduate school."
Orem's theory is useful in designing interventions to promote self-care.
Orem's theory focuses on cultural issues that may affect compliance.
Orem's theory allows for reduction of anxiety with communication.
Orem's theory helps nurses manipulate the patient's environment.
It explains why bruising occurs.
It is broad in scope and complex.
It tests a specific nursing intervention.
It reflects a wide variety of nursing care situations.
Nursing theory can direct how a nurse uses the nursing process.
Nursing theory requires the nursing process to develop knowledge.
Nursing theory with the nursing process has a minor role in professional nursing.
Nursing theory combined with the nursing process is specific to certain ill patients.