Discuss and analyze the Nursing Theory by Betty Neuman and summarize your opinion of the usefulness of this theory.
Briefly describe Betty Neuman’s ontologic, epistemological, and axiologic beliefs. Explain and illustrate the philosopher’s position concerning goals and methods of knowledge development. Describe the philosopher’s position concerning the appropriate means for verifying knowledge. Briefly present an overview of a nursing model/theory. Describe the explicit and implicit assumptions. Identify the nurse theorist’s philosophical underpinnings. Summarize your opinion of the usefulness of this theory. Summarize your opinion of the congruence of this philosopher and this theorist in the development of nursing as an art and as a science. Would your nurse theorist and philosopher be arm-in-arm or toe-to-toe? Why?