This discussion provides an opportunity to start this assignment. Select a nursing concept, supported by a nursing theory, and address the following components included in a concept analysis

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Question: This discussion provides an opportunity to start this assignment. Select a nursing concept, supported by a nursing theory, and address the following components included in a concept analysis:

  • Definition of concept
  • Identification of three attributes of the concept
  • Description of one antecedent and one consequence of the concept
  • Identification of two empirical referents
  • Brief explanation of theoretical applications of the concept (How is the concept relevant to a nursing theory?)

This information does not have to be comprehensive but provides a foundation to the upcoming assignment. Be sure to include scholarly references.

Readings:

McEwen, M., & Wills, E. (2014). Theoretical basis for nursing (4th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

  • Chapter 3: Concept Development: Clarifying Meaning of Terms

Required Reading: The articles below provide information on formal concept analysis that used the steps listed in the guidelines for the Concept Analysis.

Helvig, A., Wade, S., & Eades, L. (2016). Rest and the associated benefits in restorative sleep: A concept analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 72(1), 62-72. doi:10.1111/jan.12807

Robert, R. R., Tilley, D. S., & Petersen, S. (2014). A power in clinical nursing practice: Concept analysis on nursing intuition. MEDSURG Nursing, 23(5), 343-349.

Shultz, S., & Hand, M. W. (2015). Usability: A concept analysis. Journal of Theory Construction & Testing, 19(2), 65-70.