Week 2 Reflections NR501NP

Weekly objective

  1. Explore an area of interest through patterns of knowing (CO 1)
  2. Examine the components of the nursing metaparadigm.
  3. Examine different patterns of knowing in nursing. (CO 2)
  4. Analyze the benefits of reflection for shaping and understanding theory. (CO 2)
  5. Differentiate between the received and perceived schools of scientific thought. (CO 2)

Course Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate logical and creative thinking in the analysis and application of a theory to nursing practice. (PO 2 and 5)
  2. Apply nursing theory as a framework to guide the development of new knowledge and implementation of evidence-based practice in future professional settings. (PO 1 and 4)

The above is just additional information for the question below.

 Write 1-2 paragraphs reflecting on ways of knowing and the use of metaparadigm in the NP role 

  • Provide one specific example of how you achieved the weekly objectives.
  • What do you value most about your learning this week?
  • What else about the weekly topics do you need to explore to grow further as a future NP?