Choose a concept relevant to your nursing practice [present or


Choose a concept relevant to your nursing practice [present or future]. Following the guidelines given in Chinn & Kramer [Chapter 7], analyze the concept and develop cases: model, contrary, related, and borderline. The paper length should not exceed 10 pages

Criteria for concept analysis paper:

  1. Identification of Concept points (20 points)
  2. Background & significance of concept. Discuss the meaning of the concept as used in 3 theories [1 should be a nursing theory.] Incorporate relevant research that has been conducted. Discuss why this concept analysis is necessary for nursing
  3. Aims of this analysis (5 points)
  4. Definitions (10 points)
  5. Provide definitions for concepts& other term used, including operational definitions as appropriate
  6. Development of cases (30 points)
  7. Provides cases: Model, contrary, related & borderline (30 points)
  8. Tentative Criteria (15 points)
  9. Discuss criteria developed for concept (15 points)
  10. Overall Evaluation (20 points)

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