1- Illustrate the theory’s use in nursing science and advanced nursing practice.
a. How the theory has been used as a theoretical framework or basis for research? How are you applying this theory?
b. How has it been used in actual practice? How?
c. Discuss ethical and cultural considerations regarding use of theory.
2- Provide an example of how you would use the theory as an advanced practice nurse.
a. Describe a specific patient situation or problem ( case study) applying the comfort theory.
b. Identify which concepts in the theory would be appropriate to specifically guide practice.
c. Based upon theory, what actions could be contemplated by the advanced practice nurse?
d. Based upon theory, what specific patient situation/problem outcomes could be predicted ?
3- Describe how you would change, alter, expand or otherwise develop the theory, based upon changes in advanced nursing practice or the enviroment. Provide specific example.