Renton Technical College Library

Nursing Theorists


Nursing Theories Page - Put together by the San Diego University 
Nursing program.
Theory Terminology - Definitions of the terms used in discussing nursing theories.
Nursing Theory Link Page - From Georgia's Clayton State University.
Books in the Renton Technical College Library Collection:

Boykin, S. & O'Brien, S. (2001). Nursing as caring : a model for transforming

  practice. Boston : Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

Call number: 610.73 BOYKIN 2001

Watson, J. (1985)  Nursing : the philosophy and science of caring.  Boulder : 
  Colorado Associated University Press
Call Number:       610.73 WATSON 1985
Frey, M.A. & Sieloff, C.L. (1995). Advancing King's systems framework and
  theory of nursing. Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications
Call number: 610.7301 ADVANCI 1995k
Barnum, B. S. (1994).  Nursing theory : analysis, application, evaluation. 
  Philadelphia, PA : Lippincott.

Call Number:       610.7301 BARNUM 1994

Bishop, A. H. (1991).  Nursing : the practice of caring.  New York : 
  National League for Nursing Press  
Call Number:       610.7301 BISHOP 1991 
Leininger, M.M (Ed.) ( 2006).  Culture care diversity and universality:
  A theory of nursing (2nd ed.).    Boston : Jones and Bartlett.
Call Number:       610.7301 CULTURE 2006c
Sieloff, C.  L. (1991) Imogene King: A conceptual framework for 
  nursing. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.
Call Number: 610.7301 EVANS 1991
Hartweg, D.L. (1991).  Dorothea Orem : self-care deficit theory.  
  Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications.
Call number: 610.7301 HARTWEG 1991
Johnson, Betty M. (2010). A Introduction to theory and reasoning in nursing.
   Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health.
Call number: 610.7301  Johnson 2010 


King, I. M. (1981). A theory of nursing : systems, concepts, process. 

  Albany, NY: Delmar.

Call number: 610.7301 KING-I 1981


King, I.M. & Fawcett, J.  (1997). Language of nursing theory and

  metatheory. Indianapolis, Ind.: Center Nursing Press.

Call number: 610.7301 LANGUAG 1997n

Watson, J.  (2001).  Nursing theories and nursing practice.  
  Philadelphia : F.A. Davis.
Call Number:       610.7301 NURSING 2001t
Tomey, A.M. & Alligood, M.R. (2002). Nursing theorists and their work 
  (5th ed.) St. Louis, MO: Mosby.
Call Number:       610.7301 NURSING 2002 c.2
Kim, H. S. & Kollak, I. (2006).  Nursing Theories: Conceptual & 
   Philosophical Foundations.  New York: Springer.
Call Number: 610.7301 NURSING 2006t
Parker, M.E.  (2006).  Nursing theories and nursing practice (2nd ed.).  
  Philadelphia : F.A. Davis.
Call Number:       610.7301 NURSING 2006n
Orem, D.E. (1995).  Nursing: Concepts of practice (5th ed.). St. Louis, 
    MO: Mosby.
Call Number: 610.7301 OREM-D 1995
Simpson, H. (1991). Peplau's model in action. Houndmills, Hampshire, UK:
Call Number: 610.7301 SIMPSON 1991 
Watson, J. (1999). Nursing: Human science and human care. Boston:
 Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
Call Number:       610.7301 WATSON 1999
Watson, J. (1999). Postmodern Nursing. Edinburgh (UK): Churchill Livingstone.
Call Number: 610.7301 WATSON 1999p


Watson, J.  (1999. Nursing : human science and human care : a theory of

  nursing.  Sudbury, Mass.  Jones and Bartlett.

Call number:  610.7301 WATSON 1999


Wesley, R.L. (1992).  Nursing theories and models.  Springhouse, PA:

  Springhouse Corp.

Call Number: 610.7301 WESLEY 1991


VanBetten, P. & Moriarty, M. (2004)  Nursing illuminations: A book of days.

  St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Call Number: 610.7301092 VANBETT 2004


Powers, B.A. (1990).   A dictionary of nursing theory and research.

  Newbury Park, CA:  Sage Publications.

Call number:  610.7303 POWERS 1990 


Callaway, B. J.(2002). Hildegard Peplau: Psychiatric Nurse of the Century.  New York:  Springer Publishing Company.

Call number:  610.7368092 CALLAWA 2002




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