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Research Nursing Theory/Theorists

Following websites are excellent resources for nursing theory and information about nursing theorists, including Nightingale, Watson, Henderson, Peplau, Leininger, Benner and others:


Here are some subject headings in CINAHL. You have many options.

  • Nursing Practice, Theory-Based
  • Nursing Theory
  • Watson's Theory of Caring
  • Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
  • Henderson Nursing Model
  • Nursing History
  • History of Nursing

Books in GTC Library

History of Nursing: Development of Nursing in the United States