Nursing Theory

Purpose And Process

You will choose a concept for analysis. The concepts you will choose from are related to nursing practice, education, and/or administration.

For example, if you are planning to be a family nurse practitioner, you might choose the concept of family support. In the concept analysis assignment, you will review the literature related to the study of your concept from different disciplines.

Doing so will help illuminate the meaning of the concept for you. View it as helping you build the foundation for your nursing research proposal in, Advanced Nursing Research, and adding to your body of knowledge.

For example, a former student, who planned to specialize in women’s health, chose the concept of post-partum depression for her concept analysis