The “theory-practice gap,” as some have called it, has prevented our profession from full utilization of its knowledge base in practice, and has impeded the view of nursing as a theoretically based discipline, to its detriment. There are distinctly different viewpoints to this argument, based on the different perspectives of academics and theoreticians on the one hand and that of practitioners on the other. Being honest about your reaction, and applying critical thinking skills to the question, where do you stand on the issue, and why? Apa format.
- What would be the top five pieces of evidence that you would select to be featured in your e-portfolio?
- Why did you select these pieces of evidence?
- What was it about them that made you think they would represent who you are?
Be sure to make reference to the week’s readings in your response! Please let neither your initial post nor any of your replies exceed one paragraph.
After you have made your own post, you will be able to see those of your classmates. Reply to at least one classmate’s post.
This activity will be graded according to the grading rubric for discussions in the course syllabus.
McGonigle & Mastrian 2018 Nursing Informatics and the foundation of knowledge. Chapters 21 and 22