Identify the theorist as well as the rationale behind their pick.
Describe the theorist in your own words (short biography and major influences on the theorist).
Indicate which of the theorist’s categories he or she belongs to (can use McEwen & Wills classification or other source).
Incorporate the theory’s basic assumptions (including how metaparadigm concepts are defined).
Include the theory’s main concepts.
Include the theory’s main propositions.
Give examples of how the theory has been applied in the literature.
Describe how your institution’s theory will be implemented in practice (or how it will be used as a foundation, framework, etc.). This is a plan of action.
Give specific examples of how theory would be integrated (for example, an assessment guide) and what patient outcomes may be monitored as a result of putting the theory into practice.

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