Write a report on the chosen theorist/theory in your group that includes the following:

Introduction: Identify the theorist and explain why they were chosen.
Explain the theorist (short biography and major influences on the theorist).
Indicate the theoretical category in which the theorist falls (can use McEwen & Wills classification or other source).
Incorporate the theory’s underlying assumptions (including how metaparadigm concepts are defined).
Include the theory’s main concepts.
Include the theory’s major propositions.
Give examples of how the theory has been applied in the literature.
Explain how the theory will be put into practice at your institution (or how it will be used as a foundation, framework, etc.). This is a plan of action.
Give concrete examples of how theory would be integrated (for example, an assessment guide) and what patient outcomes could be measured as a result of implementing the theory.
Conclusion: Contrast current practice with what would happen if theory guided practice.
Prepare this assignment in accordance with the guidelines in the GCU APA Style Guide, which can be found in the Student Success Center. There is no need for an abstract.

This assignment makes use of a rubric. Please review the rubric before beginning the assignment to become acquainted with the requirements for successful completion.

Post the Grand Theorist Report in the Module 8 Discussion Forum by one of the CLC members.

(Faye Abdellah is the assignment theorist.)

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