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Nursing: NSG 916 & NSG 912

The research guide was created for NSG 910 Philosophy of Science and Nursing Theory & NSG 912 Theory Construction for the UTHSC College of Nursing DNP and PhD program.

Nursing Theories and Theorists

A Selection of Letters Written by Florence Nightingale : Letters can be searched and browsed. 

A collection of nursing theories and theorists: A pin board organized by theory or model.

Nursing theories: A list of websites about nursing theories compiled by a group of nursing librarians. 


Concept Analysis References

Here are some articles using concept analysis related to nursing roles.

Alexander, K. A., Coleman, C. L., Deatrick, J. A., & Jemmott, L. S. (2012). Moving beyond safe sex to women-controlled safe sex: A concept analysis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 68(8), 1858-1869. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05881.x PMID: 22111843

Knechel, N. (2015). When a crash is really an accident: A concept analysis. Journal of Trauma Nursing, 22(6), 321-329. doi:10.1097/jtn.0000000000000167 PMID: 26574946

Llanque, S., Savage, L., Rosenburg, N., & Caserta, M. (2016). Concept analysis: Alzheimer's caregiver stress. Nursing Forum, 51(1), 21-31. doi:10.1111/nuf.12090 PMID: 24787468

McMahon, S., & Fleury, J. (2012). Wellness in older adults: A concept analysis. Nursing Forum, 47(1), 39-51. doi:10.1111/j.1744-6198.2011.00254.x PMID: 22309381

APA Resources

You are required to use the format of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), 6th edition, for course assignments. 


  • Tutorials created by APA staff: The tutorials cover APA style formatting, citing, and writing. Once in the tutorials, simply click the Outline tab to see a list of topics.