Answered By: Mary Kaye Hooker
Last Updated: Aug 22, 2018     Views: 192

Here are articles on the four paradigms of nursing; however, it is up to you to select an area of the nursing profession that you would apply these paradigms: 

For an overview:  The search for understanding: the role of paradigms

1. Please review the search strategy and article links below:

Database: Search box on Library HomePage (searches across 70 EBSCO databases)

Search phrase: "metaparadigm in nursing"

Filters: Full-text, academic (peer-reviewed), publication date (last five years)

2.   ProQuest Health & Medical Collection Database

Search phrase:  (1st search bar) metaparadigm ; 2nd search bar (nursing)

Adams, L.Y. (2016). The conundrum of caring in nursing.International Journal of Caring Sciences, 9(1), 1-8. Retrieved from

Adams, L.Y.  & Maykut, C. (2015). Bullying: The antithesis of caring acknowledging the dark side of the nursing profession. International Journal of Caring Sciences, 8(3), 765-773. Retrieved from

Carnevale, F. A. (2014). Interdisciplinarity and nursing research: Opportunities and challenges/Interdisciplinaridade e pesquisa em enfermagem: Oportunidades e desafios/La interdisciplinariedad y la investigación en enfermería: Oportunidades y desafíos. Revista Brasileira De Enfermagem, 67(6), 881-885. Retrieved from

Hayat, M. J., Schmiege, S. J., & Cook, P. F. (2014). Perspectives on statistics education: Observations from statistical consulting in an academic nursing environment. Journal of Nursing Education, 53(4), 185-91.

Kemerer , D., & Cwiekala-Lewis , K. (2017). Leading by walking around in long-term care and transitional care facilities. Nursing Management (2014+), 24(3), 25.

Knight, Elizabeth P, & Shea, K. (2014). A patient-focused framework integrating self-management and informatics. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 46(2), 91-7. Retrieved from

McCutcheon, T., Schaar, G., & Parker, K. L. (2016). Pender's health promotion model and HPV health-promoting behaviors among college-aged males: Concept integration. Journal of Theory Construction & Testing, 20(1), 12-19. Retrieved from

Monahan, J. C. (2014). Using an age-specific nursing model to tailor care to the adolescent surgical patient. Association of Operating Room Nurses.AORN Journal, 99(6), 733-49.

Rahim, S. (2013). Clinical application of Nightingale's environmental theory. I-Manager's Journal on Nursing, 3(1), 43-46. Retrieved from

Taleghani, F., Shahriari, M., & Alimohammadi, N. (2018). Empowering nurses in providing palliative care to cancer patients: Action research study. Indian Journal of Palliative Care, 24(1)

van Schagen, S. (2017). Making kindness count. Kai Tiaki : Nursing New Zealand, 23(1), 16-18. Retrieved from

Younas, A. (2017). A foundational analysis of Dorothea Orem's self-care theory and evaluation of its significance for nursing practice and research. Creative Nursing, 23(1), 13-23.

3. Nursing Theories in detail: