This section requires the following information.
• Present an analysis of the importance of nursing theory, in general, to the nursing profession. Each of the following questions are to be answered.
o Why should the study of nursing theory be included in a master’s program?
o How is nursing theory useful to the nursing profession?
o How can nursing theory be used to separate the nursing profession from other healthcare professions?
o What would be ONE concern regarding the use of nursing theory within the profession?
• References from nursing literature are required.