A philosophical review of school nursing framed by the holistic nursing theory of Barbara Dossey

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Abstract

This article is a philosophical review of school nursing and its constructs framed by Barbara Dossey's holistic nursing theory. The author describes the application of holistic nursing theory within the school nurse's area of activity. The review suggests that holistic nursing theory can be applied in several areas of school nursing. School nurses have a multifaceted occupation that includes meetings with students, parents, and school staff. Barbara Dossey's holistic nursing theory offers the school nurse tools to deal with people's varied experiences, feelings, and needs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)216-224
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Holistic Nursing
Volume39
Issue number3
Early online date2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021-Sep

Swedish Standard Keywords

  • Nursing (30305)

Keywords

  • Barbara Dossey
  • holistic nursing theory
  • nursing theory
  • school nursing
  • philosophical review

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