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holistic, nursing, spiritual care, Theory of Nursing for the Whole Person



  1. Ward, Emma
  2. Swanson, Cheryl


ABSTRACT: The Theory of Nursing for the Whole Person (TNWP) is a wholistic theory that focuses on the integration of body, mind, spirit, individual, family, and community. A qualitative descriptive research study explored Oral Roberts University graduates' perceptions of their use of the TNWP in practice. Analysis revealed six major themes. Respondents felt that the TNWP was a necessary tool to truly care for patients.