Compare and contrast a minimum of two middle range nursing theories and discuss potential applications in your specific area of nursing practice.
Answer the following questions, support with appropriate references in in-text citations for each answer. APA.
1. Compare and contrast a minimum of two middle range nursing theories and discuss potential applications in your specific area of nursing practice.
2. Conduct a literature search in the Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) using the terms middle range theory, mid-range theory, and nursing. Select one of the articles where the development of the middle range theory is the major focus of the paper. Share the article citation and describe how the theory was developed.
3. Describe a recent or current ethical issue you have faced in nursing practice or which has attained national attention. Discuss the application of ethical theories or principles to the issue. Support the application with sound reasoning.
4. Consider yourself in a role in which you are accountable for allocation of scarce health care resources for a given situation. Discuss how ethical principles, virtues, and values affect your decision making. Describe your process for ethical decision making. How might a resolution cause conflicts between personal values and beliefs and the perspective of the community or organization?