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Lydia Hall

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Megan Beaton

on 8 March 2013

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How Important is This Theory? How General is This Theory? The person, patient or community
Goals set by the patient and not by any other person
Behaves according to his feelings, and value system.
Focuses on personal knowing and therapeutic use of self.
Nurse uses relationships for therapeutic effect and emphasizes the social, emotional, spiritual and intellectual needs of the patient in relation to family, institution, community and the world The role of nurse and nursing care
The knowledge and actions of the nurse
Intimate bodily care
Nursing is required when people are unable to care for themselves Lydia's Life Born in New York in 1906
Grew up in Pennsylvania
Graduated York Hospital School of Nursing 1927
Bachelors in Public Health Nursing 1932
Masters of Arts degree 1942 at Columbia University
Established and directed the Loeb Centre for Nursing and Rehabilitation at Montefiore Hospital in New York from 1963-1969 How Clear is This Theory? Lydia Hall The 3 C's CORE CARE CURE Evolution of Theory Developed in late 1960's
She integrated educational and interpersonal theories into her theory
Supported Carl Roger's philosophy of "client-centered therapy"
Believed that the direct professional nurse-to-patient relationship is itself therapeutic
Believed nursing care is the chief therapy for the chronically ill patient
Strongly believed patient should only receive care from professional nurses
Theorized that individuals could be conceptualized in three separate domains The attention given to patients by the medical professionals.
The pathological and therapeutic sciences, focusing on the patient and family through the medical care
Treatment of diseases by implementing the nursing process in conjunction with medicine
The medical side of care for patients (The Person) (The Body) (The Illness) Semantic Clarity Easily understood
Lacks detail of practical application
Open to a variety of interpretations Semantic Consistency Concepts of theory are consistent
The 3 C's consistently work toward client-centered care as the goal Structural Clarity Concepts are interconnected
Each concept promotes client-centered care Structural Consistency Each of the 3 C's has it's own approach
Each C is structurally related to client-centered care How Simple is This Theory? Theory is simple
Only 3 elements
All elements related to each other
All elements related to main concept Breadth of Scope and Purpose Can be applied to a variety of environments (acute care/ community/ long-term care) To Whom Does This Theory Apply? Individuals
Communities *Not specific to a nursing specialty or at specific times When is This Theory Best Applied? Can be applied to past, present, or future Does the Purpose Apply to Specific Specialties or Groups of Nursing? Is not limited to a specific specialty
Limited to cognitively intact individuals How Accessible is the Theory? Abstract or Concrete? Are the concepts used in practice? Are the concepts clinically relevant? Are there any sub-concepts? Clinical Significance? Basic Assumptions? Do you understand this theory?

Do you like this theory? CLIENT-CENTERED CARE Application Questions 1. What are the 3 C's?
2. What concept connects the 3 C's?
3. Who does Lydia Hall believe should be providing care? References Basavanthappa, B. T. (2007). Nursing theories. Retrieved from http://books.google.ca/books?id=otzkowNBR2MC&printsec=frontcover&dq=nursing+theories&hl=en&sa=X&ei=La8zUbG6O-KnigLt_oCQBQ&ved=0CDEQ6AEwAA

Current Nursing. (2012). Care, cure, and core: The three c’s of Lydia Hall. Retrieved from

Narsglance (2011 October 25). The care, cure, core model of nursing by Lydia Hall. Retrieved from http://www.slideshare.net/narsglance/the-care-core-cure-model-of-nursing-by-lydia-hall

Oloresisimo, D. C. (2013). Lydia Hall’s nursing theory: Core, care,and cure model for geriatric care. Retrieved from http://rnspeak.com/fundamentals-of-nursing/lydia-halls-nursing-theory-core-care-and-cure-model-for-geriatric-care/
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