To prepare:

Analyze your nursing practice for issues of particular interest or concern to you. Identify one issue as the focus of your application of theory to practice.

Review the Week 2 Learning Resources to identify specific middle range theories that may apply to your practice issue.

Choose at least two middle range theories that might be most relevant and valuable in addressing your practice issue.

Search the Walden Library for scholarly articles that address application of middle range theories to practice issues.

Consider how to frame your focus practice issue in terms of the middle range theories that you have selected.