Choose one of the Theoretical Models Below. Summarize the model and describe it's impact on nursing practice Minimum 300 words. Transtheoretical -- Penders Health Promotion Model -- Milios Prevention Model -- Health Belief Model -
Health promotion utilizes theories and models to guide practice. (Merriam webster.com,2016) defines a theory as the general principles of a framework of ideas in regards to a particular topic while on the hand gives meaning to a model as a set plan of action based on theoretical ideas to achieve a set goal. A distinction is made between a theory and a model in the sense that a theory is related to evidence-based knowledge and a model is built on this knowledge although it is presented as a process to reach certain targets. This essay will look at the model in nursing practice and its impacts herein.