The Nursing Need Theory was developed by Virginia A. Henderson to define the unique focus of nursing practice.
The Self-Care Nursing Theory or the Orem Model of Nursing was developed by Dorothea Orem is considered a grand nursing theory, which means the theory covers a broad scope with general concepts that can be applied to all instances of nursing.
The Environmental Theory by Florence Nightingale defined Nursing as “the act of utilizing the environment of the patient to assist him in his recovery.”
The Interpersonal relationships Theory was developed by Hildegard E. Peplau in 1952.
Faye Abdellah formulated the 21 Nursing Problems theory that changed the focus on nursing care from disease-centered to patient-centered.
The Adaptation Model of Nursing is a prominent nursing theory aiming to explain or define the provision of nursing science.
Martha Rogers' Science of Unitary Human Beings explains the coexistence of human and the environment.
Lydia Hall developed the Care, Cure, Core Theory of Nursing which is also known as "Three Cs of Lydia Hall."
Dorothea Elizabeth Orem (July 15, 1914 - June 22, 2007) was one of America's foremost nursing theorists who developed the Self-Care Nursing Theory, also known as the Orem Model of Nursing.
Dorothy E. Johnson proposed the Behavioral System Model Nursing Theory in 1968.