Nursing Theories and Theorists

In this guide for nursing theories, we aim to help you understand what comprises a nursing theory and its importance, purpose, history, types or classifications, and give you an overview through summaries of selected nursing theories.

Imogene King: Theory of Goal Attainment

Imogene King was a pioneer in nursing and renowned for her development of the nursing theory: “Theory of Goal Attainment”. Get to know Imogene King’s biography, major concepts of her theory, and its application and impact in nursing.