THE CONCEPT OF CARING
TheConcept of Caring
The Conceptual Analysis of CaringPart1Stepsin the analysis of this concept
It is firstprudent to give some of its definitions of the term in the first stepof the analysis. According to Yost & Hess (2013), it involvesoffering intellectual, emotional, and practical assistance to anailing patient.
Defining some ofthe uses of the term and offer examples
Assessing some ofthe attributes of the concept and analyze how they influence the ideawill be the third step
The conceptualanalysis of caring will then requires different case studies that canhelp to disintegrate the idea. These include the model, borderline,contrary and invented cases that will give examples of thepracticality of the word.
Outline some ofthe related concepts on the word and the key differences between eachterm
Review some ofthe antecedents and consequences of the concept. The antecedentincludes some of the things that happen before caring whileconsequences will represent what happen after the concept.
Part2Thecritical step in the concept analysis
Assessing some ofthe attributes of the concept and analyzing how they influence theidea is the essential part of the analysis.
The definingcharacteristics of a concept help in identifying the uniqueness ofthe word while also giving it meaning.
A review of thedefining attributes of care also sets it apart from related notions.Compassion, for example, is linked to care but the reaction elicitedin each differentiates it. While care involves using one`sintellectual and physical resources to assist someone, compassion issimply a concern for other`s misfortunes (Yost et al., 2013).
A conceptualevaluation of an idea in nursing is the fundamental building blockfor theories. Since such an analysis will play a critical role indeveloping the theory, it is imperative to comprehend it fully. It,however, becomes difficult to understand any notion without assessingsome of its defining features.
Yost, K., & Hess, K. (2013). The concept of caring. Imprint,60(2), 44.