The Caritas as it manifests into practice takes many forms. Below are articles which illuminate the ways in which Caring is currently influencing clinical thought and action. We are working to make them all available for download. Currently only those underlined are available.
You may wish to examine the Caring Factor Scale (Copyright © 2006 Nelson, J., Watson, J. & INOVA Healthcare) I developed in concert with John Nelson, President of Healthcare Environment, Inc. This tool gives real and measurable ways to examine the use of the Caritas Process in your clinical setting.
- Wafika A. Suliman, et.al. (2009). Applying Watson’s Nursing Theory to Assess Patient Perceptions of Being Cared for in a Multicultural Environment. Journal of Nursing Research 17(4), 293-300.
- Linda Luna, PhD, RN, CTN (1998). Culturally Competent Health Care: A Challenge for Nuses in Saudi Arabia. Journal of Transcultural Nursing 9(8), 8-14.
- Pamela P. DiNapoli, PhD, RN, CNL, et.al. (2010). Measuring the Caritas Process: Caring Factor Survey. International Journal Human Caring 14(3), 15-20.
- Kate Bent, et.al. (2005). Being and Creating Caring Change in a healthcare system. International Journal Human Caring 9(3), 20-25.
- Linda Birk, RN, PhD On behalf of the CNE, Karen Hill, RN, MSN, CNAA, FACHE. The selection and integration of Watson’s theory at Central Baptist Hospital, Lexington KY
- Carolyn Brown et.al. (2005). Caring in Action: The patient care facilitator role. International Journal Human Caring 9(3), 51-58.
- Chantal Cara; (2003). Continuing Educ.: A Pragmatic View of Jean Watson’s Caring Theory. International Journal for Human Caring. 7(3):51-61.
- Joan Clark (2006). Developing the Clinical Nurse Leader Role in the Baptist Hospital of Miami 12 Bed Hospital Model ©
- Dr. Joanne Duffy’s Quality Caring Model
- Fawcett, J. (2002). The nurse theorists: 21st century updates – Jean Watson. Nursing Science Quarterly, 15(3), 214-219.
- Falk Rafael, A. (2000). Watson’s Philosophy, science, and theory of human caring as a conceptual framework for guiding community health nursing practice. Advances in Nursing Science. 23(2), 34-49
- Watson, J. & Foster, R. (2003) The Attending Nurse Caring Model: Integrating theory, evidence and advanced caring-healing therapeutics for transforming professional practice. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 12: 360-365.
- Pauser Wolf, T (2003).Building a caring client relationship and creating a quilt. Journal of Holistic Nursing. 21:1, 81-87.
- Linda Ryan. (2005). The journey to integrate Watson’s Caring theory with clinical practice. International Journal Human Caring 9(3), 26-30.
- Quinn, J., Smith, M., Swanson, K., Ritenbaugh, D. & Watson, J. (2003). Research guidelines for assessing the impact of the healing relationships in clinical nursing. Alternative Therapies. May/June 2003. 9(3): A65-A79.
- Rosenberg, S. (2006) Utilizing the Language of Jean Watson’s Caring Theory Within a Computerized Clinical Documentation System. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing. 24(1):53-56, January/February 2006.
- Faculty Matters: Kathleen Sitzman, RN, MSN
January/February 2006 issue of the National League for Nursing journal
Nursing Education Perspectives, Vol. 27, No. 1, © National League for Nursing
- Sitzman, K. (2002). Interbeing and mindfulness: A bridge to understanding Jean Watson’s Theory of Human Caring. Nursing Education Perspectives, 23(3), 118-123.
- Watson, J. (2002). Guest editorial: Nursing: Seeking its source and survival. ICU NURS WEB J Issue 9, pp. 1-7 Spring.