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Dorothea E. Orem
Dorothea E. Orem
RN BSN, Ed. MSN, Ed.
Education: Diploma (early 1930's), Providence Hospital School of Nursing, Washington, DC; BSN Ed.
(1939) and MSN Ed. (1945) from the Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.
Honorary Doctorates: Doctor of Science from Georgetown University (1976) and Incarnate Word College
in San Antonio, Texas (1980); Doctor of Humane Letters from Illinois Wesleyan University,
Bloomington, Illinois (1988); Doctor Honoris Causae, University of Missouri-Columbia (1998).
continues to be active in theory development. She completed the 6th edition of Nursing:Concepts of
Practice, published by Mosby in January 2001.
Self-Care Theory in the Ambulatory Setting.
Ann M. Mayo. San Diego
Self-Care Deficit Nursing Theory -
International Orem Society for Nursing Science and
Scholarship web site. It is for the discussion and
dissemination of information related to Orem's Self-Care
Deficit Nursing Theory.
Self-Care Framework - The basic
premise of the model is that individuals can take
responsibility for their health and the health of others. In
a general sense, individuals have the capacity to care for
themselves or their dependents. (Information from
Nursing Concepts of Practice
Textbook presents the development of nursing theory and illustrates its relevance to nursing
practice. Discusses the foundations of nursing as a field of knowledge and practice and provides
an approach to 'knowing and thinking nursing.' Contains five new chapters and three revised
chapters. Previous edition: c1995.
Hardcover: 542 pages
Publisher: C.V. Mosby; 6th edition (January 15, 2001)
Self-Care Theory in Nursing: Selected Papers of Dorothea Orem
Text consists of selected writings from Dorothea Orem regarding nursing education, nursing
science, and nursing practice. Features nature, structure, content, and relations of the nursing
profession. As a pioneer in the development of nursing theory, Orem's papers are cited
chronologically and provide the structure of nursing as a practical science and discipline.
Hardcover: 374 pages
Publisher: Springer Pub Co (March 1, 2003)
Thursday May 20, 2010