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Biography of Dorothea Orem

Biography of Dorothea Orem

Dorothea Orem is one of America’s foremost nursing theorists. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1914. Orem started her nursing career at Providence Hospital School of Nursing in Washington D.C., where she received a diploma of nursing in the early 1930’s. Dorothea Orem later completed her [...] Read more »

Ida Jean Orlando Nursing Theory

ida jean orlando nursing theory

Ida Jean Orlando was born in 1926 with an Irish American descent. She received her nursing diploma from New York Medical College, Lower Fifth Avenue Hospital, School of Nursing, her BS in public health nursing from St. John’s University, Brooklyn, NY, and her MA in mental health nursing from [...] Read more »

Biography of Sister Callista Roy

biography of sister callista roy

Sister Callista Roy is best known for her work on the Roy Adaptation Model of Nursing. She was born on October 14, 1939 in Los Angeles, California. She graduated from Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles in 1963 where she earned a Bachelor of Arts with a major in nursing degree. Sister Callis[...] Read more »