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Fuld Institute for Technology in Nursing (FITNE)

The Nurse Theorist Video Series provides interviews by Jacqueline Fawcett and Martha Raile Alligood of many of nursing’s foundational theorists, preserving their voices and ideas. The videos are available online or as DVDs from Fuld institute for Technology in Nursing (FITNE). The Nurse Theorist Video Series: Portraits of Excellence comprises three volumes.

Volume 1: Interviews by Jacqueline Fawcett

Dorothy Johnson (Johnson’s Behavioral System Model)
Imogene King (King’s Conceptual System and Theory of Goal Attainment)
Myra Levine (Levine’s Conservation Model)
Betty Neuman (Neuman’s Systems Model)
Dorothea Orem (Orem’s Self-Care Framework)
Martha Rogers (Rogers’ Science of Unitary Human Beings)
Callista Roy (Roy’s Adaptation Model)
Virginia Henderson (Definition of Nursing)
Madeleine Leinnger (Leininger’s Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality)
Margaret Newman (Theory of Health as Expanding Consciousness)
Rosemarie Parse (Theory of Humanbecoming)
Ida Jean Orlando Pelletier (Theory of the Deliberative Nursing Process)
Hildegard Peplau (Theory of Interpersonal Relations in Nursing)
Reva Rubin (Theory of Maternal Identity)
Jean Watson (Theory of Human Caring)
Florence Nightingale’s Life and Work (Interviewees are Monica Bailey of the Royal College of Nursing, London, England; and Lois Montero of Brown University

Volume2: Interviews by Martha Raile Alligood

Helen Erickson (Theory of Modeling and Role Modeling)
Merle Mishel (Theory of Uncertainty in Illness)
Pamela Reed (Theory of Self-Transcendence)
Nola Pender (Theory of Health Promotion)
Afaf Meleis (Transitions Theory)
Patricia Benner (Theory of Novice to Expert)

Volume 3: Interviews by Martha Raile Alligood

Elizabeth Ann Manhart Barrett (Theory of Power as Knowing Participation in Change)
Cheryl Beck (Theory of Postpartum Depression)
Marilyn Dee Ray (Theory of Bureaucratic Caring)
Kathy Kolcaba (Theory of Comfort)
Marilyn McFarland (Leininger’s Theory of Culture Care Diversity and Universality)
Savina Schoenhofer (Theory of Nursing as Caring)

Excellence in Action Series:

Patricia Benner (From Beginner to Expert)
Dorothea Orem (Orem’s Self-Care Framework in Practice)
Callista Roy (Roy’s Adaptation Model in Practice)