The “theory-practice gap,” has prevented nursing profession from full utilization of its knowledge base in practice, and has impeded the view of nursing as a theoretically based discipline, to its detriment. There are distinctly different viewpoints to this argument. Being honest about your reaction, answer the following questions in a single page Word document:
- Briefly explain what the theory-practice gap is and identify the contrasting viewpoints regarding this theory.
- Explain on what viewpoint side do you stand on the issue, and why. Use examples from your practice