Primary reference must be from peer-reviewed English titled NURSING journal less than 5 y/o and the course textbook. Supplemental references may be from National professional or governmental, or educational organizations(.org, .gov, and .edu).
The initial posting must have a different reference than the response to peer posting. See grading criteria and rubric for discussion postings. APA format required.
This textbook should be used as a reference:
George, J. (2011). Nursing theories: The base for professional practice (6thed.). Boston: Pearson.