Caring is the essence of nursing. As such, holistic nursing practice, described as nursing care that focuses on the wellness of the mind, body, and spirit, should be aligned with the concepts of caring.
The purpose of this paper is to explore holistic nursing practice (HNP) and a specific nursing caring theory in this case (Theory of Human Caring by Jean Watson) and to align the core values of HNP with the concepts of a nursing caring theory. The guidelines for this paper are located below see attachment and follow directions. The paper should be no more than ten (10) pages, using appropriate APA format with intext citation and references within the last 5 years.