Nurs Res 2018 Mar/Apr;67(2):122-132
Karen A. Monsen, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Teresa J. Kelechi, PhD, RN, FAAN, is Professor, College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. Marion E. McRae, MScN, ACNP-BC, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholar, is Nurse Practitioner Nurse Practitioner-Coronary Care Unit, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California. Michelle A. Mathiason, MS, is Statistician, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Karen S. Martin, MSN, RN, FAAN, is Consultant, Martin Associates, Omaha, Nebraska.
: The growth and diversification of nursing theory, nursing terminology, and nursing data enable a convergence of theory- and data-driven discovery in the era of big data research. Existing datasets can be viewed through theoretical and terminology perspectives using visualization techniques in order to reveal new patterns and generate hypotheses. The Omaha System is a standardized terminology and metamodel that makes explicit the theoretical perspective of the nursing discipline and enables terminology-theory testing research. Read More