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Answer the following as part of your  discussion response:
What is nursing theory? Discuss the significance of nursing theory in relation to nursing as a discipline and as a profession.
Read and review Virginia Henderson’s definition of nursing in Chapter 2 (p. 14). Do you agree or disagree with this definition? Why or why not? Develop or describe your own definition of nursing. 
Discuss the importance of theory-testing research. Describe the criteria for evaluating theory-testing research in nursing.
List and briefly describe each step in the analysis of a theory. Why is this important?
Please APA format see attachment.The book that is currently being used is NURSING THEORIST AND THEIR WORK BY  Martha Alligood.