Is nursing theory important to the  nursing profession?

Is nursing theory important to the  nursing profession?

In particular, is it important for nurse practitioners? Does theory inform nurse practitioner practice? If you believe that it is important, explain why it is  useful.  If you do not believe that it is useful, explain why nursing theory  is not necessary to the profession?

Assigned readings or online lesson
and at least one outside scholarly source is included. The scholarly source is:
1) evidence-based,

2) scholarly in nature,

3) published within the last 5 years
References have complete information as required by APA
In-text citations and references included for all in-text citation
Butts, B. J. & Rich, L. K. (2018). Philosophies and Theories For Advanced Nursing Practice (3rd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. Chapter 2, pp. 21-31, Chapter 4

Please use the reference provided and another outside scholarly source within the last 5 years.

Answer every question

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