Human Caring Science: A Theory of Nursing


Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN

Second Edition February 2011, Jones & Bartlett Learning

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This book is a brief, yet comprehensive, overview of the Theory of Human Caring, Trans-personal Caring and Transcendental Research Methodology.

It can serve as a first entrance into Watson’s Theory. It is used by undergraduate and graduate programs as an accessible resource on Theory, Caritas and the Art of Caring.

It has been translated into several other languages.

First Edition 1998, National League for Nursing

Level: Accessible to all readers

Audience: Undergraduate and graduate students

JapanHumanCaringSciencesmThis image is the cover art for the Japanese translation of Human Caring Science featuring the sacred Island light from the 2,000 year old Eternal Flame. Click to enlarge.