Concept Analysis caregiver Burdern


Concept analysis is an approach used to clarify the meanings of terms and to define terms (concepts) so that writers and readers share a common language. Concept analysis should be conducted when concepts require further clarification or development. A method commonly seen is the Walker and Avant method. conduct a concept analysis using the 8 Steps as outlined by Walker and Avant:
Select a concept. Determine the aims of the concept. Identify all uses of the concept possible. Determine the defining attributes. Identify model case. Identify borderline, related, contrary, invented, and illegitimate cases. Identify antecedents and consequences. Define empirical referents