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Nursing Theorists: Nuring Theorists

Virginia Avenel Henderson

The theories of Virginia Avenel Henderson were selected by Summa's nurses as the basis for our philosophy of nursing and patient care.

There's a book the Summa Medical Library which is a collection of writings in tribute to Virginia Henderson, discussing her contributions and impact:

  • Virginia Avenel Henderson: Signature for Nursing / by Eleanor Krohn Herrmann, published in 1998. (Call Number: WZ 100 H497h 1998)

Hahn School of Nursing's - Nursing Theory Webpage

Nursing Theory Books in the Summa Medical Library