The impact of Dorothea E. Orem's life and work: an interview with Orem scholars

Nurs Sci Q. 2009 Jan;22(1):41-6. doi: 10.1177/0894318408329160.


This column serves as a tribute to Dorothea Orem's work and focuses on her leadership in the development of nursing science and nursing theory. Nurse scholars give a picture of Orem's contributions over her life and reflections about the future of nursing and healthcare.

Publication types

  • Biography
  • Historical Article
  • Interview

MeSH terms

  • Canada
  • Diffusion of Innovation
  • Forecasting
  • History, 20th Century
  • History, 21st Century
  • Humans
  • Leadership
  • Nurse-Patient Relations
  • Nursing Research / history*
  • Nursing Theory*
  • Professional Autonomy
  • Research Personnel / history
  • United States

Personal name as subject

  • Dorothea E Orem