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Thursday, September 4, 2008

JOYCE TRAVELBEE (Human-to-Human Relationship Model )


JOYCE TRAVELBEE
(1926–1973)
Human-to-Human Relationship Model

“A nurse does not only seek to alleviate physical pain or render physical care – she ministers to the whole person. The existence of the suffering whether physical, mental or spiritual is the proper concern of the nurse.”
- Joyce Travelbee


Life Story
A psychiatric nurse, educator and writer born in 1926.

  • 1956, she completed her BSN degree at Louisiana State University
  • 1959, she completed her Master of Science Degree in Nursing at Yale University

Working Experiences:

  • 1952, Psychiatric Nursing Instructor at Depaul Hospital Affilliate School, New Orleans.
  • Also she taught at Charity Hospital School of Nursing in Louisiana State University, New York University and University of Mississippi.
  • 1970, the Project Director of Graduate Education at Louisiana State University School of Nursing until her death.
Publications:
  • 1963, started to publish articles and journals in nursing.
  • 1966 and 1971, publication of her first book entitled Interpersonal Aspects of Nursing.
  • 1969, when she published her second book Intervention in Psychiatric Nursing: Process in the One-to-One Relationship.


She started Doctoral program in Florida in 1973. Unfortunately, she was not able to finish it because she died later that year. She passed away at the prime age of 47 after a brief sickness.


Theoretical Sources

  • Catholic charity institutions
  • Ida Jean Orlando, her instructor—“The nurse is responsible for helping the patient avoid and alleviate the distress of unmet needs.” The nurse and patient interrelate with each other.
  • Viktor Frankl, a survivor of Auschwitz and other Nazi concentration camps—proposed the theory of logotherapy in which a patient is actually confronted with and reoriented toward the meaning of his life.


Nursing Metaparadigm
Person
- Person is defined as a human being.
- Both the nurse and the patient are human beings.
- A human being is a unique, irreplaceable individual who is in continuous process of becoming, evolving and changing.

Health
- Health is subjective and objective.
- Subjective health—is an individually defined state of well being in accord with self-appraisal of physical-emotional-spiritual status.
- Objective health—is an absence of discernible disease, disability of defect as measured by physical examination, laboratory tests and assessment by spiritual director or psychological counselor.

Environment
- Environment is not clearly defined.
- She defined human conditions and life experiences encountered by all men as sufferings, hope, pain and illness.

Illness – being unhealthy, but rather explored the human experience of illness

Suffering – is a feeling of displeasure which ranges from simple transitory mental, physical or spiritual discomfort to extreme anguish and to those phases beyond anguish—the malignant phase of dispairful “not caring” and apathetic indifference

Pain – is not observable. A unique experience. Pain is a lonely experience that is difficult to communicate fully to another individual.

Hope – the desire to gain an end or accomplish a goal combined with some degree of expectation that what is desired or sought is attainable

Hopelessness – being devoid of hope


Nursing
- Nursing is an interpersonal process whereby the professional nurse practitioner assists an individual, family or community to prevent or cope with experience or illness and suffering, and if necessary to find meaning in these experiences.”

Human-to-Human Relationship Model
- humanistic revolution

Interactional Phases of Human-to-Human Relationship Model:
1. Original Encounter
- First impression by the nurse of the sick person and vice-versa.
- Stereotyped or traditional roles
2. Emerging Identities
- the time when relationship begins
- the nurse and patient perceives each others uniqueness
3. Empathy
- the ability to share in the person’s experience
4. Sympathy
- when the nurse wants to lessen the cause of patient’s suffering.
- it goes beyond empathy—“When one sympathizes, one is involved but not incapacitated by the involvement.”
- therapeutic use of self
5. Rapport
- Rapport is described as nursing interventions that lessens the patient’s suffering.
- Relation as human being to human being
- “A nurse is able to establish rapport because she possesses the necessary knowledge and skills required to assist ill persons and because she is able to perceive, respond to and appreciate the uniqueness of the ill human being.”

*phases are in consecutive and developmental process.

Logical Form
- An inductive theory that uses specific nursing situations to create general ideas.

Application
Practice:
Hospice – self-actualizing life experience. Assumption of the sick role. Meaning of life and sickness and death.

Education:
Teaches nurses to understand the meaning of illness and suffering.

Research:
Applied in the theory of caring cancer patients.

Analysis
Clarity – is not consistent in clarity and origin.
1. Definition of terms came from dictionaries and books etc.
2. Used different terms for the same definition.
3. Focus more on adult individuals who are sick and the nurse’s role in helping them to find meaning in their sickness and suffering.
4. Deals in families and their needs but not in the community

Simplicity – not simple.
1. Contains different variables.

Generality – has wide scope of application but applicable only to those patients in distress and life changing events.

Empirical Precision – low measures of empirical soundness.
1. Result of lack of simplicity.
2. Defines concepts theoretically but does not define them operationally.
3. The model has not been tested.

Derivable Consequences – development of quality of caring.
1. It is useful because of its ability to describe, explain, predict and control a phenomena.
2. Explains the variables that affect the establishment of a therapeutic relationship between nurses and patients.
3. Lack of empirical precision also creates lack of usefulness.

References:
Octaviano, E.F. & Balita, C.E. (2008). Theoretical Foundations of Nursing: The Philippine
Perspective. Philippines: Ultimate Learning Series, 93-98.
Tomey, A.M. & Alligood, M.R. (2002). Nursing Theorists and Their Work. 5th ed. Missouri:
Mosby, 418-425.



Journal Reading



The Last Hair Strands
Danela C. Oloresisimo, RN



CANCER... medically termed as CA or cellular aberration is one of the major cause of sufferings and death around the globe. It is cause by a car­cinogen (cancer causing agent) and co-carcinogen (required for carcinogen to affect human cell and this was initiated by wrong and faulty life­style. A combined of these two produces cancer cell or oncogene which trig­gers cancerous character­istics by producing pro­tein which accelerates multiplication of cells, in­creases its responsiveness and growth, thus cancer means any malignant growth in any part of the body which can metastasized or spread all over the body if severe or malignant... But whatever medical terms or mean­ings have used to refer to cancer, still cancer is a killer. Cancer is fate of hopelessness, a fate of sufferings... a fate of dy­ing and death. It is a trai­tor, a disease that has been diagnosed on unexpected times when you have nothing to do but to wait for your time.

"It's cancer! The can­cer cells have metastasized all over your body and its malignant. A chemo­therapy can be of great help but you have nothing to do but to pray... only a miracle can save you ... You have only one short year to live." These were the words have said by my doctor six months ago and now, these are the words that keep on ring­ing into my ears every time I entered the chemo­therapy room. A tinnitus that made me deaf and hopeless.


"Miss, your chemo is finish already, how does it feel? Are you feelin' good?", my chemo­therapy nurse said as I re­plied with a coerce smile. What a question? Every­one knows how difficult it is to undergo chemo­therapy, it causes pain and weakness to my body, troubles to my mind and cries to my heart. Those questions should not been asked, the answer is obvi­ous. As my nurse contin­ues, "Miss, its been 6 months of chemotherapy and ... ", I distracted her with my words, "and still I have cancer. 6 months ago, meaning I have 6 more months to wait for my death. What is the purpose of these chemo­therapy anyway if still I have to die, this therapy is useless and this made me feel weak. And look at me, I'm dying. I do look like a corpse. My skin is desquamating my hairs begun to fall. Honestly, I started to count my last hair strands." Together with the fall of my hairs are the shattered of my dreams, washed-out of my youth and end of my value into this world. I am like a flamed candle that melts as the hour runs, a cigarette that little by lit­tle die and sand in the hour glass that become exhausted. I am useless! I'm just waiting for my death to be valuable. You know how? ... My body could be a great help for worms underground and soil fertilizer for plants and grasses over my tomb." My nurse replied, "Is that the only value you've considered to yourself? And that will gonna happen after your death and besides you are waiting for 6 months to be valuable for worms and plants only. Miss, you have 6 long months more to be valuable while you are living. Why don't you make the most of it? There are so many ways to be valuable, just only take all the opportunities that will knock on your door. Please think about it."


I am very young to die. How cruel of life it could be made me suf­fered like this way at my early age. On this moment on, I should attend differ­ent night life and parties as teenagers usually do. I should go to school and finish my chosen course. Perhaps ... I should be valuable. But this cancer ruined everything, it de­stroys me!, it destroys my cared beauty, made meweak and useless, made me old and fearful be­cause of my appearance. I started to have bald-headed, my hair started to fall ... how could I go out and roamed around to enjoy my last days here on earth. I don't want to die, I want to become a suc­cessful woman, I want to build a big company, to be rich and famous. I want to raise a family of my own. I want to be valuable and fulfilled. Actually, I have so much opportunities to attain all of these, I am an only child of the richest couple in town. I am young, fresh, popular, in­telligent and beautiful. But all of these have noth­ing to do with cancer... all have faded. Before I am a very brave and coura­geous young lady taking up political science for I want to be a lawyer some­day, a fighter fighting for one's right and now I am a useless ill lady whose coward and frightened. I want to fight for my right, my right to live... my right for my life. But fate is so cruel. If s not even, I don't have any armor to fight the battle. If s not right! It is so unfair for not giving me a chance ... a chance to prove something, to be successful, to be fulfilled... to be valuable.


As my car runs along the road on my way back home while having my sensible thoughts, I have witnessed a crime, a vic­tim of hit-and-run. With the help of my personal driver and yaya, we brought this young 20 years old man to the hos­pital and the surgeon's diagnosis is a simple frac­ture of the tibial bone of his right leg, lucky for him as a vehicular accident victim. But not 'till he woke up and complained of absence of eyesight or blindness and his opthalmologist found out that fragments of his bro­ken eyeglasses have drawn into his eyes and his doctor suggested evis­ceration or removal of the contents of the eyeball only living outer sclera and muscle to prevent fur­ther spread of infections and complications and to save optical nerves from damage. Michael had un­derwent an emergency eye surgery and as a result he could not see ... he is totally blind. And the only way for him to see is the eye transplant. I found out that he is living in the squatter's area in Quezon City with his live-in part­ner Elena, 20 years old and their daughter Michaela Elleine, a 6 months old baby girl. And according to Michael he was on his way searching for a job when the acci­dent happened. Due to early marriage and pov­erty, I have realized that Michael has nothing to pay for the bills of the hos­pital so I've decided to have some charitable deeds. After Michael's operation on the same day, I went to his house and I found out that Elena is lying on the bed of sic kness because of her heart ailments which was wors­ened by her delivery to their first baby. As she dis­covered what happened to her husband, she expe­rienced difficulty of breathing and chest pain that leads to heart attack and we brought her to the hospital where Michael was confined. And again, I accepted the load of their hospital bills. Michael was very weak and blind, he does not know where is his family located and Elena was still on ICU (In­tensive Care Unit) waiting for a heart donor for trans­plant and she was totally alone for her family was a victim of fire in Tondo two years ago. And Michaela Elleine was left alone like an abandoned child. I have nothing to do but to adopt this little poor child as long as her parents re­covered or someone claims her.


I have realized how lucky I am despite of my condition and I am not the only unfortunate per­son, there are many oth­ers whose much worst and unfortunate than me ... much oppressed. With my very young age con­sidering my condition, I started to become an in­stant mother to an instant baby girl. I have experi­enced to slept late at night because I have to read her my favorite bedtime sto­ries and to wake in the middle of the night for her bottlefeed milk or changed her diapers. I have witnessed her first crawl, first sit, first stand and first steps which are all missed by her biologi­cal mother. And the most heart breaking experience is that when I have heard her voice as she speaks, "Mi-Mi", which I thought its mommy. Her cries serve as sirene which means she needs me and her smile and laughter told me "thank you" , both brings an innate joy to my soul. I have learned a lot from taking good care of her ... I've learned how to become a mother and how I wish to be the one. And now, I know how does my mother feels when I'll pass away and I feel so lonely and sorry for that... but it is our fate.


Everyday after my therapy, together with Michaela we visited her parents and after that is her monthly check-up to her pediatrician.


Days, weeks and months passed rapidly with Michaela, I really for­got about my illness... my cancer and I forgot about dying that I have only re­maining 6 months to live. Not until I have noticed the passed of time one day when I woke-up very weak and tired, its hard for me to move and get-up on bed. I feel boneless. My eyes feels so heavy considering that I have a complete hours of sleep and my vision was blurred, I look at the mir­ror and put-off my wig, I applied some oil on my scalp and removed the sticking fallen hair and I found out that I am bald already, I have few hair strands scattered all over my head and I counted it ... its 31 all in all long hair strands which before long, silky wavy blonde hair naturally. I have re­maining 31 days to go. I have realized that its get­ting nearer, my time is over. 5 very short months passed rapidly and I have still one month to go. Now, I am not thinking about myself anymore, my concerns are all for Michaela and what I have wished for myself is "Please LORD, let me wit­ness Michaela's first birth­day."


For 3 weeks, I got busy preparing Michaela's birthday party and of signing different contracts, forms, last will and testaments inspite of my worsen condition be­cause I have so many rea­sons to be strong and that are my ambitions and dreams to be fulfilled, suc­cessful and valuable. And on the first day of my last week, we celebrated Michaela Elleine's first birthday party.


6 days to go before my countdown is over, it seems that its like yester­day that I'm waiting for another 6 months to passed, feel frightened and coward to die trying to push the days ahead. And now again inside of this four-cornered white room in front of my nurse, I put-off my wig and de­cided to removed it per­manently as long as I am living ... for 6 days. I have combed my 6 long hair strands that are tightly at­tached to my scalp and it seems like me holding so tight for my life. But like my hair strands which falls everyday, I am pre­paring for my omega. And she asked, "How does it feel?", then I sim­ply smiled at her down to my heart and replied, " I know my time is over ... I have accepted my fate."


I can die now, I am successful and fulfilled. I have proven something to myself and I can say that I am valuable not only for worms and plants but be­cause I have value in the real sense in this world. Considering my age and condition, I am very lucky and too successful for I have attained my dreams. I have built a big building for the needy and for 6 months I have raised a family by helping Michael's family and I be­come a mother with Michaela. I become an at­torney by fighting for the right of Michael's family ... the right to live and the right for life.


LORD is so great to me for giving me such opportunities before of my death. My nurse was right, there are so many ways to be valuable. I gave my light to Michael, the life to Elena and my love and caring to Michaela Elleine. And even when I am on my eternal life, I am sure that I'm still helping so many angels like Michaela, times the thousands of my hair strands fallen with a cause. Because my hair strand is equal to my value into this world and now I am waiting for the fall of my one last hair strand.


"Okay, Miss, if s time for you to sleep and have some rest", my nurse said and then I replied as she holds my hand, "Thank you very much!", with a big smile. And as I closes my eyes, after of a deep breath my last hair strand fall on the floor.



LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT

I, whose name at the undersigned was leaving my both eyes to Michael and my heart to Elena for transplant immediately after my death and I am leaving Medical Plan worth of P l, 000, 000. 00 for their hospitalization.

I am also leaving them P50,000.00 for their wed­ding and another P50,000.00 for Michaela Elleine's baptis­mal plus one-fourth of my riches and properties inher­ited from my parents with an Educational Plan. And the three-fourth will be going to the orphanage I have signed with contract which has to be open soon.

To my parents, I am leaving all of my happiness and memories with you.

To all of you, especially to my nurse, thank you very much for giving me the rea­son to live and making me valuable.

Signed:

A Lady With No Hair






Thanks To You - Collins, Tyler

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joanadel racelis said...

human to human relationship of joyce travelbee inspires me a lot.because of her theory, i found out that a good relationship to patient and to all the people that surrounds me is needed.especially when i read the story of my clinical instuctor in theoretical foundation in nursing,Mrs.Danela Oloresisimo which is the last hair strand, my tears fell. I realized that there so many things that we can do to help needy person. even if you dont know the person that much, what is important , you know how to relate yourself to others.

Angelica said...

Joyce Travelbee tragically died young at the age of 47 while beginning doctoral study.

"HUMAN-TO-HUMAN RELATIONSHIP MODEL",Joyce Travelbee's theory suggests that a positive nurse-patient relationship can bring about a favorable patient outcome. She felt nursing needed a "humanistic revolution" and a renewed focus on caring as central to nursing.

Joyce Travelbee always refer that if a patient is sick it is in pain and sufferings.Her definitons are everything in pain, hopeless,sufferings, illness,etc. that a person is experiencing.

Her theory is applicable especially in the cancer patient wherein it really helps the patient a lot to accept the fact that she is sick.Cancer is known for being one of the killer disease and the cause of sufferings around the world,it is a traitor.

"THE LAST HAIR STRAND" written by our TFN teacher, MRS. DANELA OLORESISIMO of SLSU-LUCBAN. In this novel shows the Human-to-Human Relationship of Travelbee,where the nurse, and the doctor is there to tell the patient that she must be thankful in her last hour of her life. For God given her the last minute to help other people. That every minute of the patient's life is very essntial.

Because of the chemotheraphy, the strands of hair, falling down to the floor, and that it cause weakness to patient's body, she felt hopeless. But she helped the victim of hit and run.She gave her eyes to Michael, and she gave life--a better life for Michaela.And she thought that her life is worth living.That the lady with no hair is thankful for giving reasons to live.

Ma'am,
Thanks for the novel,it is a heartbreaking story that you wrote. The stories that you shared, touches my life, especially when you told us that even in the last hour of the person he is still thinking of his love ones like in the stories of your patients,"THE CAB DRIVER" and "THE GOOD FATHER".


Angelica M. Blaquera
BSN 1-B

gestine grace d. estrada said...

Even though Joyce Travelbee's life is short, she contributed a lot in nursing profession leaving her Human-to-Human Relationship theory. Nursing field is grateful because of her works especially her theory. Her untimely loss worth all the honors and awards she received and to be recognized as a nursing theorist after her death.

The novel was really impressive and heartfelt. An inspiring story that proves us that everything happens for a reason. It reminds us that despite of all the trials we encounter we should be thankful because it is God's will. The novel also makes us realized that every individual has a mission in life that we have to fulfill.

The heartbreaking story reflects Travelbee's theory because her concepts and definitions contain pain, illness, hopelessness, and suffering in which was the character in the story portray but the difference is that she still gave a positive outlook in life despite of her long sufferings. She also inspires others rather than giving more pain and stress to others.


Gestine Grace D. Estrada
BSN-1C

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Paul John Guevarra said...

The theory of Joyce Travelbee, Human to Human Relatinship gives nurses ways on how the patients accept their illness. The story by Mrs. Oloresisimo is very inspiring for me as a student because it made me realized that now, I have opportunities to help the less fortunate people before experiencing any sickness. This story is an application to the theory of Joyce Travelbee because at first the patient with cancer didn't accept her illness and she is always thinking on why she is experiencing this difficulty but when she helped the victim of the hit and run and knew the situation of his family she realized that she is not that unfortunate and already knew why God gave her cancer. Before leaving the world, the patient understood her situation and the reasons of having cancer is to helped others. She accepted also her sickness with the help of her nurse which is also stated in Human to Human Relationship Model that nurse should help their patient to accept their illness. This Novel is very inspiring!
Paul John C. Guevarra
BSN-1E

rudessaromana said...

hUman-to-human relationship mOdel of Joyce Travelbee gives me an idea on how I can comfort my patient in the future.She inspires me because even she died at the age of 47 she left us her theory with her love for her patient and care for them. When I read the story of our CI in TFN,"the last hair stand"..I was touched that time and my tears fell while Im reading the story. I feel that I am the cancer patient who will donate my organs. Even if we really don't know the person we will meet in the future they are the one that makes as realize that "money and popularity is not important, but love and care for others are the best thing that we can left when it's our time to leave here on earth".So I can say now, learn to love and know the person around you and apply Travelbee's Human-to-Human Relationship Model.


dEssa_BSN IG

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jalene mariel r. cuasay said...

joyce travelbee was born on 1926 and died on 1973 at the age of 47. she had complered her bsn degree and master of science degree.when she was in her doctoral program in 1973, she later died so she didn't completed her doctoral program.
she contributed the human-to-human relationship model wher the interactional phases are being undergo. these interactional phrases are the:
1.original encounter, wherein the nurse and the patient first encounter.
2. emerging identities, wherein the nurse and the patient becomes comfortable with each other or the phase where the bond of relationship begins to form.
3. emphaty, the ability to share in person's experiences.
4. sympathy, goes beyond emphaty, this is the intervention of the nurse to lessen the patient's suffering.
5. rapport, occurs when the nurse desires to alleviate the cause of suffering and illness.

she defines person as a human being and both nurse and patient are human being.human being are unique, irreplaceable individual that is in the continuous process of becoming, evolving and changing.health in her theory is measured by subjective and objective data.the environment is not included but she include in this the suffering, pain, hope and illness.

JALENE MARIEL R. CUASAY
BSN I-D

jalene mariel r. cuasay said...

the novel entitled "the last strand" made me think of something. i was touched by this novel, the lesson that the author emphasizes clearly came upon me right across my heart. i have no relatives and friends having cancer so at first,i thought i cannot relate with the situation.but when i began to read this novel, i feel myself putting onto the narrator's feelings and situation. if i were her, i will not accept easily that i have a cancer and i will think that i am useless and God let that happen to me. but somehow i will think that God do not want us to be in danger and trouble without any good reason. every decisions that God has made and those that will be made has an important reason. like what the narrator experienced. she already have all the riches,popularity, intelligence and beauty but it is not the exception of having cancer, cancer is a killer that attacks anyone. if i am in her situation, i will accept that i have a cancer even though it is hard. i will spent the time left in helping others because i want to die with succession during the time that i am alive. being successful not just in my field but succession in myself, in my heart,soul and spirit by helping others who needed help. if i successfully made this part, i will allow myself to die, wait for my time and cherish the remaining time in praying and saying goodbye to my love ones.

this story made me feel sad and my heart melted,i think this will affect me even at the time of bed because i will put myself into the shoes of the narrator's feelings.
:=((

JALENE MARIEL R. CUASAY
BSN I-D

kasto_piopongco said...

The decision of the lady to give up chemotherapy made it possible for her, to meet the man of Michaela. Truly cancer is a very difficult disease to cure. And the bravery of the the lady to face the truth, that it's hopeless for her to overcome that trial in her life. And the intervention of the nurse to make the lady realize her calling demonstrates the effectiveness of joyce travelbee's theory. The nurse is the one who fed the idea to the lady of purpose searching before she dies. There are wonders in God's work that even the smartest human could not understand. How did their path's converge in the same direction is truly a miracle. And her decisions to make Ellaine and her family the beneficiary of her properties that she left behind is a mature thing to do. Joyce's theory projects the interventions of a nurse to bring back the patient to reality and give her insights, and it is very evident in this novel.

jalene mariel r. cuasay said...

nursing is caring. the major goal of the nurse is to assists sick and even well persons, and of course, giving care together with the comfort. care is the major essentials of nursing. when we say and talk about nurses, we actually first think that this persons give care to patients. we have different nurses assigned to different sections but the goal of this nurses are all the same.

JALENE MARIEL R. CUASAY
BSN I-D

donna jean t. villareal said...

good evening po!!!

Joyce Travelbee and her human-to-human relationship model...

the human-to-human relationship model is very helpful for the nurse to build good relationship with her patient.And it is very helpful for one individual to cope with other people to live a good life...


joyce travelbee died at a very young age 47 while studying for her doctoral study...


the Last Hair strand is a very great story...although the woman had only few months to live it became more meaningful.


donna jean t. villareal
bsn-1a

peterlorena said...

This theory of Joyce Travelvee helps me lot in my practice because her theory is about the relationship between nurse and the patient. I learn that a stranger person that needs help is the important no matter that you don't know that person is. Just relate to that person and serve them as well.

Lorena, peter John D.

villareal,carmina said...

HUMAN TO HUMAN RELATIONSHIP
of joyce travelbee,her theory helps nurse to have a good relationship with their patient.her theory is very essential especially to the nurses.

THE LAST HAIR STRAND,
it's true everything happens for a reason!each of us has a purpose in this world.God knows what is good for us!thats why we should cherish the gift of God and make our life unforgettable!
mam,
you're so great!!!idol...
carmina villareal
bsn1e

Naval,Leonard P. said...

The memory of joyce travelbee leave a mark not only in the field of nursing but in the whole world because eventhough she died early her work really helps alot for the nurse and for the people in interacting to each other
She made an idea on how to make all things beautiful until the last breath of our lives,she spend her life and time in doing something that gives a big impact to our community.
It is really hard to admit that you have a disease or sickness ,an example is Ms.joyce,although she was the one who makes the theory of human to human relationship,joyce travelbee herself did'nt know how to apply it,and that what lyf is!!I think it is the nature of man to not to admit her fate but its only in the start,God has always a plan in everything happens!!

Naval,leonard P BSN IA

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kim soliel lim said...

Joyce Travelbee has many achievements in her Life.But she passed away in her young age 47. And after she died she became known but in her life she was just a normal people with normal life. her Sources comes from Catholic charity institutions,Ida Jean Orlando and Viktor Frankl.
In nursing metaparadigm she define person as a human being, health; it has 2 classifications subjective and objective health and environmant is not exactly defined but it affect the persons health and by the environment a person could have illness,sufferings,hope and pain.
In the human to human relationship she said that nurses should have a good impression in her first encounter to her patient and it should last, communication and interating to each other properly,share everything to the patient,making the feelings of the patient more positive,and should lessen the suffering of the patient. And also because of her concepts it is expected that she could be suffering from cancer. So she started to conceptualize this theory. And in her doctoral degree she died.
In "THE LAST HAIR STRAND" by our teacher Mrs. Oloresisimo, it apply the theory of joyce travelbee wherein the nurse should tell the positive side of the suffering of the patient.Wherein the patient must appreciate the time that she is alive. And must not waste her remaining time. And we all know that God does'nt give challenges that we cound'nt solve. God is just testing us on how to make our life useful in his creations and even to him.



Thank you for this article ma'am Oloresisimo

Kim soliel Lim

BSN-IC

deanne_salcedo said...

Like other nursing theorist, Joyce Travelbee deserves everything most especially being a part of nursing history. Her achievements and work absolutely mark not only in nursing but also in the world because of her theory of human-to-human relationship, which helps everyone to interact with each other. She died at the early age of 47, but that is not the end of her career as nursing because her presence is still there and her theory helps a lot in way. She opens our mind in the fact that life is beautiful and everything is fine. She gave her best in serving or caring people not only in their community but also in different part of the world. In her theory, she assumed that the nurse should help the patient to lessen their suffering from their sickness.
In the journal reading here entitled “THE LAST HAIR STRAND” the nurse could apply the theory of Joyce Travelbee because the nurse must let her/his patient look in the positive way for them to help them selves to feel better or to lessen their suffering. It is hard for the patient to accept their condition but they must learn to accept it for their sake. It is a matter of acceptance; the nurse must help the patient to understand it. Because everything has a reason.

-Good Day!

Ana Deanne C. Salcedo
BSN - IG

Uno Mischelle Mamburao said...

I can say that Joyce Travelbee really had a “good run”. She lived her life and made the best out of it.

Her theory helped change the nurses of today. Having this kind of relationship to your patient can help close the gap between nurses and patient.

Joyce Travelbee mentioned Rapport, when I was in high school my teacher once defined rapport as the act of being one, and I think this is also what Joyce meant. A nurse must be “one” with his patient to better understand his or her condition and promote faster healing.

The Last Hair strand, I enjoyed reading the story/novel (though it took me quite a time to read it.)

It’s a story about how a dieing patient made her remaining life as meaningful as possible. It made me realized that if a dieing patient can think of helping others despite of her condition, why can’t we do the same? We’re healthy, young, we can do so many things to help others. Going back to the story, what really made my tears fell is that even at the last breath of the cancer patient, all she could ever think of is to help and make others happy… even after she died.

This is a novel worth remembering ^^

Mamburao, Uno Mischelle T.
BSN 1-C

Tan,NeilRobisonL said...

"JOYCE TRAVELBEE (Human-to-Human Relationship Model)"
Joyce Travelbee- a psychiatric nurse, educator and writer who was born in 1926.
Her work about human-to-human relationship shows how to interact with a person, patient and so fort in order for them to understand their status in life and for them to gain hope as well.
Her work is a great help to the development of quality of caring.
Because of her work, the ability of a nurse to describe, explain, predict and to control any phenomena was develop.
Actually I admire her work especially when I read the article that Maam wrote “The Last Hair Strands”. The nurse in Maam’s journal showed the human-to-human relationship that made the patient realize that her condition is still fortunate than others.
This journal is really awesome. While I was reading it I felt so fortunate because not everyone gets to study. I also realize that nurses really have a great contribution to any patient not only as partners of doctors but also as a person to give care, help and etc.
This is why I also want to thank Mrs. Oloresisimo for her journal cause its really an inspiration to readers who read this journal.
This Neil Robinson L Tan
BSN-1E

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Zamira Melissa A. Parco(BSN1C said...

Perhaps the author’s issue about Joyce’s Travelvee life that she suffered in cancer during her doctoral program is quite true. As I observed, her articles which is all about illness, pain, suffering, hopelessness, hope is her way of relieving of her emotions which she kept in herself in private. I agreed that what our mind touches in, it is what we are always express almost time and I concluded that Joyce’s Travelvee expressed her thoughts mostly in her articles, poems and books and also in her definitions in metaparadigm of nursing.


I am also quite disappointed that she died in a fresh age. Maybe she could spend a lot of contributions in nursing if she didn’t died in her early age. Maybe that’s the big factor that her life isn’t like an open book like Henderson, Peplau, and Nightingale. But that’s the truth that we must accept and everything has a reason why it happened.

BSN1C

Zamira Melissa A. Parco(BSN1C said...

Theory:

In her Interaction phases, nurses must make the impression of illed person be the best because 1st impression would last. We as nurses should help our patient to move on and look forward in new goals than to let our self be the one who affect by their emotions.

In her way, she defined some concepts from the different sources and not from her personal definition. There are a lot of variables inher theories which pertains that her theory is complex.

Also it is limited in use of settings and it is not tested and has a low measure of empirical soundness

BSN1C
~~~ZAm~~~

katherine d. Ibarrola said...

Although Joyce Travelbee died at the early age of 47, her life became meaningful and memorable...
She made a great contribution to nursing that continues to influence and guides practice..
her theory focuses on a strong communication between the patient and nurse to meet the needs., HOPE is my favorite thought which was defined by her,a thought that nurses and patients needs.

>>>the last hair strand<<<<<
Life is really unpredictable, you can never know what will happen next. It is within ourselves to fine ways how to enjoy it and to make it worthy... as the saying goes "live life to the fullest..
There are many trials that we can't avoid. Like what happened to this woman,. It is like a very dark night where you cant see any light,like a war where you don't have any armor.

She reached the point where she asked God why she needs to have cancer, and it happens to us that sometimes we asked him WHY?
This story is very touching and inspiring. It makes me realize how lucky I am despite of all the imperfections. Life is too short, yet it is colorful..
We are all exist for a reason,all we need to do is to explore and appreciate it.,, Just like this girl who learned to accept his condition and see the beauty of life by helping others....

Mam dani, thanks for sharing this story of yours...

katherine d. ibarrola
BSN 1H

sheena said...

Joyce Travelbee, a nursing theories give emphasized the human to human relationship. In her theory, human-to-human relationship model, nurse and patient must have good relationship with each other.
she said that a nurse does not only seek to alleviate physical pain or render care- she ministers to the whole person. A nurse must also help the patient to cure the pain mentally, emotionally and spiritually.the nurse and the patient undergoes the series of interactional phases. Empathy and sympathy are important in nursing interventions. There must always have a good nurse-patient relationship in order for the patient's fast recovery.

sheena said...

Joyce Travelbee, a nursing theories give emphasized the human to human relationship. In her theory, human-to-human relationship model, nurse and patient must have good relationship with each other.
she said that a nurse does not only seek to alleviate physical pain or render care- she ministers to the whole person. A nurse must also help the patient to cure the pain mentally, emotionally and spiritually.the nurse and the patient undergoes the series of interactional phases. Empathy and sympathy are important in nursing interventions. There must always have a good nurse-patient relationship in order for the patient's fast recovery.

Sheena Marie A. Estrada
BSN I-D

JoShUa_LiNgCoRaN said...

Joyce Travelbees's Human-to-Human Relationship shows the patient how to accept their disorders or illness. Even though she died early, she have contributed many things that able to help the nurses in enhancing their care and relationship to the patients. Mrs. Oloresisimo's novel The Last Hair Strand showed me how to really appreciate life because we should be thankful that we do not have any illness. Travelbee’s theory was applied when the nurse let the patient realize that she can still do valuable things. The patient already accepts her illness and she is able to help a family when she adopts a child named Michaela for as long as her parents have recovered. Then before she died she write on her last will that she will leave her eyes to Michael and her heart to Elena then she gave one fourth of her reaches to Michaela. Then above all she is very thankful because she has done valuable things before she died.

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meolynibarolla said...

JOYCE TRAVELBEE(1926-1973)"Human-Human Relationship"
Betty Neumans inspire me a lot. Although she died at the age of 47 she lefts her theory with her love and caring for the patient.. As i was reading the life of "THE LAST HAIR STRAND" as times goes by, our life have value in the real sense in this world. As the story says, we have so many reasons to be strong and that our ambitions and dreams to be fulfilled, successful and valuable.

Human-to-Human Relationship model helped the career patient cope up with his/her illness. It helps the patient to accept the condition and in this case the nurse is the one who is responsible in providing information and assistance to the patient.

Additionally, her theory includes the holistic care approach where in nurse attempts to build rapport with the patient, that enables the patient to understand their illness that gives a positive reason to continue living.

Joshua Meolyn O. Ibarrola
BSN-1G

Mary Grace said...

Joyce Travelbee's theory, Human to Human Relationship Model, plays an important role because both nurse and patient must build a good relationship. The nurse must know how to make the patient accept his sickness and how to understand the real essence of life. Travelbee's life according to some people is full of suffering. And maybe it's right because it reflects through her definitions in her theory.

The Last Hair Strand is a very good example of Travelbee's theory. It touches my heart because inspite of having a cancer of the woman in the story, she chose to be a fighter for other people. She becomes hope for a family who suffer so much pain and problems than her. And I realized that even people who suffer pain and hindrances in life, people who become hopeless and weak can give new life and light to others.

And so, thank you Ma'am Danela for sharing us your novel. May you inspire more people to live in their fullest and be brave in handling such problems, for there is no possible for God.

Mary Grace L. Escritor
BSN1-E

Laurice A. Zaide said...

It is very applicable to all situations regardings in only to have a good interventions that can lessens one's pain or suffering.

The interactional phases of human to human relationship model of Joyce Travelbee is really helpful to promote a good interventions between the nurse and the patient.For the first phase the original encounter it signs for the first impression of each which is very helpful in order to perceives by each other.The emerging identities fortells about the uniqueness of each that the strong bond of relationship is beginning to form.Empathy is the ability that must possess because it is the sharing of the persons experience and it really help to desire to understand another peson.Sympathy goes beyond empathy and access when the nurse desires to alleviate the cause of patients illness or suffering.And lastly it good to have a rapport that is really need in order to relate the nurse and the sick person in relating as human being to human being.By the help of all these interactional phases it helps to easily get one another goes deeply relationship and therapeutic.

Thanks to you mam Danela Oloresisimo whom is very kind to share a lot of ideas and whom are not to hesitate sharing your experiences that serves as a guide for a beginner like me.

Zaide,Laurice A.
(BSN1-F)

jefferlyn mari said...

Joyce Travelbee died at an early age but she contributed a lot this profession. Her Human to Human Relationship Model help us to develop a good relationship to our patients. She said that a positive nurse-patient relationship can give a favorable outcome to the patients.

Jefferlyn Mari V. Almira
BSN-1E

michelleannedomingo said...

Joyce Travelbee's Human-to-Human Relationship Model is very important and helpful for a nurse to have good relationship to the patients. Eventhough Joyce Travelbee died at a very young age, she still contributed a lot in the field of nursing . Her theory explains that a nurse should understand their patient's condition behind the illness, pain and suffering so that the nurse could give and gain hope to the patient.

"The Last Hair Strand"- I enjoyed reading it and it did inspired me a lot. It made my tears fell. It made me realized that simple things can make me the happiest. A nurse should help the patient look in a positive way because everything happens for a reason.


Michelle Anne H. Domingo
BSN 1E

rochelle said...

Her theory is useful for the reason that it has focusses on the development of the quality of caring, thus the theory can be useful since caring is a major characteristics that a nurse should possess........
according to her that the term "PERSON" is defined as a human being is a unique,irreplaceable individual who is in the continuous process of becoming,evolving, and changing......
BSN1C rochelle capillo

cherryrosenavarretto said...

First of all, the story of the last hair strand really touches my heart. This makes me think that there are so many people who need help.And we are so very lucky in our situation right now.So do'nt waste time and be very careful in making decisions regarding our lives.

Also, this very heartfelt story reflects the human to human relationship model of Joyce Travelbee.It is important to have the good relationship between the patient and the nurse and their environment.And because I believe that positive thinking can bring positive result.

Navarretto,Cherry Rose S.
BSN 1-C

cherryrosenavarretto said...

First of all, the story of the last hair strand really touches my heart. This makes me think that there are so many people who need help.And we are so very lucky in our situation right now.So do'nt waste time and be very careful in making decisions regarding our lives.

Also, this very heartfelt story reflects the human to human relationship model of Joyce Travelbee.It is important to have the good relationship between the patient and the nurse and their environment.And because I believe that positive thinking can bring positive result.

Navarretto,Cherry Rose S.
BSN 1-C

liz margie sandoval said...

travelbee's concept of the environment may be due to the condition that she had endured but still, her life was one of the most realistic evidences of what her theory really emphasizes...

it is really not just a goal or a mere responsibility but is such a nurse' pleasure and privilege to be able to establish and achieve an effective rapport with her patients regardless of how complex the condition is...

pain, suffering illness seemed to be synonymous with one another according to travelbee but with these concepts, she was able to come up with such contribution which was greatly depicted in the "Last Hair Strand".

it was such an excruciating thought...dying of an early age... when you are practically dreaming of spending your life to its fullest, with the hope of achieving this for a long period of time...

even i myself, after reading the first parts of the short story felt the hopelessness... the feeling internalizes so much that it lingers... the consequences of undergoing chemotherapy is less painful than bearing the fact that you are bound to spend the remaining seconds of your life to wait for one thing that you have not longed to have... death...

the last hair strand portrayed the the sincerity of the nurse's words to the lady...

her life, although conforming with the diminishing population of her hair strands was indeed turned to a worthwhile one... despite the approaching arrival of her death, she was able to render herself as a mother, a hand of generosity, a light for michael's darkened world and a beating heart for michael's wife...

through the lady's life experience, she had become a example of what travelbee's theory signifies.. and for me, as it's only implied, unconsciously, the lady had also played a role of a nurse as she had extended "what she had"...

"nursing is the signature of our profession and its purpose is to create a tightly-bonded relationship with our patients...
a good rapport that will give birth to alleviation of one's feeling of being doomed.."

_liz margie sandoval
_bsn-1g

liz margie sandoval said...

travelbee's concept of the environment may be due to the condition that she had endured but still, her life was one of the most realistic evidences of what her theory really emphasizes...

it is really not just a goal or a mere responsibility but is such a nurse' pleasure and privilege to be able to establish and achieve an effective rapport with her patients regardless of how complex the condition is...

pain, suffering illness seemed to be synonymous with one another according to travelbee but with these concepts, she was able to come up with such contribution which was greatly depicted in the "Last Hair Strand".

it was such an excruciating thought...dying of an early age... when you are practically dreaming of spending your life to its fullest, with the hope of achieving this for a long period of time...

even i myself, after reading the first parts of the short story felt the hopelessness... the feeling internalizes so much that it lingers... the consequences of undergoing chemotherapy is less painful than bearing the fact that you are bound to spend the remaining seconds of your life to wait for one thing that you have not longed to have... death...

the last hair strand portrayed the the sincerity of the nurse's words to the lady...

her life, although conforming with the diminishing population of her hair strands was indeed turned to a worthwhile one... despite the approaching arrival of her death, she was able to render herself as a mother, a hand of generosity, a light for michael's darkened world and a beating heart for michael's wife...

through the lady's life experience, she had become a example of what travelbee's theory signifies.. and for me, as it's only implied, unconsciously, the lady had also played a role of a nurse as she had extended "what she had"...

"nursing is the signature of our profession and its purpose is to create a tightly-bonded relationship with our patients...
a good rapport that will give birth to alleviation of one's feeling of being doomed.."

_liz margie sandoval
_bsn-1g

Chris-Anne said...

Joyce Travelbee, another theorist who contributed a great part in nursing profession.Who died at a very young age, but still played a vital role in the field of nursing by formulating her human-to-human relationship model.Her human to human relationship helps us to interrelate with other people, specially in terms of nurse-patient relationship.

Like what the nurse did in the novel "The Last Hair Strand". That story is very touching and the theory of travelbee is very applicable in that case. The nurse made the patient realized that everything is in God's will, everything that happens to us has a reason and a purpose to discover.


Mam Dani your novel is really beautiful i really felt the essence of the story. Hope to read more of your works!


Chris-Anne D.P. Malangit
BSN 1-C

jhemm mergenio said...

despite of the sad part of joyce travelbee's human to human relationship.it further explain the true essence of caring. it inspire almost everyone. sad to say that joyce travelbee died at a very young age. her theory contribute a lot in the history of nursing specially us, nursing student it guides us what to do in order to have good relationship with patient. despite of her lonely life he still gives her light to everyone,specially me. i a'm very much inspired by her theory. i want to help patient with that particular kind of problem.

uhm, in your novel entitled "the last hairstand" i was very touch and a part of me suddenly moved, i cant help but give a sigh. the story is very heartwhelming, anyone who will read this will surely cry. it make me realize that we all have our worth even if we are at our darkest moment,

mrs. danela you really touch our heart by sharing this wonderful knowledge with us. thank you very much and may God bless you. more power...

joana marie engracia said...

Joyce travelbee's human to human relationship helps a lot in communicating in patients with different personalities.Having good relationship with the patient also helps for the improvement of the patient's condition.For the nurse,it also helps build trust and it is important that your patient have trust in you.

"The last hair strand"inspires me because despite of the hopelessness that cancer made,she finds another way to fulfill her dreams,she was able to build a family and be able to be a lawyer that fight for the right of others.she shows that despite illness,one can find a way to be happy and make life meaningful.It just makes me realize that there are much things we can do as long as we live and we should not waste that time.and that wealth can't give happiness as long as you don't know how to share it.

Joana Marie Engracia
bsn-1A

Pearly L. Yu said...
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lyka said...

Joyce Travelbee's theory and its application to the story written and posted by mam oloresisimo tells us how important it is for nurses to develop a good character,especially towards a patient.Everything a nurse says or do has an effect,may it be for a short time or a long period,to a patient's life.

-lyka athena rose c. uy
bsn-ie

kathlealicas_bsn-1b said...

Joyce Travelbee was the first theorist that make me feel sad. Her human to human relationship was great because it emphasizes the nurse patient relationship. Her life was so sad. Even though there are some good sides of her life, most of it were sad. The story that mrs oloresisimo posted really touched me. Every person has a importance to another person that made them complete. And every person needs to sacrifice for the others' happiness. And that's the story taught me.

thank you maam for making that inspirational article. =)

kathlea licas
bsn-1b

ma. ciara salvan said...

After I read the journal, I must say that Travelbee is one of the nursing theorists who is very mysterious. I want to seek more about her life and finds answers why she focuses more on sufferings and illnesses.

Moreover, her theory is a great help on dealing with cancer which we all know is one of the causes of death nowadays. By applying her theory, one can help cancer patients to have self-actualization and acceptance about his disease.

About the novel, “The Last Hair Strand", it clearly explain and emphasize Travelbee's theory. The novel is inspiring and brings light to those hopeless people and makes realize the beauty of life.

by:
Ma. Ciara Salvan
BSN I-E

zyrone generoso said...

as a nurse we should follow the human to human relationship theory of joyce travelbee, for us to be able to have a good and harmonious relationship with them as our clients,, it can also help them to recover immediately,because they will bear in their mind that their nurse really cares for them.Mrs. danela oloresisismo, i will serve our clients with the help of the theory of joyce travelbee, i will always bear in mind the Himan to Human relationship Model..I will show to our clients that we, student nurses have "caring hearts and healing hands",.

Richmark Catarroja said...

human to human relationship of joyce travelbee now i found that we need to communicate to strangers but not at all time. human to human relationship is very important because this theory lessen my fears to strangers

eva merlyn tagle said...

Joyce Travelbee theory, Human to Human Relationship is very useful in the interaction between the patients and the nurse.

Her theory is important to know and learn by the nursing students because it focuses on the development of quality of caring...
So it is very useful since caring is the major characteristic that a nurse should possess... Her concept served as a assistance to help the patient understand one's own behavior in possessing of their illness or condition.. Her theory is also helful in the field of preparing and fulfilling the purpose of a nurse..

Ma'am thank you for those stories that you've shared with us in our TFN discussion... It is really unforgetable and a heart breaking story for us...And specially i learn a lot...


Good day.......



Eva Merlyn V. Tagle
BSN-ID

jennalyn said...

human to human relationship of joyce travelbee is very useful in developing a good relationship between the patient and the nurse and also in explaining the patient on how to accept their illness.

The last hair strands is a very inspiring story. i learned that everything that is happening around us has a reason. we must be thankful of what we have.. inspite of her illness she found a way on how will her life be useful. i also learned that whatever happens life must go on..


jennalyn dejelo
bsn-g

fernan t enriquez said...

Different nursing theorists have their own contributions to nursing practice. But the theory of Joyce Travelbee which is Human-Human relationship inspired me a lot to pursue this course. Through this expertise, I know that I can do even more and even better to help her cure her ailments and at the same time to give her hope to fight for all the obstacles in her life. This is through my better communication and relationship with her.

This theory will particularly helps the cancer patients because through the practice of human-human relationship, it will enable the patient not only to accept his illness but will also serve as a self-actualizing experience.

Ma’am Oloresisimo’s “The Last Hair Stand”, really touched my heart and made me feel that I’m lucky to take this course. It made me realize that indeed, everything happens for a reason, that there must be always a cause for every effect. It served as my inspiration to be helpful and considerate enough to my fellowmen and try to give whatever I can.

Fernan T. Enriquez
BSN-1C

giselle_gayeta said...

The novel, The Last Hair Strand by Mrs. Olerisimo is very inspiring and touches me a lot. It applies in Joyce Travelbee, Human-to-Human Relationship theory, where it shows how the patient accept his/her illness or disorder. Joyce Travelbee have contributed many things in order to help the nurses in improving their care and to the patients eventhough she died at an early age. After reading the novel, I realized that we should appreciate our life ang thank God that we're healthy. We should live life to the fullest!

Sardona, Rodilyn M. BSN- 1H said...

THE LAST HAIR STRANDS

The story is so heartbreaking, but I know it’s happen in real life. Joyce Travelbee is right, as a nurse we should aid the physical appearance of the patient as well as his mental and spiritual health.

The situation that the lady overcomes was very difficult. It teaches us how to become strong in the predicaments that comes through our lives. Everything has a purpose. In the story the purpose of the lady is to give light to every angel like Michaela.

There is hunger and suffering on earth not because God give is us to little for our needs but because in our excitement over these gifts we have forgotten the giver and his call, to break the bread and pass it around our neighborhoods.

“Life is too short to do everything we want to do; but it is long enough for us to do everything GOD wants us to do.”

THE LIFE OF JOYCE TRAVELBEE

The life of Travelbee is too short. I think she will have many contributions in nursing practice if she didn’t die earlier.

HUMAN-TO-HUMAN RELATIONSHIP MODEL

The Human-to-Human Relationship Model of Travelbee has an essential part in Nursing Practice especially to those Cancer patients. It helps the patient to accept their situation. It also builds a good relationship with the patient and the nurse.

Sardona, Rodilyn M.
BSN- 1H

rostumbuendiaserrano said...

ahmm...gud afternoon,
the human to human relationship model of travelbee is very helpful to the nursing practice. it teaches me to have a good rapport to the patient if ever i am going to a duty. also, it tells the reader on how to have a good interaction to others. it is really helpful in the practice, education, and research.

but in terms of the life story of travelbee, i become sad when i have heard that she had a cancer which ended her career. also it reflects on her concept that maybe she experienced hardships because of the cancer.

rostum harold serrano
bsn ih

rostumbuendiaserrano said...

ahm..the story is very inspiring..

it touches my heart.

the story reveals that even if that day is the last day of the woman's life, it doesn't mean that she cannot do anything to make that day a wonderful day..

rostum serrano
bsn 1h

Princess Anne B. Evangelista said...

Joyce Travelbee, Human-to-Human Relationship, it states that nursing care needed a "humanistic revlolution" a return to focus on the caring function towards the ill person. But Ida Jean Orlando's theory has similarities to the model of Travelbee where "the patient interrelate with each other and by her description of the purpose of Nursing". In her human-to-human relationship model, the nurse and the patient must follows the interactional phase: Original Encounter, Emerging Identities, Empathy, Sympathy and Rapport. I realized that she focuses on suffering, pain, illness, hope and hopelessness.

I really like "The Last Hair Strands" written by our clinical instructor Mrs. Danela Oloresisimo. It really touches my heart after I had read it. Eventhough a person is hopeless because of Cancer, also called in medical terms as CA, cellular aberration it is the caused of pain and suffering of this young lady, who had great dreams in her life, to be valued and successful lawyer someday but how she can fulfill if she is dying. But great opportunities in her life came, God gave her chance to be valued. She had a chance to help one family Michael where she lighted this man's life by donating her eyes, Elena, Michael's wife where she gave her heart and on their daughter Michaela Ellein, this cancer patient serves as the second parents while Michael and Elena are confined in the hospital. The word "Mi-Mi" that Michaela said really touches my heart because Ma'am Danela's daughter named Darla also calls her "Mi-Mi". The Cancer patient didn't even noticed that her time is getting over before she had rest and sleep she fulfilled her dreams. God had reasons in everything.

Princess Anne B. Evangelista
BSN I-G

jennyvee lumagui said...

joyce travelbee,as another theorist helps a lot in the field of nursing profession through her HUMAN-TO-HUMAN RELATIONSHIP MODEL...

it tells the importance of the harmonious relationship between the nurse and the patient for the alleviation of the condition of the patient..
it has a good application to mrs.oloresisimo's novel-THE LAST HAIR STRAND...
it is especially applicable to the cancer patients for their self actualization...
we all know that cancer is one of killer disease here in our country..many didn't survive and few survived... based on my own experience, i encountered a cancer victim and she uttered, "only miracle can save us...let's leave it to God"

and so, travelbee's thoery was
a great help.not only in the field of nursing profession but also and specially to the cancer patients' self actualization...


~..+that's all ma'am...
~..+good day!!!

jennyvee lumagui
(BSN-1F)

john edward paderes said...

Even though Travelbee died in a very young age, her works and contributions changed the nursing profession a lot. Her human-to-human relationship model is very applicable in hospital settings and help nurses to assess patients effectively.

I admire her very much because of a very young age she is absolutely an achiever and blessed a unique intellect..
But despite of these achievements, I think that Joyce Travelbee’s life is very sad. You can see this on her works and definitions of term. It is all about pain, sufferings, hopelessness and others.

Even though Joyce Travelbee’s life is too short she should also be considered as a living legend like Nightingale, Peplau and Henderson.

The last hair strand truly touches my heart. I know that it is very hard to accept to die in a very young age. But in the last days of your life make it valuable and productive like the leading character in the story.


JOHN EDWARD E. PADERES
BSN I-B

hazelfuentespina said...

The theory of Joyce Travelbee is such a helpful one especially for those who really suffers.I agree with her that nurse must not focus only with the physical illness of the patient but with the emotional and mental aspect of a patient.

The story of the last hair strand is inspiring.Cancer patients must read this story for them to realized too that eventhough they were dying, there are still hope for them to smile,and to make their life meaningful and productive.Also,they must accept that they are dying.It was God's will. All things work together for our good.Like in the story, Michael's family make her realized,and accept her situation.

hazelfuentespina said...

The theory of Joyce Travelbee is such a helpful one especially for those who really suffers.I agree with her that nurse must not focus only with the physical illness of the patient but with the emotional and mental aspect of a patient.

The story of the last hair strand is inspiring.Cancer patients must read this story for them to realized too that eventhough they were dying, there are still hope for them to smile,and to make their life meaningful and productive.Also,they must accept that they are dying.It was God's will. All things work together for our good.Like in the story, Michael's family make her realized,and accept her situation.

_'eLySsa jaNe c0rtez'_ said...

It's so sad to hear that after her death she was awarded as one of the theorists. How Unfortunate! If I were in her shoes. I would surely felt sadness that is way too hard to bare because I know how it feels like to leave this temporary place with dreams unfulfilled. If only I have supernatural powers, I will bring her back from the dead, but since I'm just an ordinary person with a very extraordinary life- all I can do is to mourn on such a fate.

On the bright side, her theory gave light to me on my search for meaning, because you know cancer patients aren't the only ones who self pity themselves for obtaining an uncurable disease. Her theory reintroduced me to light and contentment. Light because I was enlightened to think positively at all times, and contentment because I search for meaning to complete my insecurities and low self-esteem due to low social interaction brought by my insecurities.

Now,I feel a new life full of hope and contentment. Thanks to Travelbee.

About the article, I'm not thrilled by the story. Why? because Mam Dani have already told us about it.

On the other hand, the first time I heard this from Mam Dani, I almost cried. It was indeed heart-touching, especially the part where the last will and testament was stated. I was expecting already what would happen to Michael and Michaela but the part of Elena and the worms was unexpected.

This story made me laugh, be inspired to face the challenges of life that is as challenging as having a cancer, and most especially to cry all at the same time.

Thank you Mam Dani for sharing to us your masterpiece. I hope it will continue touching others' lives.

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Aliermo, Rankin E. said...

,,"Psychiatric nurse,Educator and a Writer", thet was Joyce Travelbee. Her story is quite full of pain and sufering. I think she seldom socialize and interact wiht others because there were only few people know her. She is a school-house woman. Unfortunately, she was not able to finish her study because she died. Her death is a herth-warming one. There's an information that cancer is the cause of her death and we all know that it is hard for a person to have one because once you have it, only miracle can cure it. So eventhough her life was too short, she made it meaningful. By her Human-to-Human relationship model, she was able to help other cancer patients like her on how to carry their sickness.

And for the story written by our very own Mrs. Danela Oloresisimo, I just wanna say this "I don't want to see my self with only one last hairstrand",,

jan angel anterola said...

joyce travelbee's human to human relationship helped me to understand the value of being a friend to the patient.

but it is kinda sad to know that for Travelbee, environment is considered suffering, pain and illness, environment affects the health of the patients.

but based on her theory, what do nurses need to do, is to relate themselves with their patients, and as much as possible, we nurses are the one's responsible to give courage and hope to the patients.

rose anne said...

The theory of miss Joyce Travelbee about human-to-human relationship model teaches a professionals or even the unprofessional to seek not only the physical pain o r give physical care, but she must also focused on the whole person, his/her physical,mental, social and most importantly is the spiritual.
and her theory elaborates the ways on how the patient and her family to overcome the situation the patient is undergoing.Gives the way on how to have a harmonious relationship between the patient and the nurse to fasten the recovery. and also help the patient to accept her situation with the help of the nurses and doctors and will help the patient know that the situation given to her has reasons to help her became a better person.

and about the journal the last hair strand it show that the patient first don't know how to accept her condition but with the help of the nurse that uses Travelbees theory about human-to-human relationship model it makes the patient realize that God has a good reason for that situation... after experiencing and witnessing the situation of a family it makes the patient to be a better person to help the person in need with her own wealthiness and also her body organs just to show her love and care.. The nurse really helps the patient to have a open heart and mind...


Ma'am thanks for the journal it helps us to better understand Human-to-human relationship model..may God Bless You always... Thanks for all the information that will help us in our studies...

Rose Anne A. Resubal BSN-1G

kriszel said...

Similar to other theories, Joyce Travelbee is such a great gift to nursing profession. Her works are another one of a kind contribution which helps the whole world to improve the quality of care giving. Her Human to Human Relationship Model have greatly influenced the hospice progress which guides nurses to help patients to lessen their pain by giving emotional, spiritual and physical support. Her model guides to develop feelings of empathy and sympathy, until the nurse and patient attain rapport in the final stage.

In the journal “The Last Hair Strands”, the nurse responsibility is to reduce the pain that the patient anguish and teach the client to accept her situation, that for every difficulty, God only knows the reason for that!, and God has good intention why He gave that condition to her and gave her a meaningful life.

Gud eVe and God bless.,
Kriszel Custodio
Bsn I-F

Louie Aldous V. Faller said...

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Joyce Travelbee's "Human-to-Human Relationship" is very much important to the nursing practice and also to the patient that is given a certain treatment/intervention to his illness and the patient must accept his illness. As the nurse intervene the patient, he must undergo to the five stages of human-to-human relationship model to achieve the complete therapy to the patient and also to have a deeper understanding about one another.

As i have read the story that Mrs. Oloresisimo written, the CANCER which is a killer to the patient is somewhat an enemy to deal/fight with. In the story, the main character is suffering from this ailment and undergoing to some treatment, one of those is chemo. She did not like to live anymore because even these treatments are given to her, she felt like weak, look like a corpse, and useless. As her hair began to fall, she met the family of Michael that made her life important. When she died, she give her properties and money to them and also her life to them.

I did not control my emotion when I read this story because I realized that even the person is in suffering, she manage to help others in giving her life and money to the family that is in great need....

Thank you for that wonderful story..... I am surely grateful to read that....

raechel s. makipagay said...

In human to human relationship of Joyce Travelbee it gaves a greater impact on one's personality in which students, nurses and other health professionals must be able to cope up to the situation we will encounter in our daily living. We must know how to become a good health care provider in such a way that we will need to become sensitive on ones' feelings especially to those people that needs a sufficient time and lots of caring. Through human to human relationship we develop our self to become an effective and efficient communicator. Always remember that we must need to put ourselves in the situation of the others for us to become an effective health care provider.

Thanks maam.

Raechel S. Makipagay
BSN 1A

rannelle cadapan said...

Good evening Ma'am,

after reading the article about the theory of Joyce Travelbee, I learned many things. This model ar theory gave us an idea on how to communicate well with our patient. This theory inspires me alot.

This theory gives me an alot of ideas on how to care the patients with love and care. Human-to-Human relationship teach us to become a good listener to our patient and to become a good communicator with them.

This theory also teaches us on how to develop a good relationship with the patient. I learned that there are many things that we can do to help our patients and those who are in need.

Thi theory teach us many things. The novel is really interesting and it has the characteristics of the novel that we have to know.

..thank you, Ma'am for giving us the chance to know the kind of theory like this theory. Thanks Ma'am Dani.!!

mariaalizadianne said...

after reading this journal, i felt something familiar. i also have a relative who is sick, she has breast cancer. i really admire the nurse who made the lady realize the essence of living. even the most insensitve person can do good things to others. and even a dying person has her chance to change. providing care for others and learning how to love those people whom you are not related is such a great deed a person can do. i think everyone must read this article because it provides moral values that open the mind of those people who took the wrong way of life.

-dianne lopez
BSN-1G

Annabelle S. Evallar said...

"A nurse does not only seek to alleviate physical pain or render physical care," Travelbee quoted.

JOYCE TRAVELBEE a psychiatric nurse, educator and writer who made the Human-to-Human Relationship Model, a humanistic revolution that help in the field of nursing especially for the ones who were suffering from a deadly disease called "cancer."

These theory helps in self-actualizing life expirience, assumption of the sick role, and the realization of the meaning of life, sickness and death. This have the Interactional Phases which are the: Original Encounter, Emerging Identities, Empathy, Sympathy, and Rapport. She also defined illness, suffering, pain, hope and hopelessness.

Meanwhile after I have heared and read the story entitled "The Last Hair Strand," i've realized that life isn't unfair like the other people are always saying, it's just God have all his reason why somethiong's happening in our lives even if it is positive or negative for us, in God's might all our uncertainties became all right, God have plans for us. And for the lady with no hair, I admired her for what she have done. In realizing the fact that she was dying, she've made good deeds after she left this world for the benifit of many people.

Annabelle S. Evallar
BSN-1F

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elaiza_jane said...

',.Joyce Travelbee's human-to-human relationship model teaches me on how to communicate well to other especially to the patient. It lets me understand the importance of interaction and the communication in our field.

"The Last Hair Strands"

After reading the novel, I stopped for a while. I feel so different, mixed-emotions inside. I felt sad but happy at the same time. It's an inspiring-heartful story. The story really touched my heart, I want to cry, but I stopped it. Eventhough I don't have any relatives or friends with cancer, I related myself to the novel. It captured my heart and the whole self of me.

Each and every part/scene in the novel made me realize that all the things that are happening to us have a reason of its own. If time comes that the biggest problem of our life strikes us, never give up... fight for it! God leads the way to lessen the pain and to overcome the challenges.

The cancer patient in "The Last Hair Strands" had a very excellent and worthful time in her life. She used the remaining time of her life wisely and she enjoyed life to the fullest.

If I will be a nurse, and if I will have a patient with cancer, I will also help the patient to see the true value of life. I know that it is not easy but no matter how hard it is, I will show my full devotion... and I will serve 'till I live!

by:
Elaiza Jane M. Dela Guardia
BSN-1G

catherine suzaenne s. lo said...

Joyce Travelbee with her Human to Human Relationship..is very important to the nursing practice..because by means of this theory ..we can easily cope with our patients someday...and another one the novel you made.."THE LAST HAIR STRAND"
it was so inspiring story..when i am reading the novel ..i became inspire.. i realized how important is our life..and we should care for our life...

Mrs. Oloresisimo thanks for the novel...the novel was so inspiring


Catherine Lo
Bsn-1f

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justine kay hidalgo said...

Joyce Travelbee whose born on 1926, and died at her prime age of 47.

She developed her theory the human to human relationship that give me some knowledge and understanding how to give care to both sick and well individual but what most important is to those people who experienced illness like cancer. As she refer the person as a human being a unique and irreplaceable individual, that has diferrent behavior, it is important to a nurse to give an appropriate care to the patient, must have a wide understanding and knowledge.

While reading the novel it really touched my heart, it shows that everything in our life happens for a reason, meaning to say whatever happen it is god's will and God has a purpose why he give us problems that we have to face. On the journal Joyce Travelbee's theory is applicable in a way that when the person itself accept the fact of having cancer even at the beginning it was hard for the person to accept it, for the person itself experienced suferrings to that illness that made her hopeless and for her doing chemotherapy was no sense for someday somehow her life would ended but because there was something happened it helped her to realize how lucky she was and ready to accept the ill she had. I love this novel because it really inspires me, I realize how lucky I am. Thanks ma'am for showing to us this kind of novel.

justine kay hidalgo
bsn 1E

inna said...

Joyce Travelbee’s Human-to-Human relationship Model was very applicable to cancer patients. Because most of her description of the environment was full of suffering, pain, hopelessness and illness. Maybe you’re chika ma’am is right. That Travelbee has a cancer.

I was really touched by the journal that I’ve read. Imagine that by just of the accident, the life of the woman with cancer changed. Before, she really was not ready to face her fate. Because according to her, she has many plans to fulfill to. And she blamed God on why she had that cancer. But after the accident happened, she realized the worth of her days left to live. She realized that she still was the luckiest cancer-patient ever. With her wealth, she helped Mang Michael’s family. She paid for his and his live-in partner’s hospitalization. She didn’t waste the opportunity to donate her eyes to Michael and her heart to Elena. And her dream to have a family was fulfilled in few months with Michaela Elleine. She was then contented and accepted her fate. She realize her value and that’s one thing important there.

I learned from this story that we should learn to cherish every day of our life. Every minute is important. Knowing or not knowing when we will die, we must be doing the right and ahead of our dream. We should not be hopeless. There are so many things to think positive of. Let’s just look on the bright side.

Ma’am, you’re such a great writer. Thanks for sharing this short novel of yours to us. I really thank God for letting us know you. I learn a lot from your sharings of your knowledge and experiences, and also the chikas. More chikas to come. Hehe!


Karissa Inna S. Zagala
BSN I – C

benyasmin jewel L. mero said...

Joyce Travelbee, a private woman with alot of wisdom. She had created the Human-to-Human Relationship model.

Human-to-Human Relationship Model helped patients to accept their sickness most especially those who have cancer.Cancer is one of the illness that people wants to avoid.


The Last Hair Strands, a novel written by our C.I., Mrs. Danela Oloresisimo was so inspiring because it deals with a person with cancer whom she think her life was so useless.

Witnessing the crime, she realized that every strand of hair that falls, there's hope and her life was worthwhile.

All that she ever hoped for happened as time goes by. She became a mother to the child named Michaela, and a lawyer to fight for the his rights and the right to live.

Even though she passed away,she would always stay in the heart of the persons that she had helped.

"whatever illness which may come to you,just have faith in God and he'll be there for you,it'a a matter of acceptance".

Ma'am thank you for sharing your novel! =)

Benyasmin Jewel L. Mero
BSN I-A

roces,jennifer BSN1A said...

nurses....
...they play a very important role in the lives of their patients,they dont just alleviate physical pains..they also help patients accept,find meaning and understand their illness..this is the main concept of human to human relationship model..

but as we go on to this topic,we found out that the theorist of this theory,Joyce Travelbee..is the one who is suffering from a disease and she cannot accept her situation.So,to help other people cope with their situations.Travelbee is promoting the human to human relationshp model..which also involves the concepts about ILLNESS,SUFFERING,HOPE and PAIN
..she gave meaning on this..as the theory describes,giving meaning on this things is helping patients seek thier own selves..

..the novel is a good example of the application of the human to human relationship model..because as the cancer victim go along her way...she realize that it is better to accept her situation than deny to her self that she will leave the world soon,at the same time she was able to help a family...
....we only need to keep faith!

Ziel Nikki Mejilla said...

Joyce Travelbee
Human-to-Human Relationship

Her theory make me realize that connection is really important in everyday life. Her theory teach me how to be friendly. Everybody should have or should apply her theory in everyday life. :)

The story of The Last Hair Strand is great! It really hardened my heart and after reading it I know in myself that I want to cry. :)) The Lady with no hair is a good example of a person that is enjoying her life eventhough she know that she's dying. She's brave. Her life is worth it. :)

Ma'am thank you for sharing your own made story. :]

Mejilla, Ziel Nikki B.
BSN I-A

cristy palino said...

Joyce Travelbee introduced to us the Human to Human relationship. She died at a very young age of 47. The theory focused on how the nurse would help the patients understand and know whatever sickness they have. It's important that the nurse can relate himself/herself to the situation she/he is to face. She/he by herself/himself should accept and understand the situaation. her theory is a great help to the cancer patients.
The story of the "The last hair strand" is very much likely with the theory of Joyce Travelbee.

Cristy M. Palino
BSN I-B

cristy palino said...

Joyce Travelbee introduced to us the Human to Human relationship. She died at a very young age of 47. The theory focused on how the nurse would help the patients understand and know whatever sickness they have. It's important that the nurse can relate himself/herself to the situation she/he is to face. She/he by herself/himself should accept and understand the situaation. her theory is a great help to the cancer patients.
The story of the "The last hair strand" is very much likely with the theory of Joyce Travelbee.

Cristy M. Palino
BSN I-B

cristy palino said...

Joyce Travelbee introduced to us the Human to Human relationship. She died at a very young age of 47. The theory focused on how the nurse would help the patients understand and know whatever sickness they have. It's important that the nurse can relate himself/herself to the situation she/he is to face. She/he by herself/himself should accept and understand the situaation. her theory is a great help to the cancer patients.
The story of the "The last hair strand" is very much likely with the theory of Joyce Travelbee.

Cristy M. Palino
BSN I-B

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angela garcia said...

gud morning..
humanto-human relationship of travelbee inspires me a lot. my mom is a cancer patient. through her theory, as her daugther, i learn to accept the fact that anytime, she will leave me this is because of her theory. thanks to her for helping me and my mom to accept what may happen to her.
angela a. garcia
bsn ic

iris bianca said...

..human-t0-human relationship model helps me to realize that we should respect the feelings of others.. especially for the nurses they should know Joyce Travelbee and her theory.. because her thoery can help them to help them for the fast recovery of their patients.


..in her nursing metaparadigm she considered a person as a human being and also the nurse is a human being, a human being which is a unique, irreplaceable individual who is in continuous process of becoming, evolving and changing..


..in reading of the novel of Mrs. Danela Oloresisimo, THE LAST HAIR STRAND, the novel makes me cry silently because i can imagine what was the feeling of the lady in the novel, her last 12 months of staying here in earth, and having a chemotherapy daily.. but being a fighter, she faces all the circumstances about her illness.. having an instant baby and being also an instant mother, the baby makes the lady to be brave in every second of her life.. by means of Michael, Elena, and baby Michaela they make the lady to be a valuable and meaningful person till her last breath..

..by reading of your novel maam, it makes me realize that even our last time comes to live here in earth, we should not be afraid, because we can be a valuable person if we grab all the opportunities to help others..


IRIS BIANCA L. MONES
BSN 1-C

mischelle mendoza said...

human to human relationship of joyce travelbee encourage me alot. Because of her theory, i found out that a good relationship to patient and to all the people that I am interact-with is very important.

Her definitions are everything in pain, hopeless, sufferings, illness that a one person experiencing.

Travelbee's theory is useful specially in the cancer patient which is it really helps the patient to accept the fact that she is sick.

theory gives us an information on what are the cancer patient suffering, what they feels and what they think...for that we can easily handled them with proper application by the guidelines of Joyce Travelbee's theory...

BSN-1F

Bianca Eunice Labita said...

hi mAam..

Joyce Travelbee's formulation of her theory "Human to Human Relationship Model" was greatly influenced me by her experiences in nursing education and practice. She concluded that the nursing care rendered to patients in these institutions lacked compassion. The importance of her theory is about how the nurse and patient interrelate with each other. The nurse should help the patient to lessen the cause of suffering and help them understand and accept their sickness. The two of them should also shared their experiences with each other.

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Khrista Mari said...

Travelbee's theory tells about the wholeness of a person as having the physical, spiritual, and mental aspects of one's life. It also describes how beautiful life is and how great the time is as a gift of God even the single second that will later last. No matter what is the patient's circumstance, a nurse should make him understand why is he undergoing such conditions.

As what Mrs. Oloresisimo said about her perception, maybe Travelbee who died at an early age suffered a severe illness because she defines her environment as suffering or pain. Sad to think because perhaps she can do even more that will contribute a lot to nursing when she did not already died. But as what she says, there's a purpose why a person experiences different problems.

The story of "The Last Hair Strand" is an example of Travelbee's theory. The story is heartwarming and inspiring for me to think positively about life. The main character in the story is mighty in that even in her last hair strand, she was able to help someone. She was able to give a meaningful life through the things she had even through those single minutes.
There really is a meaning for everything. Thank you Ma'am for giving us another inspiring story.

Khrista Mari V. Motar
BSN 1C

roland jose said...

I can say that she was the loneliest theorist at all. Her definitions in her theory shows difficulties and sufferings. She died at age of 47, I know she's not happy in her life obviously because she had cancer. But still now I dont know the diffeence between her theory and peplau's theory

Roland Jose Edano
BSN I -H

frelene_tabernilla said...

Actually, I can therefore say that this Human to Human relationship model is for the dying. It is because every description is somewhat looking for acceptance for a severe illness. Joyce Travelbee for me is still a great achiever though. In her young age, although died young, she still made this very useful theory. She does inspire nurses in her very own way of sharing this theory, because encoded in this theory are ways of handling patient. Also presented here are nurses stages of knowing such as first impression that provides a nurse a hint in handling patient carefully. I’ll will surely applied it for my patient someday.
It inspires the uninspired. God bless for each of us, and be very aware of our health.

Even the title the last strand is very meaningful, and it already give me hint that this story is for the dying. The lady with no hair is somewhat a great heroine and a savior. It is actually for sure is a very inspiring story. As being teenager, I can relate to the lady’s situation. I can’t imagine myself being in her shoe. Because if I were her, I don’t know, maybe I just rely everything in God. I know I am weak and my only armor is my great faith in God, so maybe I just wait for my turn, but because I’ve read this, I think I will be very doubtful. Also for me, the nurse played a very big part in the story. She served as the way to the right direction. She served as the adviser that inspired me in pursuing my chosen profession. For me, the nurse is the light for the lady. I also wondered for the name of the cancer lady because it is not being mentioned in the story. Is this something to do with Ms. Joyce Travelbee?
It is to expect for the unexpected!

Frelene B. Tabernilla
BSN 1-C

arvin said...

Joyce travelbee, the human to human relationship.She contribute a lot of things in the field of medicine.Nurses should also consider the emotional and mental aspect of the patient, not only the physical.You should know how will you relate your self to the patient.It helps the nurses on how wiil the patient accept thier illness.

THE LAST HAIR STRAND,what a great story!it is so inspirational.For me,this story tells that having an illness or having a cancer is not the end of the world.Having a cancer is a very serious thing.If you have a serious illness like this,just be positive and always think that everything on earth has its purpose.

michka said...

Travelbee believed that the nursing care given to patients in these institutions lacked compassion.she felt that nursing needed "humanistic revolution-a return to focus on the caring function of the nurse-in the caring for and caring about ill persons and predicted if this did not occur, consumers would demand the services of a new and different kind of health worker.
Travelbee's theory is based on her cumulative nursing experiences and her readings rather than the evidence of a particular research study.
If nurses are to prevent this shift, they must prove to health care consumers that the time taken by the nurse to meet a patient's emotional and spiritual needs is a valuable investment.

Michka S. Abadejos
BSN-IH

elienie estavillo said...

>The Human-to-Human Relationship Model of Joyce Travelbee is a useful one to the nurses and other clinical workers all around the world. She focused on the positive relationship of the nurse and patient which can bring about a good result for the patient. Joyce Travelbee's theory helped the patients to easily accept and overcome their illness.

>Though Travelbee died early at the age of 47 because of cancer, and she did not fulfill her life, still she contributed a lot in nursing practices. I believe that, this happened because God wants Travelbee to be an instrument to give hope and inspiration to all the people who suffer from cancer.

>elienie estavillo
>BSN-1H

sam said...

i love joyce travelbee's theory. it focuses on the interaction of the patint and the nurse. in follows a certain steps to be able to have good communication to the patients. it should have the original encounter, the emerging identities, the sympathy, the empathy, and the good rapport. the nurses should lessen the suffering of an ill persion. the nurses should became one of the hopes of the patients because the nurse is the one who taking care of the patients.

the last hair strands, it touches my heart and made me realize that life is really shorts. no one can say that life is nothing because it has value to the person who knows how to value it. like the main character which is the cancer patient, she is in her peak of success. no one would like to die. but there some ill person who accept their illness when they are fulfilled enough. ill end up this comment by saying thnk you maam for posting that nice story to us that i learned how to make my life so much wonderful by helping the needy person in their health and even in their financial needs.

sam jefferlyn c. placino
bsn-1e

sam said...

i love the theory of joyce travelbee. its because it concentrate to the interaction of the two person like human to human relationship. she focuses on how the nure will interact to the patient in a good way. it follows a certain steps to have a good company to the patient(s). the nurse(s) should have the good original encounter the emerging identities, the sympathy, the empathy and the rapport.

the last hair strand has a very good story. it shows the relationship of the poor to the rich person(s). and it touches every person who will read this article. it is true that cancer is very hard to accept, because no person wants to die when they are in their success. its nice to realize that life is really short. no one knows when and where is their time. like every other person who also suffer from this illness, the cancer patient accept the fact that she will soon to die when she fulfill the things that she needs to do. she help the poor family. she taking care michaela as her own child. i would like to end my comment to say that the story was so very nice. its touches my heart to help needy people in terms of their health and if i became rich as the cancer patient i will help them in financial needs.

sam jefferlyn c placino
bsn-1e

leslie anne tañedo bsn1e said...

"Joyce Travelbee(Human-to-Human Relationship Model"

The theory of Joyce Travelbee focus on 'cancer' maybe because she's also a cancer patient before she die in an early age.I think that her life is very lonely because she explicitly define environment in her theory.She does define the human condition and life experience by all human beings as suffering ,hope ,pain and illness.These condition can be equated to the environment.Her Human to Human Relationship Model really helps nurses to know what she apply to her patient from her original encounter to the rapport.Maybe she die in an early age but she have a great contribution to nursing.

THE LAST HAIR STRANDS
Every things that happen to us has a reason and only God know why he do that but later you will realize God do that to you because 'God knows what the best for us'.

Mrs.oloresisimo:
Thank you for all your efforts in teaching us.

Maymarie Joyce G. Calpe said...

Joyce Travelbee's Human-to-Human relationship helps a lot especially to our profession. The nurse should learn how to get the trust of the patient. Like with what Mrs. Oloresisimo wrote, it's very difficult for a cancer patient to accept his situation. The nurse must help the patient to accept it. Travelbee's theory is needed in this situation.

"The Last Hair Strand" was a great story. Travelbee's theo was applied in here. It was very inspiring and it touched my heart. The cancer patient had a hard feeling of what he was experiencing but as he realized that everything happens for a reason, it helps her to accept her case. it's true that everything happens for a reason. maybe it's not the plan of God to your life that's why somethings that is unexpected is happening.

Calpe, Maymarie Joyce G.
BSN-IE

Rhea Denise M. Rondolo said...

The Theory of Joyce Travelbee, "HUMAN TO HUMAN RELATIONSHIP MODEL" was very important, because this is the relationship between the nurse and the patient, that in this theory the hurse teach the patient on how to acceot that she will have illness and hard to become success. How the nurse tell to the patient without hurting feeling?...The nurse tell the patient in the way of joking. I know that accepting illnss is svery difficult so even what kind of ill do you you are going to accept don't give up.
This theory helped to me a lot in my day to day living practices. It is helped to me becausewhen others noticed me that all my doing ii bad, I can accept that and I try to correct all my mistakes.
ma'am thank you po, because of Travelbee's Theory I find myself to accet all my mistakes and I will correct that.

BSN I-C

rommel p. eballa said...

Joyce Travelbee
HUMAN TO HUMAN RELAYIONSHIP MODEL

it teach me a lot . her theory gave explanation how the patient accept his or her condition. the theory of joyce is applicable in a patient having a cancer because it really helped a cancer patient. Her definition of words focused about suffering, illness, pain, hopelessness that a person experiencing.


After reading the novel of our instructor mam oloresisimo i realized that there are many things we can do to help others. like the novel THE LAST HAIR STRAND" the woman having a cancer in the novel helped nichael the victim of hit and run, she gave her eyes to the victim she give a better life to michael.
everything happens for a reason


ROMMEL P. EBALLA
BSN 1-F

katherine castillo said...

"Human-to-Human Relationship Model"
-is primarily an experience or series of experience between a nurse and the recipient of her care.

Trvelbbe's theory is very significant. As a nurse, he/she should have a contact/interaction with his/her patient. The interaction between them is very important.

By establishing Human-to-Human relationship, the nurse and the patient can share their experience and personal problems..

"The purpose of nursing is achieved through the establishment of a human-to-human relationship".=)

katherine w. castillo
BSN-1F

Maria Ara said...

Joyce Travelbee is one the nursing theorist whom I felt that her existence is not enough.Maybe if her life stay longer,she will not formulated only one theory and her concept in canceer is not that worst.

But with her theory of Human-to-Human Relationship she proved to me that shorter life span is better than that of with long life span which the existence is never felt. Because of her theory not only the nurse-patient interaction were developed that the patient may accept his or her illness.But also in my daily living to accept those fact that I dont wznt to face since then like I am now a college student and one fatal error can destroy my future.

Maria Ara Zaballero
BSN I-H

Ethel dionisio said...

JOYCE TRAVELBEE'S THEORY

Joyce Travelbee's theory of Human-to-human relationship model is very significant to nursing. In travelbee's theory, she stated that nurses must help sick persons, especially those who are terminally ill and those that are dying, to accept their sickness and suffering as a self-actualizing experience and find meaning behind those suffering.


Her theory can help us in teaching us and helping us in developing our ability in caring and guiding our patients to have a peaceful death. This also informs us that first impression is important between nurse-patient interaction.


According to her, nurses must show sympathy, empathy and must develop a rapport with their client in order for the interaction to be successful and to solve the problem.


This theory will surely help us to become good nurses and will prepare us in the future scenarios inside hospitals and dealing with sick people.

Thank you so much mam danela for letting us know an important theorist in the field of nursing like Travelbee. God bless.=)

gloria_mariz said...

Joyce Travelbee is such a wonderful nurse and theorist. Because of her, the Human-to-Human Relationship Model was formulated...

During her time she was focused more on psychiatric nursing which helps the nursing profession especially concerning the behavior of the patients. She was devoted in studying and had a burden to study more and to take up a doctoral degree but unfortunately she died at a very young age.

Her theory which is the Human-to-Human Relationship Model has a great impact and help regarding on nursing practice. Because of her theory, the interaction and a professional relationship between the nurse and the patient was improved. Her theory has a great emphasis on the kind of nursing that should be given to the patients.
She concluded on her nursing that the job of a nurse is to assist an individual, family, or community to prevent or cope with the experience of illness and suffering and, if necessary, to find meaning in these experiences..

Hospice is one good example in her theory which as a nurse we should attempt to build a rapport or a good working relationship to our patient.

For me, this theory is very helpful nowadays. Because understanding the situation of the patient will help them and us as a nurse to achieve the desired wellness of our patient in a right time. It is also favorable in the patient because they will gain confidence despite of the negative situation that they are facing and they will have enough knowledge to help themselves to recover faster. And also they will learn how to accept whatever disease they have and be optimistic while facing their circumstances.

The novel "The Last Hair Strand", written by our TFN professor, Mrs. Danela Oloresisimo, is such a nice novel in a sense that it has facts that I learned. I learned that Human-to-Human Relationship Model is useful especially on hopeless patients. As a nursing student, I know that time will come that I will encounter some patients that are very hopeless because of their illness. And in this time I can use the theory of Joyce Travelbee. I can apply this so that my patient will have a better view in his life even though that he faces a great trial in his life. As a nurse, it is also important to know the situation of our patients and cure them not only in physical but also in emotional aspect...
Thus, this theory is effective and efficient in our profession..

Gloria Mariz A. Ang
BSN I-F

jason said...

good evening mam. I knew that Travelbees's human to human relationship is all about nurse-patient relationship that focuses more on humanistic revolution just to outcome the patient. But when I studied all about her compositions, she is always talking about illness, hopelessness, pain, sufferings, and many other weaknesses. No wonder she talked about these because she had a cancer and died at the age of 47

Jason Salvador A. Dellova
Bsn-IH

jason said...

sorry mam i forgot to post this. Your own novel about THE LAST HAIR STAND is like Travelbee's human to human relationship for thanking the patient to the doctor and nurse who gave her the last hour of living. It is said to the title that describes of falling of her hair means hopeless but she still helped victim of the hit and run. She gave her eyes to michael and gave a better life to michaela. She knew that God gave her last minute of life is a worth of it.

Jason Salvador A. Dellova
BSN-IH

jobert vargas said...

Joyce Travelbee is a one important theorist in our life. their throry human to human relationship really amaze my mind by helping to others. when I read the story I really inspires to the character when she gave everything to others. this story can apply in the theory of Travelbee because of the illness and sufferings of the character. tnx po

vernagraceariola said...

gud evening Mam Oloresisimo!!!

In the theory of Joyce Travelbee that known as the "Human to Human Relationship Model".I learned many things from her because she always tells us that we need to accept the tragedy,problems,or even illness in our life that we are not expecting it to happen because according to her the Lord has a reason why he is doing it to us.I also agree to her statement that a professional nurse practitioner must assist an ind'l,family or community to prevent illness and suffering.Because of her theory I learned that as being a nurse i need to my self on the shoes of others in order to have a good relationship w/ others.She also shows that the first impression will be the last.And also as a nurse i need to help the patient to accept her illness or to move on.

In the journal,The Last Hair Strands....
There is a human to human relationship wherein the nurse tells to the patient that she need to value and enjoy every mins. of her life.
I feel pity to her,because after her chemotheraphy,still she have her cancer,but she make me realize that if there is a opportunity,go on and grab it.She also teach me how to have a good relationship w/ others.

Verna Grace A. Ariola
BSN IC

NEL PATRICK DELA PEñA said...

Human to Human Relationship by Joyce Travelbee is a purposeful one especially with the Nurse-Patient to have a good relationship.

By means of this theory of Joyce Travelbee it will be helpful to our practice as nursing professional to have good touch to every client. This theory also provides a the meaning of pain to every individual by means of "self-actualizing" to the condition of every patient for us to know what they feel. So that we can help them to adjust and maintain a healthy condition.

This theory contributes to fight our emotional feelings even if we encounter a cancer patient as an example we can help them even they are dying by showing them the the world is beautiful, and her/his life is a meaningful one . . .

Dela Peña, Nel Patrick B.
BSN1-A

jobert vargas said...

in her theory human to human relationship I realized more about her like respect one feelings and be good to other. the story about the last hair I really amazed this story because in their last hour ii her life she choice to help to others. By doing good to others by helping them Im very sure your life become complete.

Mark Ian said...

I believe that nurse should not only focus on the physical aspect of a patient but the whole personality of the patient must be cured and that is the truth. As Miss Travelbee state the concern of the nurse is the physical, mental and spiritual life of the patient.

Her Great theory is very useful on step by step interaction by a nurse to a patient. It also tells the limitation of nurse patient-relationship. It is a great process to build trust and rapport on them.

THe novel, wow, its inspire and encourage who will read it. It tells about our self and fate. It gives trust and confidence to those who easily get down.

Just like Loyce Travelbee, she died at early age, but just like the girl on the novel she make her lost as a benefit one. She make a knowledge and theory that will use by others. It is just great that eventhough they knew that they will die, they make their death as a wonderful memory to others.

thank you ma'am for sharing an inspiring story to us.

Mark Ian Jun Catan
BSN I-G

Katherine Visagar said...

Joyce Travelbee's contribution to the evolution of nursing was recognized after her death. It is really one of the saddest thing that could happen after all the hardworks, being unable to witness the rewards of all your hardwork and dedication.

Travelbee has a great sympathy in caring for the suffering. We all know that having a cancer is torment of the body, the mind and the soul. It is really SUFFERING. I knew it so well.

I wished that I have known Travelbee and her theory before when my grandmother is still alive. It may be hard to admit that cancer runs through my family.

If I could have knew it earlier, I could have taught my family to render a care with humanistic revolution.

I was really moved by this theory most especially the interactional phases: original encounter, emerging identities, empathy, sympathy and rapport.

Thanks Ma'am for the constant passion for teaching...☺

Katherine Visagar
BSN I-H

DONARDS KIM A. TAÑEDO said...

the most ironic thing that a man could suffer from is living just to wait for the remaining strands of his life to fall...

death is really enevitable, just like Joyce Travelbee asserted... all of us will be confronted by the presence of illness and pain

what makes the difference on how we deal with it is the way we accept its presence on us and how, upon finding its true meaning, are we going to extent ourselves to other people to still become effective...

"the Last Hair strand"
...it was a mixture of irony and metaphor which was turned out to be an inspiring and generous life of a lady... as she was waiting to reach the point of total baldness, the trademark of her total deprivation from living,she was still able to share her remaining gusts of breath with Michael's family...

not only were the soil and plants had benefited from her (hehehe), she was able to fertilize the lives of three people... and this is an incommensurable deed that was worth living for...

the nurse and even the lady, in their own ways, had rendered the real essence of nursing and caressing others' lives upon establishing a rapport among other individuals... as unique and special as they were, surely, their existence and the way they touched the lives of others in need, will make Joyce travelbee give way to a beautiful and meaningful smile...

:)


~DonARDzZz~

Leben Beatriz said...

Knowing her life was very sad. Its as if that her life was so sad that she only foucses on Illness, Suffering, Pain, Hope and Hopelessness. Even though she focused on the sad part of life she did manage to find a way to express her feelings and observations through her theory.
Her theory was very efficient because it can be applied every person met another person from the original encounter where first impression lies, emerging identities where they gasp that each of them are unique individual, empathy where they feel to share something with each other, sympathy where they feel concern for their friend and lastly rapport.

"The Last Hair Strand"

The story was very cathcing the "Lady with no hair" was very kind to give her heart, eyes and money to the family that even though she experiences the traitor disease(cancer). I think she was starting to blame God for what she is experiencing when God also gave her mission in this world. When that accident happen her life have a meaning and for 6 months she became happy until her last hair strand.

Jo Anne Marie Castillo said...

"the existence of the suffering whether mental,physical or spiritual is the proper concern of the nurse"

joyce travelbee who is a nurse,educator, and writer left a remarkable legacy in this profession. she taught us that being a care provider doesn't necessary mean that we should only cure their physical sickness but most especially is the disease in the mental and spiritual life. touching theor souls can be one of our primary role to our clients and we can help them by providing and giving our helping hands to them. we can give them advices which can lessenthe pain that they are experiencing.

in this fast changing world their are many dilemmas which everyone of us are capable of. life is full of experiences whether it is positive or negative. but joyce travelbee focussed more in the not-so-happy moments such as illness, suffering,pain,hope and hopeless and etc.

as a nurse, we have the capacity to build a good rapport to our patients because we have the neccesary knowledge annd skills which will suffice to their needs.

about the journal entry that our teacher wrote and posted, it turned me into tears because of the melancholy moments that the cancer patient experienced.it was good to know that before she passed away she become happy once in her life. happiness before your death cannot be compared by all the material things and money that she had. the accident that she occured was a blessing in disguise, it taught her how to accept her condition eventhough it is hard to accept.well, i learned a lot in your article mam.

continue writing nerve wrecking pieces mam!you inspire us!

Jo anne marie castillo
bsn-1f

cindy mariel saavedra said...

Unfortunately at the age of 47 years old, Joyce Travelbee didnt finished her doctoral degree because she died.

Although her life was too short it doesnt mean that her contribution to nursing is not enough.

The Hunan-Human relationship is abig help in the nursing community.
It is a big help for the nurses in communicating with their patients and making a therapeutic relationship between them.


After reading "the last hair strand" a novel written by my TFN instructor, i realized that indeed "life is too short"..this novel shows the "human-human relationship" of Joyce Travelbee.The doctor and the nurses kept on saying that life is a gift from God,that she should be thankful because God given her a life full of joy,accomplishments an success.
As many people said,"Live your Life to the fullest"..before im just a happy-go-lucky girl who doesnt even care about what other people feel..as i read the part of the novel that says.."I gave my light to Michael,the life to Elena and the Love and caring to Michaela Ellaine"..i also whished that i have the time and previledge to help others..i wished that i have something to prove for myself too..i dont want to have cancer,i dont want the time comes that i need to experience something just to offer my help for others..

This novel inspires me a lot to pursue my dreams and not to waste time as long as i am alive, help other people,be kind to others and most especially to thank our Lord God for giving me this life..

tracy lirio said...

Gud evening Ma'am Oloresisimo..
Joyce Travelbee is the theorists who made the Human to Human Relationship model, which talks about the relationship and interactions of the nurse and the patient to each other. The role of the nurse is to become the strength and hope of the patient in times of hardships and sufferings. The nurse is the one who make the patients comments or "pananaw" in life positive, like a patient has an aids say or suggest something good to her/ him that will make his/her feeling at ease. Joyce Travelbee is a very controversial theorists that is said to have a cancer because all of the content of her theory points about sufferings and pain.

The novel that I read was very inspiring that in every hardships and sufferings that happens to you their will always be a good part or reason why it happened. And also I am very touched with the novel for at the end the patient doesn't forgot to thank the nurse for what she have done. So I learned that when you do something good to your patient they will also repay you with a good act or action or simply they will repay you gratitude.

Tracy Ruth Y. Lirio
BSN-1c

arliethbesin said...

Because of joyce travelbee,i realized that not only takig care of patients are the responsibilities of nurses but also to understand the patient and to know the feelings of them..
"The Last Hair Strand"..,is definitely a very inspiring novel..i am so proud that my C.I. is a very good writer..i really like the line in the novel where she said, "i give light to michael, i give my life to elena and i give my love and care to michaella elaine"..at first, i thought that only her eyes will be given by her but i was wrong, all the things that she can give..she did`nt hesitate to give it.. very inspiring!
Thanks for that wonderful story!

John Christopher C. Sanchez said...

Joyce Travelbee died at early age she died at the age of 47 even if she passed away early she has a big contribution in our nursing knowledge .Her theory human to human relationship have series of interaction namely original encounter, emerging identities, empathy,sympathy and rapport and this following interaction is all about the nurse patient relationship.The theory of Travelbee is useful in our nursing practice that the nurse and the patient should have a good relationship to have a good result.And the story last hair strand is really a good story and after i read the story I realized that every person have a important and useful, this story is inspiring.

blossom_quinto said...

The life of Joyce Travelbee speaks of her willingness to alleviate the pain and suffering of her patients. Her life has found its end before she can even realized that she has contribute a lot in the nursing field because of her formulated theory, “human-to-human relationship”. Even though, she died at an early stage, her memory and life story will never fade, because her presence is in a nurse every time she will apply her concepts of caring and treating dreadfully ill patients. She clearly explains to us empathy and encourages us to go beyond this, and instead make an action to lessen the suffering of the patients.

The last hair strand is a very touching and moving novel. It does not only tells us the story of a cancer patient but the value of life, even if you are counting and waiting for its end. It shows the role of a nurse in the life of the dying. She finds way how to tell the patient that there are wonderful meanings behind death. And that opportunities are just waiting for you to unlock them. Even if the end is near, still God has his own purpose in putting us in that situation. We must only discover the true value of our precious life through good deeds.


BLOSSOM MAE QUINTO
BSN-IG ^^.

fideliz m.verzo bsn 1c said...

Even though she might have done more accomplishments, she already done enough to formulate her theory and identify it to help the other generation of nurses. I viewed her theory an outlet for her to help her understand others or to help others to understand the different situations that the patients might be undergoing.
All I can say about the novel was ‘’the novel can touch the reader’s hearts’’ because it can happen in real life and the lesson is everything has a reason and each reason gives bigger importance or higher value to your life, meaning that the purpose of having a life is to help others and to be thankful that you can give others because it only means that you have a reason being here on earth.

fideliz m. verso
bsn 1c

marife marcaida said...

SYMPATHY always goes beyond EMPATHY, with emapthy, one can do any act or share his/ her experience that can lessen one`s suffering . RAPPORT can be establish when you share your experience to other people. But before you empathize and sympathize, with others, you should first have ORIGINAL ENCOUNTER, and know each other first to be able to relate your self with each other.To build trust with each other.( Emerging identity).


"The last Hair Strand was a heart touching story. The girl found the real meaning of life and how to live with a purpose. Before she die, she have experienced all the beautiful things that completed her.
After reading the story, I`ve realized that material things are not the only source of happiness in this world. There are so many reasons to smile and so many things that can give real happiness.
The story teaches us to give freely and to have a positive outlook towards.BUt the most important lesson is to give light and hope to other people even if your on darkest.

I like the part when the girl was praying to God to let her witness Michaela`s first birthday and the part when she recall all the things that give her fulfillment,and How important each hair strand is.that even on her last moments, she give hope and happiness to other people.
Travelbee define Hope as the desire to gain an end or accopmlish a goal combined with some degree of expectaiton that what is desired or sought is attainable. The story is full of hope even if the girl know that her time is only limited and the end is near, still, she do not lose
hope,but she empathize and sympathize to the family and share the last months of her life.




Marife A. Marcaida
BSN I-D

christine keir dejelo said...

Joyce Travelbee's Human-to-Human Relationship Model is very imporatant to us especially to those people who are hopeless and sick. It encouraged us to have faith and hope to all of our sufferings and pains that happen in our lives. We can help other people by giving them advices and support in order for them to have srength.
I cried when I read the novel of Ma'am Oleresisimo entitled "The Last Hair Strand" because it proves that everything happens for a reason. We should always be thankful to God for the life and memories that we will treasure forever. The Lady can still continue her life in helping other people in many ways. It inspires me a lot.

Thank you Ma'am Oleresisimo for this heartwarming novel. Because of this, I realized how great life is. Godbless us all.

Christine Keir C. Dejelo
BSNI-E

Kathleen Mae Suarez said...

*** The science of nursing theory has been much to do with the quality of patient recovery. Joyce Travelbee's Theory suggest that a a possitive nurse patient relationship can bring about a favorable patient outcome.

Her Human to Human Relationship Model is what actually a nurse and a patient experiences during the time of illness. It's only dissappointing that at this point in time with the advance technology and everything could be delivered by special devices interaction with the client now is limited.


Suarez, Kathleen Mae
BSN-1A

marianne april said...

Joyce Travelbee, one of the great nursing theorist who contributed her expertise in nursing profession and in nursing practice. She was a good psychiatric nurse, educator and a writer.
Though she died at the early age of 47, she have made concepts and ideas which truly helps nursing in many ways and thRough her magnificent concepts she have formiulated a theory which is the HUMAN-TO-HUMAN RELATIONSHIPwhich propose that "a nurse does not only seek to alleviate physical pain or rendering physical care- she ministerd the whole person.The exsistence of suffering, whether physical, mental or spiritual is the proper concern of the nurse." Travelbee also states in her theory that the nurse and the patient interrelate with each other and by her description of the purpose of nursing. The purpose of nursing is to " assist an individual, family or community to prevent or to cope with experience of illness and suffering, and if necessary, to find meaning in these experiences." She also made the interactional phases between the nurse and the patients which are the 1. original encounter
2. emerging identities 3. emphathy
4. symphathy and 5. raport

Journal reading:

I was touch when i read the article. It was so inspiring and it made me realized that everything that happens in our lives has a purpose. We must learn to accept everything that God have given to us,just like in accepting the state of being of a person,though it's not easy to accept that we are ill or dying we have to accept it and submit ourselves to God,we must not demand more because God will never give you all that we desire but He will give you all that we deserve..

marianne April d. alvasan
BSN-1F

Mary Reicelyn Sacular said...

Joyce Travelbee, a psychiatrisc nurse practitioner, educator and a writer focuses in psychiatric nursing. She could have received a lot more awards if she didn`t die early at the age of 47.

Human-to-human Relationship Model states that nursing care needed a humanistic revolution towards the ill person. We must treat the patient equally. There should be an original encounter, emerging identities, empathy, sympathy and rapport between the nurse and the patient.

I`ve read your written story ma`am and it has touched my heart. It testifies that everything has its own reason and values. The story was superb.

Mary Reicelyn Sacular
BsN-IB

Jheviline Leopando said...

Recognition and acceptance, qualities that a patient and nurse should have in order for them to attain the same goal that they want. Joyce Travebee's Human to Human Relationship MOdel is an interesting and touched the inner part of our heart. This also takes a big role for the both of them to work out with cooperation that helps for the development of health and even of relationship. During nursing practice, nurse and patient always have to face each other to perform their role professionally. The theory makes us understand that we must recognize and accept for what we have and take each not as a problem instead consider it as a gift and treasure.

LEOPANDO, JHEVILINE D.
BSN-1B

Chiara said...

Who would know what kind of person is Joyce Travelbee. . .

Through her writings, we might knew that she is a very lonesome lady. Having a very painful disease of cancer causing her weakness of the body.It's very sad that she died young at the age of 47. . .
Her human-to-human relationship did not pass all the theory analysis. The sad thing is that after she died, years had passed when her theory had an award.But one thing I know that the significance of her theory is to help students/persons understand the meaning of illness and suffering.

"THE LAST HAIR STRAND" a very magnificent novel by our own TFN teacher, Mrs. Oleresisimo. After, reading this novel. I learned that GOD HAS A MEANING ON HOW AND WHY THINGS HAD HAPPENED. Life is very a precious one so you must always enjoy your life to the fullest. You must be thankful enough in every single minutes you live. Don't lack hope and be strong enough to fight your weaknesses. Try to help and give importance on others and do your mission, realizing that it's good to the feeling that you had been a part of their life.

Your novel is trully inspiring and meaningful. Thanks a lot mam!
I had learned a lot!

Chiara Jaballa
BSN 1-B

Pearly L. Yu said...

Human-to-human relationship of Joyce Travelbee is really impressive because it helps an individual to have a good relationship with his/her self and to others...with her theory, each individuals will now accept their situations by means of the self-actualizing theory of Travelbee...it seems that the life of Travelbee is full of sadness because all she have focused is about pain, hopelessness and cancer… and about the novel of the “last hair strand”, this is also very impressive because as I have read, the nurse help the patient to recover with her sickness,cancer, that instead of loosing hope,.. she made her realized how beautiful and how colorful the life is, that life is full of hope…and that she realized how lucky she is, inspite of her condition … and so she realized that the thing that could make her happy is that to save other’s life…she had accepted her condition and so she wholeheartedly donate her eye to Michael who’s a vehicular accident victim and she donated her heart to Ellena,Michael’s wife…through the help of the theory of Travelbee, the patient easily recover and accept her condition…human-to-human relationship is really helpful because it helps us to interact with other people and help them to accept the truth…

YU.PEARLY L.
BSN I-B

Katrina Camille Urcia said...

Joyce Travelbee is one of the great theorist in the field of nursing. She is also a psychiatric, educator and writer. She taught at Charity Hospital School of Nursing in Luisana State University New York and University of Mississippi. She also published her first book entitled "Interpersonal Aspects of Nursing" in 1966 and 1971. She began doctoral in Florida but she didn't finish it because she died. She was only 47 yrs. old that time. No one knows why and how she died. But there is an author who believes that Travelbee died because of cancer. As I analyzed her theory I think I agree to the author but lets respect Travelbee. Maybe there's a reason behind it.

The journal of Mrs. Oloresisimo, entitled "The Last Hair Strand" is very touching. This situation is very common. I can apply this theory by talking to my patient everyday. I will give her advices that can help her to be strong. Communicating to your patient has a huge effect to their health or condition. it will lessen their problems. Like what the nurse did in the story.

The Journal was inspiring and it really touched my heart. When I read the journal I realized that we should enjoy every minute of our life instead of wasting it.

Thanks to Mrs Oloresisimo for sharing her wonderful journal, because of that we learned to value our life.

arlor said...

Joyce Travelbee's formulation of her theory greatly influenced the nursing field. Human-Human Relationship is primarily an experience or series of experiences between a nurse and the recipient of her care. The major characteristic of these experiences is that the nursing needs of the individual are met. In this theory, we know that the purpose of nursing is accomplished. Through this relationship, nurse and the patient attain rapport through the series of interactional phases. Original Encounter where first impression is given, Emerging Identities where relationship begins, Empathy where sharing of experiencs undergoes, Sympathy which is beyond empathy and Rapport which trust and confidence are needed.

Arlor Z. de Chavez
BSNI-A

Winfrey Mae O. Gener said...

Joyce Travelbee is really a great person because except of being a nurse she is also a writer. And she inspires many people in her books. With her theory I found out that being a nursing student I should know the good relationship between the patient and the nurse.
I realize there are so many things to do for me to help other person because I know that I am very blessed for having a good life and a complete family.

Gener, Winfrey Mae O.
BSN-1E

cyruz bautista said...

"The Last Hair Strand" shows what are the positive sides of having a cancer.It shows that life of a cancer patient was not useless while he is living in this world,that there is always hope...

It will also remind me that life was too short that I should do whatever I can do for this moment coz maybe I will not have the chance to make it tomorrow.

We should be thankful because we are alive,and in return we should make our life purposeful.

Cyruz C Bautista
BSN-1F

Alexandra lalaine Ong said...

Good morning Mam Oloresisimo

I found out that a good relationship to patient and to all the people that surrounds me is needed.especially when i read the story of my clinical instuctor in theoretical foundation in nursing,Mrs.Danela Oloresisimo which is the last hair strand, my tears fell. I realized that there so many things that we can do to help needy person. even if you dont know the person that much, what is important , you know how to relate yourself to others.
nursing is caring. the major goal of the nurse is to assists sick and even well persons, and of course, giving care together with the comfort. care is the major essentials of nursing. when we say and talk about nurses, we actually first think that this persons give care to patients. we have different nurses assigned to different sections but the goal of this nurses are all the same.
The last hair strand truly touches my heart. I know that it is very hard to accept to die in a very young age. But in the last days of your life make it valuable and productive like the leading character in the story.

Alexandra Lalaine Ong
BSN-1F

Paul John Guevarra said...

Eventhough the life of Joyce Travelbee is short, she made a lot in the field of nursing that lead her to be known. The life story of Travelbee is inspiring because she died in the time she is starting her doctoral program. Now, I admire Joyce Travelbee because of all that she done in her short stay in this world.
Paul John C. Guevarra
BSN-1E

Guil Din A. Salvacion said...

Joyce Travelbee's theory is human-to-human relationship model that is very useful too...she is also an achiever but so sad that she died early at the age of 47 while beginning doctoral degree..


"THE LAST HAIR STAND"
by: Mrs. Danela C. Oloresisimo
ma'am your novel shows the Human-to-Human Relationship Model..I'm very proud of you ma'am.


thanks for sharing us this wonderful article.

Jennylou V. Jardiniano said...

The application of human-to-human relationship in the novel is the connection existed between the lady who’s suffering from cancer and her nurse. And because the lady was really intact in her condition, it had an effect to her behavior which become improper, and her visions in life also changed because of the feeling of sufferings and hopelessness within her. In response, there comes the role of the nurse to understand why the lady was acting that way and it is also the role of the nurse to her own way to help decrease the stress that the patient feels.

One thing is that “satisfying one’s life by doing good things to other while we can”. In the short novel, the lady who suffered cancer had already found the importance of her life before she died, from where she had seen that the value of helping others did made a difference on her life where she regain the love and care on others so as to her life which was a before a full of hatred and hopelessness life caused by her sickness. And through that, a great change had occur the way she sees her own condition, where in the negative thoughts that existed on her before are now full of positive thoughts and good things which she had developed and seen from different ways.

And for me, I think the main focus of the author on the story is that, “finding or somewhat discovering the significance on little things up to big things that you have in life, its essence and values, by chances”, which means, I think God finds His own way to give a person a chance to make his/her life worth-living for which are interconnected with other’s fate. Meaning, once God gave you a chance to make your life be better, you must grab that opportunity and use and respect the instruments that He gave you to fulfill the emptiness within and don’t let it just come before you because chances are very much unpredicted. All of a sudden, it’ll just come to you, and these good chances cannot be seen just in our naked eye but “in a way we open our soul and our heart as we try to accept in our lives”.

Jennylou Jardiniano
BSN IC

Christine Joy said...

Joyce Travelbee spent her 47 years in this world to the fullest. Even though she died at this very young age, she made a great contribution in the nursing profession. She completed her BSN Degree at Louisiana State University on 1956 and after 3 years, 1959, she completed her Master of Science Degree in Nursing at Yale University. She had published books, articles and journals during her times.

Travelbee came up with a theory that was influenced by her education and practice in charity institutions. For her, a person does not only need physical care but a person should also meet spiritual and emotional stability.

In the journal reading, "THE LAST HAIR STRAND", the application of Joyce Travelbee's Human-to-Human Relationship Model, the nurse helped the patient look at the positive view of her life. Despite of the fact that the person is suffering from cancer, until his very last breath all he can think about is to help other people. The role of the nurse in this situation is to help the patient accept what he or she is going through.

I know how it feels to be a cancer victim or how it feels to go through chemo therapies because my own sister also suffered from this kind of a situation... ='c

Christine Joy I. Pasno
BSN I-C

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Paul John Guevarra said...

Human to Human Relationship Model of Joyce Travelbee helps nurses on how to create a good relationship to the patient which will lead to the prevention or treatment of the illness because the patient and the nurse can easily interact with each other and the implementation of plan of care is easy for the nurse.The theory states that ways on how to alleviate the suffering of the patients. This is also applicable to the cancer patients because this will help cancer patients to accept their illness. The theory of Joyce Travelbee is very applicable in the field of nursing.
Paul John C. Guevarra
BSN-1E

gretchen g. villanueva said...

i think the life of joyce travelbee is not that happy at all because as i notice her theory is all about sufferings. even in her environment she defines it as the environment with a full of sufferings, hopelessness and all negative things that a cancer patient experience. but in spite of that,her theory is still useful and have a great use in our nursing profession.

As i read the journal, i can relate easily.i felt that i am the one who is experiencing that kind of illness.yes it is really it is that cancer is really a traitor that once you have known it,you cannot do anything but to wait for your time. i almost cry in reading it but as a nurse i should control my emotion.and as a nurse we must know how we should tell to our cancer patient that she have cancer.we must teach them how will they accept their illness and how will they improve themselves in spite of having that kind of illness. i really get touched in this journal.i honestly can say that until now,i am still affected by that story.it is really striking.i really do not know what to say but as a part of our recitation i have to say something about it. i admire the cancer patient in the story because she is really a brave one.she still do something good during in her last 6 months and until she died she is still doing good things here on earth and i define her acts that it is self-actualizing.

i thank joyce travelbee for having us this theory.because she really do great things in our nursing profession even though she died at her young age.

Krizia U. Pineda said...

Joyce Travelbee
"Human to Human Relationship Model"
(1926 – 1973)

"A nurse does not only seek to alleviate physical pain or render physical care - she ministers to the whole person. The existence of suffering, whether physical, mental or spiritual is the proper concern of the nurse".

Travelbee's ideas have greatly influenced the hospice movement. She has been described as a deeply spiritual woman.

Joyce Travelbee, Human to Human Relationship Model. “The therapeutic use of self is the ability to use one’s personality consciously and in full awareness in an attempt to establish relatedness.

After reading the novel, I was so immpress. I'm so glad to have a healthy lifestyle.

"The Last Hair Stand", relate to her life. At a very young age 47, she passed away. The novel makes patients to accept her illnesses and to lived her life to the fullest.

This novel was so inspiring.

Her life is short but she contribute a lot in the field of nursing.

Krizia U. Pineda
BSN1E

genevieve q. casiño said...

The journal is the application of joyce travelbee's theory and also somewhat similar to her life. It said to be that travelbee died because of cancer that's why her concept was more on suffering,illness,hopelessness and pain. Her theory human-to-human relationship model helps a lot in nursing profession especially it is applicable to a cancer patient. Tyhe journal was inspiring and it melts my heart. It shows travelbee's concept of suffering ,illness and etc. and despite of the womens sickness she still love her life even though she knows that she will die soon because she knows that GOD has a purpose..

genevieve q casiño
bsn 1e

ryan lee said...

Travelbee is also a great theorist because of her theory human to human relationship..

It teach us how to help other people in their problems especially the patients they need our care.

the story of mrs.olloresisimo is very inspiring eventhough i cry little bit i was shy to my classmates.

her theory gives me how to comfort the patients and i think it is very effective.

i was sad because she died early.. i wish she leave long so she will contribute a lot in nursing..

the last hair stand is a very good story in her theory and it is true.

thank you ma'am your so great and intelligent..


ryan lee oabel bsn 1e

syril said...

The theory of Joyce Travelbee which is the Human-to-Human Relationship makes a big impact on me especially when ma'am oloresisimo tell us the story of the last hair strand.My tears fell after the story because even after the cancer patient died,she also thinks about the future of other.
I realized that we have to accept what God has given to us.Lets just enjoy our life and use our time to make good things in this world.

SYRIL VALDERRAMA BSN-1A

chard said...

I was so sad to know that at the early age of 47 Joyce Travelbee die.
For me this is one of the most important theory to a nurse to know. Human to human relationship is the most important process so that the nurse know what his or her patient need and also they will have communication at all.

Chard of 1G

chard said...

As i read the journal about the last hair strand I cant believe that there is still a person with good heart inspite of her condition.
Hopefully someday if I have the riches if there is a preson who are needy maybe I can Share it to them like the Lady in the last hair strand.

The journal inspires me to help and to and to have communication to others...

Chard of 1G

cherry kaye said...

Joyce travelbee's human to human relationship have a big contributions in Nursing practice..that enable the nurses and the patient had some conversation about the condition of the patient..so that it will take a big help for the patient's fast recovery..and in order the patient to know the importance of our life..

So again we thank you Joyce Travelbee for very inspiring theory..

tnx ma'am Dani for the learnings..

CHERRY KAYE S. ARELA
BSN 1-D

Kris Pauline said...

"A nurse does not only seek to alleviate physical pain or render physical care-she ministers the whole person.The existence of suffering whether physical, mental, or spiritual is the proper concern of the nurse"

The hospice is one good example in which Travelbee's theory is applied.The hospice nurse attempts to build rapport or a working relationship with the patient,as well as with his significant others.She stated that understanding illness and suffering enables the patient not only to accept the sickness but also to use it as a self-actualizing life experience.

"The last hair strand"
I was touched with the novel.While the story flow the patient became kind.She gave eyes and money to the needy.This story is related to Travelbee's theory.This story is very inspiring....

rhobieanndivino said...

gud noon mam........
joyce travelbee's theory is very useful in communicating to patients.. i found out that having a good relationship to a patient helps the patient to heal immediately..
if a person is sick it is not only his/her physical appearance that is being sick it is also his/her spiritual, and emotional aspects.. being a good communicator we can help our patient to recover as soon as possible..

rhobie ann divino
bsn-id

Roda, rhessiane g. bsn1c said...

Life of Travelbee:

her life is miserable for it was full of hurts and aches. It tooks lots of questions to be answered which made her theory not well-organized and not well-known compare to other theories. i felt sad and have regrets about her life because her intellect and knowledge about Nursing not been utilized for purposeful reasons. For me, if she lives longer, her theory was really accepted for it offers lots of learnings being applied to applications, critical thinking and decision making of each nurses.

Human to Human Relationship theory:

This theory was of great importance like others. For it influenced the experiences in Nursing education and practice in charity institutions. It focuses on Nursing care which a nurse must render. its main function is to help overcome patient's heart felt illnesses where the nurse seeks way on how to convince her client understand his/her situation. It also strenghten the interaction between nurse and patient which contribute to a harmonious relation. Which means, nursing harmony will promote to an interdependence relation, creating one goal between them for the benefits of health conditions for patients and satisfactory to the nurse.

Last Hair Strands:

this story is definitely and really inspiring not only for my part but also for all who read this. Lots of values will be taken which essential and useful to day to day activities. Inspite of being a miserable story (for a girl died cause of cancer), it influences my whole mind, body and soul that "to die" is not to be fear and mourn but its more on readiness and acceptance. We all know, that our life is borrowed from God and soon, all of us will die with no exact dates. God gave us life "for us to enjoy, explore and experience everything He had been created. So, "death" is not time to "Grieve" but a time to search for "Worthy Deeds", which rendering cares, helps to our beloved brothers and sisters who have been defeated in this natural world. "Death is not the end but rather, the Birth of new life to come....

Rhessiane Roda
Bsn-1c

Jimary D. Sulibit said...

Joyce Travelbee’s model is one that I like most because of what her model contain. She stated that we nurse or future nurse should help the patient not only to accept and find meaning in their illness but also to use it as a self-actualizing life experience. It helps the patient and the family to understand whatever happens in life, that there is a purpose in every obstacle that we encounter. It’s just a way of God to make us stronger. My experience is much related to what Travelbee is saying. I have an aunt who died because of cervical cancer. I admit that at first, it’s hard for her and harder for us to accept that she have that kind of disease. But because we really trust God, we learn to understand His purpose for us. I believe in the saying that “God takes away if He has something better to give”.
The story of The Last Hair Strands really touches my life. It’s a very inspiring story. If I will put my situation to the girl in the story, I will also felt the same. I know how difficult and how pain it can give to the patient and to the family if once they knew that one of them have a cancer. Sometimes, the patient came to the point to asked and question God “Why she/he is?” as what the girl did in the story. But don’t they think that it is better? It is because it is much harder to see another person who suffered from it. It can break one’s heart because of too much pain. God is really different and great. In the story, He make a way or a situation to make the girl find meaning in her illness and that is when an accident happen by their car. When she witnessed a crime, a victim of hit-and-run. Maybe by that that time, God made the girl to realize her real purpose in this world and that is to help other people who suffered harder than her.

Jimary D. Sulibit
BSN-1c

mhayuki said...

Joyce Travelbee her Human to human relationship model is homologous to Interpersonal Relationship model of Hildegard Peplau wherein they both give emphasize the importance of COMMUNICATION. But her idea about Empathy was really a big help for us to understand on what the patients feelings or what situation he/she undergoing.With this we can help the patient to lessen their sufferings. And eventually find meaning in thier illness.

About THE LAST HAIR Strand was a touching and a good novel. After reading this novel it "awaken" both my mind and HEART. The message of this novel is for us to keep in mind that even if you have an illness or disease it is not hindrance if you really want to help other people. I was figured out that everything that happen in our life has a reason.We must find way and accept it with all heart. Whatever problems or illness you have theres a good reason why God gave us that can help us to become a BETTER PERSON. This novel inspire me a lot...

Mhayuki B. Tanaleon
BSN 1-H

Ruffa_Bonaobra said...

"HUMAN-TO-HUMAN RELATIONSHIP MODEL",Joyce Travelbee's theory suggests that a positive nurse-patient relationship can bring about a favorable patient outcome. She felt nursing needed a "humanistic revolution" and a renewed focus on caring as central to nursing.

Joyce Travelbee always refer that if a patient is sick it is in pain and sufferings.Her definitons are everything in pain, hopeless,sufferings, illness,etc. that a person is experiencing.

The interactional phases of human to human relationship model of Joyce Travelbee is really helpful to promote a good interventions between the nurse and the patient.For the first phase the original encounter it signs for the first impression of each which is very helpful in order to perceives by each other.The emerging identities fortells about the uniqueness of each that the strong bond of relationship is beginning to form.Empathy is the ability that must possess because it is the sharing of the persons experience and it really help to desire to understand another peson.Sympathy goes beyond empathy and access when the nurse desires to alleviate the cause of patients illness or suffering.And lastly it good to have a rapport that is really need in order to relate the nurse and the sick person in relating as human being to human being.By the help of all these interactional phases it helps to easily get one another goes deeply relationship and therapeutic.

thank you Ma"am....
Ruffa Bonaobra
BSN-1F

jaypee sidon said...

Hay.. ma'am..
hay, when i red travelbee's life and her model.. i remember the day where me and my bestfriend meet. I didn't expected that were going to be bestfriend. I remember when she ask me whats my name, which i relate to travelbee's original encouter and we became best friend until 4th year. I still remember my first expression to her. and in nursing first expression last. and we must be a part of our patient life even in a very short time. :)

kaychie said...

Joyce Travelbee‘s “Human-to-Human Relationship Model” aims to assist the patient in coping with his illness or situation. Her theory is very significant in making the patient at ease with himself and with dealing with the circumstances of his present situation. Building a good relationship towards the patient comes in very handy, because this will serve as a foundation for a positive point of view in the patient’s side that will lead to more preferable results.

Travelbee’s theory is very useful in the nursing profession, especially in those cases that the patient feels useless because of his incapacities.

But it’s just disappointing that she died at an early age, she may have done more great things if she had lived longer….

Thanks Ma’am, for sharing the story of “The Last Hair Strands”, I find it quite inspiring and full of values. The theory of Travelbee is clearly depicted in the novel; the young lady found meaning in her last days, she realized that even in the state of having cancer she can be of help to others. With the help of the nurse that young lady had fulfilled her dreams and she had prolonged the life of others in return for the self fulfillment she had achieved. (…I really like the story,..;-)

kay chie cendaña
bsn-IF

ROBERT KHENN E. REYES said...

when i read joyce trvelbee's article i was so inspired because it is important to have a bond with your patient. specially when you dont know him or her. you can relate yourself to whatever your patient your dealing with, which can make you a better nurse.

ROBERT KHENN REYES
BSN 1-G

Lai Ann said...

JOYCE TRAVELBEE (HUMAN-TO HUMAN RELATIONSHIP MODEL), She defined Nursing "an interpersonal process, When I watch the "LAST HAIR STRANDS" I feel sad because of what happened, but I know that even that tragedies happen she help the person needs her help. Now I know how life is very important,in my part we can do a lot of things to help other people..

Lai Ann B. Aala
BSN1-G

September 9 2008

angelique c. chua said...

even though ms. joyce travel bee died at young age, she still managed to teach us something, in form of her human-to-human theory, the thing she never learned to admit to herself... and that is the accepatance of something like illness or worst, death, that is already there and cannot be changed.
i've learned from the story "the last hair strand" of mrs. oloresisimo that the only last thing one can do once he/she only has few months to exist in this world is to accept his/her fate and also the family. and live the remaining days of one's life to the fullest.

this whole stuff is like a wake up call for me. that if i care to look around me, there are so many problems that are more important and harder than mine. so whenever i'm facing difficulties, all i have to do is to look at the bright side.

Monica Ibarrola said...

JOYCE TRAVELBEE - "human-to-human relationship model"

...for me, it is all about to gives nurses way to accept the patient of their illness.

...of course, we all know the important of her theory in our generations today specially the nursing students that very inspiring to her life. Because this is the primarily experiences of series between the nurse and the recipient of her care. Meaning we or the nurses must to their job to know better their patient. :))

...her theoy is very applicable mow a days specially in the hospital because there's some cases that the nurse tell the truth to the patient their illness or condition.. that's all..:))

.....GOOD DAY....!!!!

Monica Ibarrola
BSN1-A

emmalyn acomular said...

human-to-human relationship model..

in this theory by joyce travelbee we must know how to respect others and notice that all of us our unique..as a nurse we must be more understanding and brave for the sake of the patient..
if you are ill it is not right to wait for your time..instead you must save memories for the very short time of your life..as said to the last hair strand..it is very inspiring story for those cancer patient..do not focus on your illness but take the opportunity to do all happenings and good matter for the rest of your life..

emmalyn acomular
bsn-1d

Thessa Marie Bugtong said...

Travelbee's Human To Human Relationship Model, is one of the most inspiring nursing theories.Eventhough she died at an early age, this work is widely used in the field of medicine that even most of the doctors in profession do not have any idea about this. I understand a lot in her simple application to practice. A nurse must place herself in the situation of the patient to understand how the patient is feeling under that situation specifically those cancer patients. Travelbee also emphasizes that physical health is not the only concern of a nurse,but the nurse must also have concern to the patiens mental and spiritual condition.

A very inspiring story. It's nice to know that this story can be connected to one of the famous nursing theorist"s theory. I know, once a hospice read this story, that hospice can tell himself/herself that everything that happens in the world has its own purpose, in God's will.

Thanks for the story mam.

Thessa Marie Bugtong
BSN-ID

Mary Honeylette P. de Sena said...

Joyce Travelbee as a theorist is a very mysterious one. She is very private person and a secretive one. Her theory also made an impact on the field of Nursing.Her theory is applicable especially to patients with cancer wherein it really helps the patient a lot to accept their situation.Her theory is not that clear and it is more on sufferings, illness, etc.
The LAST HAIR STRAND is very touching, inspiring and moving at the same time. I guess I'm lucky compared to the lead and must live my life to the fullest and make every moment memorable. This reminds me to be selfless and help others in need in every possible way.

.....................

Mary Honeylette P. de Sena
BSN1D

zarah jane a. gaanan said...

Joyce Travelbee, one of the great nursing theory inspires me because of what she have contributed to us.

Travelbee's Human-to-Human Relationship Model has many series of interactinal phases: the original encounter, emerging identities, empathy, sympathy, and rapport. All of it was so very useful to us so we must be thankful to her. She focus on the caring function towards the ill person. And for me, her theory is a derivable consequences.

Thank you so much mam oloresisimo for posting this article.

God Bless po.

Zarah Jane A. Gaanan
BSN-1A

sheenearenb.capili said...

Although Travelbee lived only a short time of her life, she had a very large contribution to the nursing profession. She died at an early age of 47 but left a great help to nurses not only in her time but most especially to the nurses of today. She will always be remembered and will remain unforgotten because of her Human-to-Human Relationship model.



The Human-to-Human Relationship Model suggests that a nurse must not only seek to alleviate physical care. a nurse must consider the different aspects of a person. A nurse must administer to the patient as a whole. Travelbee described here the different encounters of a nurse-patient interaction. These encounters are very important in building the trust of a patient. From the first encounter, the nurse must have established a good relationship with the patient to the last encounter. This is very important for the nurse to help the person cope with his sufferings and to find meaning in his life.:)

There are rumors that Travelbee died because of cancer. This was predicted so because of the content of her theory. In her writings, she always talked about empathy and she always puts emphasize on sufferings and pain.

The Last Hair Strand, a very good novel, serves as a very inspiring story for patients who suffer cancer..

(^_^)

Mara Vannessa S. Silvino said...

This human to human relationship of Joyce Travelbee is one of the most applicable to the profession of nursing it is because within this part we actually encounter or make a mark to the patient within on how we treat them or how our relationship goes. I was amazed with the story about the cancer patient it is because within this theory of Travelbee is is proven that having human to human relationship help a lot. Just like what the cancer patient do. She she loses hope and thought that there's no way to live. But when the tragedy comes that she encounter she felt that many people needed help than she does.This theory of hers is very applicable to the cancer patient and to the sick person because they can relate on it. It is said to be that there is hope behind the pain and sufferings that every individual experience.And its just the matter of fact that we should accept the fact of being ill.

Mara Vannessa S. Silvino
BSN-IG

honie jhoie flores said...

Joyce travelbee died and passed away at very young age but I think she had a fulfillment in her theory because even though her theory was late recognized at least her effort in doing that theory didn’t devastated and her theory will be in our hearts forever.
I like her theory so much because it’s like being respected by someone. Her theory attempts to built compassion or a working relationship with someone.
This short novel entitled “the last hair strand” really touches my heart. When I was in my grade school years I was very dissatisfied when something was not perfect and when I did my best but it wasn’t enough for me to be contented then someone came into my life and told me that everything happens for a reason that’s why anything that happened and will happen to me I’ll accept it with all my heart because I know that God has a good reason and the best thing will happen to me sooner. That’s why I really love this short novel it gives us the reason to live to the fullest.


Honie Jhoie C Flores.
BSN ID

Shella Mae said...

good afternoon ma'am oloresisimo

Joyce travelbee was very young when she died at age of 47,i feel sad when she in the stage of her acceptance in her sick because she teach other person to accept there sick but Joyce Travelbee did not accept it, instead she secret it, and her theory the human to human relationship model, i found out that being a nurse we need to have understanding to the patient feeling through this we help them to accept her/his sick the good example for this is the patient have a cancer,

The novel intitle "the last hair strands" i was very touches, the novel was really impressive and heartfelt. And the novel also makes us to realized that every individual has a mission in life that we have to fulfill.and an inspiring story that provide us that every thing has a reason.


thank you ma'am for the novel, it is very heartbreaking story, and it help me a lot to know easily the thoery of Travelbee.THANK YOU...

harlene oabel said...

Even though Joyce Travelbee died that early,with the age of 47, she helped a lot in the world of nursing...


The novel written by our dear instructor is really inspiring. We should not just look at the negative side. Beside, there are a lot more great purposes of our lives. In the case of the “lady with no hair” relating to human-to-human relationship model, the patient found the reason why she got that kind of sickness with an inspiring words of the nurse that there are so many ways to be valuable... She became a benefit not just for the worms as a food and a fertilizer for the plants..,but she helped a needy family through her heart, eyes and love to Michael's family....

Jewell R. Villadiego said...

Joyce Travelbee and her theory Human-to-Human Relationship Model focus the nursing care as a some of a whole person. The proper concern of her care was not only in the health but also in spiritual, physical and mental well being.

Joyce Travelbee was a great influenced in the field of nursing care. At a young age of her death (47) she contributed a lessons in which teach us on how to deal to the patient who are ill and sick. Although few of the her concepts passed the analysis of formulating a theory, still her theory was greatly influenced by her experiences in nursing education and nursing research.

For me she was a brave nurse to fight her illness and face her death at that very young age of 47. She spent her life on analyzing and understanding the proper care of a nurse to the patient. She didn’t want anyone to worry about her and to know about her illness she was suffering.

The Human-to Human Relationship Model is useful until now because it has the ability to describe, explain, predict and control a phenomena. Like Peplau’s theory, she focuses her theory about the relationship of a nurse and a patient. She assumed that a nurse should helped the patient to understands that he/she is sick and finding the meaning of their illness and suffering helped the people to accept that and gave a brighter side of her being ill or sick.

Jewell R. Villadiego
BSN ID

Mary Jane said...

Like other theorists, Joyce Travelbee have many significant contribution to nursing profession. Her Human-to-human relationship model uses by the nurse to assist the patient, to prevent and to cope with the experience of illness and suffering. It helps the patient not only to understand but also to accept the illness and use it as a self-actualizing life experience. The person must find meaning to his or her death. She focuses much on the suffering, illness, and pain of the patient. Sadly, she died at her early years at the age of 47.

Jewell R. Villadiego said...

The Last Hair Strands is a must read novel because it teaches that in every life in this journey has its own purpose to fulfill. In everyday, as we live in this world we must learn that everyone has its own role to pursue whether we don’t expect it to happen. As the story taught me that somehow even a small things in our lives has a meaning. We don’t need to focus on our own life but rather we must be observant enough on what is happening in our environment. We must be aware on the others problems and help them to find solutions to it. We are not only the people who are suffering from different challenges in this life. Some of them are really in huge chaos in their lives. All we need is acceptance and face that God will not give us these trials if we can’t fix it. God shows us the way to be more valuable to our self and find ways to create other dreams to succeed!

Jewell R. Villadiego
BSN ID

kristinemramos said...

Joyce Travelbee's human to human relationship..this theory helps me a lot in caring for the patient or how to tell a patient of his condition. this theory tells us nurses how to get a good relationship with the patient w/c is really needed in our profession. Even though her theory was not really elaborated because of her early death, still this theory helps us a lot..

"the last hair strand"
this novel of you ma'am dani was very inspiring. I was really touched by this, this story helps me realize what are the importance of our life. That we must accept what is destined for us and appreciate all the things happening to us..


Kristine Ramos
BSN 1e

princess joy alejar said...

joyce travelbee, human-to-human relationship model.

in the human to human relationship model the patient and nurse follows a series of interactional phases, these are; orginal encounter, emerging identites, empathy and sympathy and lastly the rapport.

her theory focuses only in illness, sufferings, hope and pain.


joyce travelbee died at a young age maybe that's why her theory doesn't possess a high measurement of empirical precission, simplicity and clarity.she was not awarded when she's still alive but recognized her when she passed away.


thanks for posting this mam.:)

jude carla said...

The theory of Travelbee is related to the theory of Peplau,the two theories is important in the nursing profession,in interactihg to the patient.

Jude Karla B.Tanyag
BSN-IH

.karen.gajitos. said...

"HUMAN-to-HUMAN relationship"this should be the way on how we treat patients,for it will results to a good relationship and to help the patient overcome his sufferings,we should be an instrument to our patients to make them feel better and a ease.As I read the last hair strand,I felt something inside of me..it makes my tears fell,,for the reason this story makes me realized how wonderful life is..not an ache,pain or disease,or even cancer,can destruct everything in our precious life,,instead we should fight,stand strong..and cure ourselves by our own,physically,emotionally and spiritually..we should not set in our mind that is the end of all,,we can do many things,,as in the story the patient helps the needy ones..it only shows that her cancer is not a hindrance in her life.
.tnx mam for sharing us your wonderful novel.it really inspired my life.

-Karen Rochelle A. Gajitos
BSN I-B

Liezel said...

Every theorist can be considered great as well as Joyce Travelbee. Her theory "Human-to-Human Relationship Model" stated that the nurse and the patient must undergoes to different series of interactional phases which described how a nurse must approach the patient without any hesitaton. Using those phases the relationship of the nurse and his patient goes deeper and more open.

And about the journal, The Last Hair Strand. It inspire every readers and espaecially to those who can relate to the Lady with no hair. It explains that life must go on even if it is imposible. Make your life colorful and valuable to other people until your last breath. My heart was pumping so fast while I was reading the journal and something entering my mind. "What will I do if I am on that situation?" maybe same with the lady, I will not waste my time.


Liezel D. Gallardo
BSN-1B

berna flores said...

this novel touched my heart.while i am reading this, i didn't notice that my tears run down on my face.

mam oloresisimo thank you for making me realize that there so many things i can do while i am alive.i was very thankful that i do not have any illness to hinder my will to serve others.

however,being a nurse, i can do the life of my patient more meaningful by giving them hope to live.

again,thank you mam for posting this novel," last hair strands".

-an inspiring novel for all of us.

berna lyca a. flores
bsn1a

sherishcalvelo said...

gudeve mam

As I was reading the life of joyce travelbee,it help me a lot in knowing that good relationship with are patient is really helpful and a part of giving proper care to our patients.i felt so sad knowing that in an early age of 47 she died, for she can give more contribution in nursing.Mam dani, reading your story is really amazing,with it i learned that we are so blessed,that today we are still alive and can help others.we should use are lives meaningfully for it is a special gift from God.we should spend are lives helping others and sharing the wonderful things that God has given,espeacially his love for us.

Mam thnk you for the wonderful story you've share...
More powers and Godbless..

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ryan lee said...

gud pm ma'am.. the last hair stand story is a very nice story.. i really appreciate this story because it is a good example for human to human relationship model..

we should help the needy person especially our patients in duty..
there are so many way to help the other persons.


this novel is very inspiring to especially to htose people that have cancer.. we need to be brave in our life to fought all the trials.. we should alwys think positive..

thank you ma'am for this very inspiring story.. it inspire me a lot

ryan lee oabel bsn1e

Jim said...

hi ma'am


Joyce Travelbee(Human-to-Human Relationship model) is really applicable in nursing practice because of her we have now relationship between the nurse and the patient and because of that the theory of travelbee can lessen the problem of the patient....the human-to-human relationship is the denying of one disease because she/he can't believe that he/she have an disease...and because of that nursing is not only for caring the patient but also it must have a bonding with the patient...


Jim V. Peñaflorida
BSN-ID

Paul Arvin Laureles said...

The theory of Joyce Travelbee help the patient to accept the fact of sickness and gives him/her a chance to make a greater use of his/her a life in a way that helps others, especially her family or the persons that need help the most.

Using the theory I can help the patient to recover from the emotional pain that he/she suffers which is a very excruciating pain to deal with.

I can help my patient to set goals on how he/she can develop a good self to help him/her happy even for the last days of her life. He/She can feel that he/she has made a good use of her life.

LAURELES, Paul Arvin C.
BSN 1-H

Karren Cen Gepiga said...

we all now that the cure for cancer is not yet discovered. having this kind of disease is like living with no m0re tomorrow to come. cancer patients have a sudden change of behavior that makes it hard for a nurse to take care of them.

Human-to-human relationship theory of joyce travelbee is very much applicable to this situation. her interactional phases

Karren Cen Gepiga said...

we all now that the cure for cancer is not yet discovered. having this kind of disease is like living with no m0re tomorrow to come. cancer patients have a sudden change of behavior that makes it hard for a nurse to take care of them.

Human-to-human relationship theory of joyce travelbee is very much applicable to this situation. her interactional phases shows an effective approach to cancer patients.

the story, "the last hair strands" of ma'am danela really touched my heart. i'm glad she had a peaceful death and that she didn't questioned God for what happened in her life. really God have reasons for everything and her life has its purpose and that is to help the needy ones. at lest before she died, she learned how to make her life meaningful. a very inspiring story that will be remembered by everyone

princess_fajardo said...

..gud eve ma'am...
the theory of joyce travelbee which is the human-to-human relationship is very important in the field of nursing...
it will help the nurses to perform their job as a nurse in a proper way..eventhough,she died at the ag of 47,she still has the important contribution in the nursing profession..


about the novel..."the last hair strand",it shows the human-to-human relationship of joyce travelbee. the story makes me cry..i was really amazed when i read your story ma'am...I also believe that everything happens has a reason...


Thaks ma'am



MAria PRincess A. Fajardo
BSN-IB

princess_fajardo said...

..gud eve ma'am...
the theory of joyce travelbee which is the human-to-human relationship is very important in the field of nursing...
it will help the nurses to perform their job as a nurse in a proper way..eventhough,she died at the ag of 47,she still has the important contribution in the nursing profession..


about the novel..."the last hair strand",it shows the human-to-human relationship of joyce travelbee. the story makes me cry..i was really amazed when i read your story ma'am...I also believe that everything happens for a reason...


Thaks ma'am



MAria PRincess A. Fajardo
BSN-IB

raphael saludares said...

good evening mam!

based on what on what i have read about Joyce Travelbee, she conceptualized the Human-to-Human Relationship Model. I learned and I realized that a good relationship not only to patient but with other people is very important. We can relate ourself to other people.

RAPHAEL SALUDARES
BSN-IB

Nicole Grace Guevarra said...

Joyce Travelbee's theory explain us how can we compare our own self to others in able to relate with them to give them some advice and render some care. First we should know him or her to give us trust to help them. We can be able to explain to them and accept what is the reality about there life.

kiella karisse p. cada said...

Travelbee's experience in initial psych nursing practice at a Catholic charity hospital led her to believe that the care given in these types of institutions lacked compassion. She felt nursing needed a "humanistic revolution" and a renewed focus on caring as central to nursing--she warned that if this didn't happen, consumers might seek a "new and different kind of health care worker." Travelbee's ideas have greatly influenced the hospice movement.

Donna Louis Brosas said...

According to Joyce Travelbee, "A nurse does not only seek to alleviate physical pain or render physical care- she ministers to the whole person. The existence of suffering, whether physical, mental or spiritual is the proper concern of the nurse".

Joyce Travelbee, Human to Human Relationship Model is the therapeutic use of self is the ability to use one’s personality consciously and in full awareness in an attempt to establish relatedness.

racelisleovelyn said...

Joyce Travelbee she conceptualized the Human to Human Relationship Model, she thought that the nursing care needed a humanistic revolution, she viewed different series of interactional phase the original encounter, emerging identities, Empathy,sympathy and rapport that simply explained some nurse patient relationship, and as an individual

leovelyn racelis
BSN IB

Abegail Manalo said...

Travelbee's life story, was very sad because she died early, but despite of that she was able to contribute a theory in nursing profession. Every time I read her theories, I can feel the deep emotions within each statement because her theories were all about sufferings, hopelessness, pain and illness.
Her theory taught me to overcome my weaknesses. I think, if she had lived a bit longer, she would have more time to developed, improve, and impart her theories.
That's all thank you.

Abegail Manalo
BSN-1B

Balbuena, Raniel said...

The theory of travelbee is very great because it is focus to the relationship of human, the relationship between the individual groups etc.
balbuena

Kenneth said...

Our perpetuating subsistence comes to an endpoint wherein we encounter moribund and eventually death.

The splendiferous short story featured, took me to glimpse the complexity and difference that life can bring to anyone. A lady of success faced the greatest bout she would ever meet and living with cancer is indeed a Brutus.

However, seeing her perceive that there is something worthy about her life made her the depiction of Joyce Travelbee's character of an individual in pain and suffering.

The lady who savvied that she must make an eleemosynary deed by helping Michael's family who's more needy made her hands generous. She aided the family under her tutelage.

Self-actualization makes the prioritizing effort that we must understand it for us to view that life is meaningful.

Kenneth E. Nolo
BSN-1G

wilmadagsindal said...

I enjoyed reading the last hair strand!Because if pretend that i'm the one who had the cancer the nurse is the who will help me realized that inspite of my cancr i have a big role in this world and that's to help other person.
Although travelbee leave this world at her early age, she contributed a lot of things.Speciall the development of the relationdhip of the patient with the nurse...
Thank you ...

JOWELL NOGAL said...

Good Evening...

Human-to-Human relationship of Travelbee about to the compassion need to rendered to the patient offering the nursing care. I think if Travelbee extended her life like Nightingale and Peplau, her theory will be much recognize and introduce to others. I find this theory as very important in toda'ys nursing nursing in a sense that nursing today needs a humanistic revolution.

Comment about the last hair strands:

Applause!!!

Actually, i have printed that page to have a great reflection on it and also to share with others. This story about a woman who has cancer, made her life very meaningful through to the deeds she gave and live life to the most essence of it and the purpose of life.
I can compare it to the book that i have read "The Purpose Driven Life" by Rick Warren. All those things that will complete life and the essence of life is live for you itself and how life will be in favor for you, but how you will serve God and others.

A heart-pounding story of you Ma'am..Thank you..
I have already shared it with my boardmate And he said "Ang Ganda,.ah ah kakatuwa naman."


Thank you very much,.I wish that many can read that story..

Signing Off:

JOWELL Z. NOGAl
BSN I-D

tina mariz marco said...

Joyce Travelbee, regarded as the
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Theory of
Human-to-Human relationship.

...she defined the term of illness,suffering,pain,hope and hopelessness from the dictionary and not on her own words, and I noticed that almost all of her definition was focus on the feeling of displeasure of an individual.

In the Humam-to-human relationship,it starts with the Original encounter,where you must give your best, because they said that first impression last, after that is the emerging identities where the bond of the relationship is begginng, then the empathy and sympathy where the sympathy goes beyond empathy and occurs when the Nurse wants to lessen the suffering of the patient,and lastly the rapport.


In the Journal Reading...
It was a very touching story.

...everytime I heard the word CANCER,there's a fear running out my mind, because having a cancer is not easy you will feel sometimes you are worthless, but I noticed that most of the cancer patient did not lose hope,and in the story of The last hair strands, the main character did not lose hope.

...the story makes sense that material things is not the only means of happiness, and also God has a purpose why she had a cancer.

The story emphasizes the theory of Joyce Travelbee, there is the illness,pain,sufferings, hopelessness and in the end of the story there is still hope.

thank you po Ms. Danela
:)

Tina Mariz O. Marco
BSN 1-D

maverick chris sandra ibarrola said...

the story of the last hair strands is a very touching one.it gives & portrays the real meaning of life and death.life is meaningful if we live it to the fullest & if we do things that will make us happy & complete.
if someone is dying it does not mean that he is useless like in the story even if she is suffering because of cancer she found the meaning of her life by helping others.travelbee defined life as suffering but in the story the lady w/ no hair found that all that happened in her life have meanings and it gave way to show her the real meaning of her life.

larvene trillana said...

human to human relationships theory is great influence to the nursing community's healthcare system. Through the aid of this theory, nurses would have created a great break through in terms of nurse-patient relationship, which in fact is a serious problem in whole healthcare system.

because of this theory, nurses can confront the difficulties of this matter

Larvene R. Trillana
BSN 1D

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