I HAVE TO REPLY TO THIS CLASSMATE, NO REFERENCE IS NEEDED.I have been a nurse for five years. My journey into nursing began since highschool enrolling in healthcare classes and graduating with my certified nursing assistant license. I continued my education at Indian River State College enrolling in the Licensed Practical Nurse program, transitioning into the Registered Nurse Program and Bachelor of Nursing program. I currently work at Cleveland Clinic as a stroke/neuro, med surge, and tele nurse. I love traveling, photography, and spending time with my family. I am currently moving forward in my educational pathway into the MSN-Family Nurse Practioner program. My future plan is to obtain my DNP and become an educator.The relationship between theory, research, and practice foundation of nursing. Through practice research questions are generated, research guides the practice, and through theory practice is improved. As an advance practice nurse, it is important to apply these concepts to improve knowledge, skills, and provide effective care. Through theory advance practice nurse will develop a basis of learning and decision making.There are many reasons for the integration of theory, research, and practice. One purpose is to improve practice by having a positive impact in the health and quality of patients. They guide the development of care, practice, and clinical decision. The advance practice nurse will use these to guide in the collection of data to implement theories to achieve positive patient care. There are many models that are used in the nursing process are thy guide in determining the care that will expected to meet outcomes in care. The integration of theory, research and practice aids in establishing principles to measure quality of care.