This nursing conceptual framework enables nurses to focus on nursing applications rather than medical practice. Using models causes patient care to be systematic, purposeful, controlled, and effective. The ultimate goal of nursing is to increase patient compliance, which leads to an increase in life expectancy. Although patient care is focused on the human response to illness, the patient bears the brunt of the suffering. As shown in this nursing conceptual framework, the advanced practice nurse caring for the patient must enter that suffering to promote healing and restore hope. Grab a copy of EdrawMax today to organize your knowledge with conceptual frameworks.