A good introduction typically begins with a few general statements about the topic (three to four) followed by a purpose. One example of a purpose statement for this assignment would be:

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the importance of nursing theory for the profession and why concepts are important to define a nursing theory

  Finally, this paper will describe why relational statements are important to nursing theory.

The importance of Nursing Theory

Why is nursing theory important to the profession (list reference#1).

Concepts & Relational Statements

Why are concepts and relational statements important in a nursing theory (list reference#2).