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Theorising in Everyday Nursing Practice

Theorising in Everyday Nursing Practice
A Critical Analysis

May 2022 | 192 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This original and thought-provoking book provides new insight into the role of theory within nursing practice. It is rooted in the real-world of practice and explores how theory and learning manifest in the nursing workplace. The book takes a fresh look at the major issues of concern in nursing and innovatively contextualises these within nursing theory. It serves to move the conversation forward leading to a better appreciation of how nurses constantly learn, theorise and develop. 

Key Features:
Takes practice as the starting point and explores how theory, learning and practice relate to each other
Based on the authors' primary research exploring how nurses theorise and learn in the practice environment
A fully original contribution offering fresh perspectives that advance the nursing theory discourse

It is an ideal book for nursing students wanting to better understand how theory can help them to learn and develop, practicing nurses looking to enhance their ongoing professional development as well as anyone involved with nursing education and research.

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - The changing nursing workforce and the emergence of nursing knowledge
Chapter 3 - Theorising in Practice
Chapter 4 - The studies
Chapter 5 - Theorising in practice through workplace recontextualisation
Chapter 6 - Theorising in practice through workplace recontextualisation among experienced nurses
Chapter 7 - Theorising in practice through learner recontextualisation
Chapter 8 - A new relationship between nursing knowledge, theory and practice
Chapter 9 - Concluding thoughts

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