Expert nurses' perceptions of the relevance of Carper's patterns of knowing to junior nurses.
Terry, LM, Carr, G and Curzio, J (2016). Expert nurses' perceptions of the relevance of Carper's patterns of knowing to junior nurses. Advances in Nursing Science. 40 (1), pp. 85-102.
|Authors||Terry, LM, Carr, G and Curzio, J|
This study explored with expert nurses in the UK how nursing wisdom can be developed in new and junior nurses. Carper's patterns of knowing and Benner's novice-to-expert continuum formed the theoretical framework. Employing a constructionist research methodology with participant engagement in co-construction of findings, data were collected via two separate cycles comprising four consecutive sessions followed by a nationally-advertised mini-conference. Empirical, ethical, personal, and aesthetic knowing were considered evident in junior nurses. Junior nurses in the UK seem to lack a previously-unrecognized domain of organizational knowing without which they cannot overcome hegemonic barriers to the successful development of nursing praxis.
|Keywords||Carper's patterns of knowing; Benner's novice to expert; Constructionist research methodology.; Junior nurses; Nursing wisdom; Organization,|
|Journal||Advances in Nursing Science|
|Journal citation||40 (1), pp. 85-102|
|Publisher||Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1097/ANS.0000000000000142|
|Funder||General Nursing Council for England and Wales Trust|
|General Nursing Council for England and Wales Trust|
|01 Aug 2016|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||06 Jul 2016|
|Accepted||17 May 2016|
|Accepted author manuscript|
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