Chapter 1. Introduction to Advancing Practice in Pain Management

  1. Eloise Carr Associate Dean1,
  2. Mandy Layzell Lecturer Practitioner Advanced Specialist Nurse2 and
  3. Martin Christensen PhD member Senior Lecturer3
  1. Eloise Carr Associate Dean1 and
  2. Martin Christensen PhD member Senior Lecturer3

Published Online: 21 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318722.ch1

Advancing Nursing Practice in Pain Management

Advancing Nursing Practice in Pain Management

How to Cite

Carr, E. and Christensen, M. (2010) Introduction to Advancing Practice in Pain Management, in Advancing Nursing Practice in Pain Management (eds E. Carr, M. Layzell and M. Christensen), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318722.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    School of Health & Social Care, Bournemouth University, UK

  2. 2

    Acute Pain Team, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  3. 3

    School of Health & Social Care, Bournemouth House, Bournemouth University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Health & Social Care, Bournemouth University, UK

  2. 3

    School of Health & Social Care, Bournemouth House, Bournemouth University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 19 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176996

Online ISBN: 9781444318722

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Keywords:

  • advancing practice in pain management;
  • ‘translation’ of advanced knowledge and skills for practice;
  • National Health Service (NHS) and changes in scope of professional practice;
  • Schon (1983), calling this ‘knowing-in-action’;
  • typology of advanced nursing practice;
  • alternative knowing-how and knowing-that knowledge framework;
  • knowing-what (pattern recognition) element of knowing-how knowledge;
  • context of pain management;
  • challenges of managing pain;
  • bringing together advanced practice and pain management

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Advanced practice

  • The context of pain management: definitions and prevalence

  • Advancing practice in pain management

  • Bringing together advanced practice and pain management

  • Conclusions

  • References