Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Kim Manley Manager Head Visiting Professor Visiting Fellow1,
  2. Brendan McCormack Professor leader2 and
  3. Val Wilson Director Professor3,4
  1. Kim Manley Manager Head Visiting Professor Visiting Fellow1,
  2. Brendan McCormack Professor leader2 and
  3. Val Wilson Director Professor3,4

Published Online: 13 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319491.ch1

International Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare

International Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare

How to Cite

Manley, K., McCormack, B. and Wilson, V. (2007) Introduction, in International Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare (eds K. Manley, B. McCormack and V. Wilson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319491.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Resources for Learning and Improving, Royal College of Nursing, UK

  2. 2

    Institute of Nursing Research/School of Nursing, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

  3. 3

    The Children's Hospital, Westmead, Australia

  4. 4

    The University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Resources for Learning and Improving, Royal College of Nursing, UK

  2. 2

    Institute of Nursing Research/School of Nursing, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

  3. 3

    The Children's Hospital, Westmead, Australia

  4. 4

    The University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156769

Online ISBN: 9781444319491

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Keywords:

  • practice development (PD) and healthcare practice and nursing development;
  • PD concept analysis - synergistic relationships between knowledge and skills;
  • emancipatory PD - using critical social scientific concepts;
  • International Practice Development Colloquium (IPDC);
  • practice development principles;
  • nine key principles identifying PD primary elements;
  • PD and effective workplace cultures;
  • person-centred care and outcomes - integral PD work component;
  • learning in and from practice - PD major component;
  • international practice development in nursing and healthcare

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Practice development principles

  • Conclusion

  • References