Chapter 17. Accrediting Practice Development Activity: An Approach for Achieving Person-Centred and Evidence-Based Care

  1. Kim Manley Manager Head Visiting Professor Visiting Fellow8,
  2. Brendan McCormack Professor leader9 and
  3. Val Wilson Director Professor10,11
  1. Kim Manley Manager Head Visiting Professor Visiting Fellow8,
  2. Jane Canny Head Senior Nurse1,
  3. Jill Down Senior Nurse2,
  4. Jane-Marie Hamill Clinical Nurse Leader3,
  5. Elaine Manderson Clinical Nurse Specialist4,
  6. Natalie Moroney Senior Sister1,
  7. Jenny Newton Post Doctoral Industry Fellow proactive researcher5,
  8. Dr Alyce A. Schultz Clinical Professor Director Vice President Fellow6 and
  9. Helen Young Clinical Manager nurse manager7

Published Online: 13 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319491.ch17

International Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare

International Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare

How to Cite

Manley, K., Canny, J., Down, J., Hamill, J.-M., Manderson, E., Moroney, N., Newton, J., Schultz, A. A. and Young, H. (2007) Accrediting Practice Development Activity: An Approach for Achieving Person-Centred and Evidence-Based Care, 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.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 8

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

  2. 9

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

  3. 10

    The Children's Hospital, Westmead, Australia

  4. 11

    The University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Barts and The London NHS Trust, The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, London, UK

  2. 2

    Nursing Project Office, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals, NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK

  3. 3

    Chelsea and Westminster Intensive Care Nursing Development Unit, Chelsea and Westminster Foundation Hospital, London, UK

  4. 4

    Intensive Care, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

  5. 5

    Australian Research Council, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

  6. 6

    Phoenix Children's Hospital, College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA

  7. 7

    Bedfordshire Primary Care Trust, UK

  8. 8

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

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:

  • person-centred and evidence-based care approach;
  • accreditation and credentialing activity - teams and organisations practice;
  • RCN Standards for effective workplace culture;
  • Chelsea and Westminster Intensive Care Unit (ICU) - accredited as Nursing Development Unit;
  • role of culture - shared values and norms and ‘culture of excellence’;
  • workplace standards in acute and primary care settings at unit level;
  • journey in primary care;
  • individual development performance review (IPDR);
  • Neuro Rehab Team North (NRTN) - team reflecting person-centred approach;
  • evidence-based practice in Magnet Recognition Program for excellence in nursing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Developing and using standards for an effective workplace culture at the unit level

  • Using the workplace standards in acute and primary care settings at the unit level

  • Start small think big: using the RCN workplace standards from unit to organisational level

  • Evidence-based practice in Magnet facilities

  • Demystifying practice development through an academic pathway

  • Concluding comments

  • References