Chapter 7. An Exploration of Practice Development Evaluation: Unearthing Praxis

  1. Kim Manley Manager Head Visiting Professor Visiting Fellow3,
  2. Brendan McCormack Professor leader4 and
  3. Val Wilson Director Professor5,6
  1. Val Wilson Director Professor5,6,
  2. Sally Hardy Director general nurse Honorary Associate Professor1 and
  3. Bob Brown Assistant Director accredited RCN Facilitator member Intermediate Care Facilitator Nurse Commissioner Senior Professional Officer2

Published Online: 13 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319491.ch7

International Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare

International Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare

How to Cite

Wilson, V., Hardy, S. and Brown, B. (2007) An Exploration of Practice Development Evaluation: Unearthing Praxis, 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.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

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

  3. 5

    The Children's Hospital, Westmead, Australia

  4. 6

    The University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    Southern Eastern Health and Social Care Trust, Trust HQ Thompson House Hospital, Lisburn, Northern Ireland, UK

  3. 5

    The Children's Hospital, Westmead, Australia

  4. 6

    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:

  • International Practice Development Colloquium (IPDC);
  • ‘praxis evaluation’ - core components of PD work evaluation;
  • critical questioning and reflection - supporting critical consideration;
  • praxis evaluation and critical reflection notion;
  • evaluation and practice development;
  • IPDC and notion of critical creativity;
  • CINAHL and MEDLINE electronic databases;
  • exploring praxis evaluation;
  • action learning group (ALG) for nurse educators;
  • praxis evaluation through IPDC 5-day schools in Europe and Australasia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Praxis

  • Praxis evaluation

  • Evaluation and practice development

  • Reviewing the literature

  • Evaluation of PD

  • Exploring praxis evaluation

  • An example of praxis evaluation

  • Praxis unearthed

  • References