Chapter 8. Enabling Practice Development: Delving into the Concept of Facilitation from a Practitioner Perspective

  1. Kim Manley Manager Head Visiting Professor Visiting Fellow7,
  2. Brendan McCormack Professor leader8 and
  3. Val Wilson Director Professor9,10
  1. Theresa Shaw Chief Executive CEO PD facilitator1,
  2. Jan Dewing Independent Consultant Nurse Honorary Research Fellow Visiting Fellow2,3,
  3. Roz Young Senior Nurse Nurse4,
  4. Margaret Devlin RN PG Cert BSc [Hons] Dip Nursing5,
  5. Christine Boomer Research Officer member5 and
  6. Marja Legius PhD Senior Lecturer member paediatric nurse6

Published Online: 13 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319491.ch8

International Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare

International Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare

How to Cite

Shaw, T., Dewing, J., Young, R., Devlin, M., Boomer, C. and Legius, M. (2007) Enabling Practice Development: Delving into the Concept of Facilitation from a Practitioner Perspective, 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.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 7

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

  2. 8

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

  3. 9

    The Children's Hospital, Westmead, Australia

  4. 10

    The University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Foundation of Nursing Studies, London, UK

  2. 2

    University of Ulster, UK

  3. 3

    Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  4. 4

    Emergency Assessment Unit, Northampton General Hospital Trust, Northampton, MA, USA

  5. 5

    Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, The Royal Hospitals Nursing Development Centre, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

  6. 6

    Fontys University of Professional Education, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

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 in nursing and healthcare;
  • enabling practice development;
  • concept analysis approach;
  • methodological framework of critical creativity;
  • synthesising practitioner data on enabling;
  • antecedents, attributes and consequences of enabling;
  • person centredness and enabling;
  • work-based learning and formal education opportunities;
  • ‘knowing values and beliefs’ and ‘authenticity;
  • enabling - form of complex expertise in facilitation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Concept analysis approach

  • Synthesising the practitioner data on enabling

  • The contribution of person centredness to enabling

  • Presentation and discussion of practitioner data

  • Attributes of enabling

  • Consequences of enabling

  • Summary and concluding remarks

  • Acknowledgements

  • References