Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-04-01
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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In its first edition, Practice Development in Nursing made an important contribution to understanding practice development and its core components. Now fully updated to take into account the many developments in the field, the second edition continues to fill an important gap in the market for an accessible, practical text on what remains a key issue for all members of the health care team globally. Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare 2nd edition explores the basis of practice development, its aims, implementation and impact on health care, to enable readers to be confident in their approaches to practice development. It is aimed at healthcare professionals in a variety of roles (for example clinical practice, education, research and quality improvement) and students, as well as those with a primary practice development role, in order to enable them to effectively and knowledgeably develop practice and the practice of others. Key features: New updated edition of a seminal text in the field, including significant new material Relevance inclusive of the health care team Accessible and practical in style, with case studies, scenarios and examples throughout Edited and with contribution by experts in the field Fully updated to include the latest research in the field Supported by a strong evidence base With access to a companion website with additional resources

Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Preface x

Acknowledgements xiii

1 Introduction 1
Brendan McCormack, Kim Manley and Angie Titchen

2 Learning to be a Practice Developer 18
Kate Sanders, Jo Odell and Jonathan Webster

3 What is Practice Development and What are the Starting Points? 45
Kim Manley, Angie Titchen and Brendan McCormack

4 Approaches to Practice Development 66
Theresa Shaw

5 A Case Study of Practice Development ‘The Practice Development Journey’ 88
Brendan McCormack and Jan Dewing

6 Getting Going with Facilitation Skills in Practice Development 109
Angie Titchen, Jan Dewing and Kim Manley

7 How You Might Use PARIHS to Deliver Safe and Effective Care 130
Jo Rycroft-Malone

8 Working Towards a Culture of Effectiveness in theWorkplace 146
Kim Manley, Annette Solman and Carrie Jackson

9 Evaluation Approaches for Practice Development: Contemporary Perspectives 169
Sally Hardy, Val Wilson and Tanya McCance

10 Outcome Evaluation in the Development of Person-Centred Practice 190
Brendan McCormack, Tanya McCance and Jill Maben

11 Practice Development as Radical Gardening: Enabling Creativity and Innovation 212
Angie Titchen and Ann McMahon

12 Building Capacity for Transformation through Practice Development: Two Case Studies in NHS Trusts, England 233
Jan Dewing, Jill Down and IrenaAnna Frei

13 The Use of Action Hypotheses to Demonstrate Practice Development Strategies in Action 252
Kim Manley, Randal Parlour and Joan Yalden

14 The Contextual Web of Practice Development 275
Brendan McCormack, Angie Titchen and Kim Manley

Index 295

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