Knowledge Development in Nursing , 9th Edition

By Peggy L. Chinn, PhD, RN, FAAN and Maeona K. Kramer, APRN, PhD
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Showing how the different types of knowledge affect nursing theory, Knowledge Development in Nursing: Theory and Process, 9th Edition helps you understand nursing theory and its links with nursing research and practice. It examines the principles of knowledge development, including the relationship between patterns of knowing, and explores how evidence-based nursing theory can be used to improve patient care. Written by nursing educators Peggy Chinn and Maeona Kramer, this edition is updated with the latest advances in theory development and additional examples of how nursing theory applies to clinical practice.






Discussion of Patterns of Knowing

The authors discuss the five patterns of knowing: empiric, personal, aesthetic, ethical and emancipatory throughout the text

Allows readers to see the relationship between the different types of knowledge and how they all relate.

Evidence Based practice discussion

The authors give examples of how each of the five above mentioned patterns should be applied to nursing practice.

This gives students a real world view of how theory can be applied to practice.

Special 4-color insert.

The front matter will contain a 4 color insert to provide a visual representation of the concept of how all the patterns of knowing are related.

This will reinforce the idea of the interrelatedness of the patterns of knowing, and will assist the more visual learners.

Comprehensive Discussion

A thorough discussion of theory, theory development and the relationship of theory to nursing research and practice is presented throughout the text.

Again, this will help students learn to apply theory to practice.

Interpretive Summaries

The authors provide summaries of certain conceptual frameworks to highlight the essential features of major theories.

This gives readers a more simplified idea about theories.


The glossary at the end of the text defines key terms and concepts introduced throughout the text.

This will promote a greater understanding of nursing theory.

ISBN 9780323316521
作者資訊 By Peggy L. Chinn, PhD, RN, FAAN, University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Storrs, CT and Maeona K. Kramer, APRN, PhD, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

"This edition, with its new title, interactive features, website resources, and emphasis on the DNP, offers readers an exciting new take on a resource that is considered one of nursing's classics."

-Martha Scheckel, PhD, RN, Winona State University Doody Score: 94 - 4 Stars

Table of Content 1. Nursing's Fundamental Patterns of Knowing
2. The History of Knowledge Development in Nursing
3. Emancipatory Knowledge Development
4. Ethical Knowledge Development
5. Personal Knowledge Development
6. Aesthetic Knowledge Development
7. Empiric Knowledge Development: Conceptualizing and Structuring
8. Description and Critical Reflection of Empiric Theory
9. Confirmation and Validation of Empiric Knowledge Using Research
10. Confirmation and Validation of Empiric Knowledge in Practice
出版日期 02-09-2014
Pages 276
Trim 229 x 152 (6 x 9)
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