Introduction PART ONE: WHAT IS ACTION RESEARCH? Foundations of Action Research Discussion, Debate and Controversy Surrounding Action Research PART TWO: WHY CHOOSE ACTION RESEARCH? Action Research, Nursing and Health Care Clinical Action Research to Advance Patient Care PART THREE: CONDUCTING ACTION RESEARCH IN CLINICAL PRACTICE Developing One's Own Professional Practice Collaborative Working in Clinical Settings Ethical Considerations PART FOUR: DISSEMINATING AND EVALUATING CLINICAL ACTION RESEARCH PROJECTS Writing Clinical Action Research Studies Presenting Clinical Action Research Studies to Mixed Audiences Evaluating the Quality of Action Research Projects Conclusions: Looking to the Future Glossary
Dr Graham R Williamson is a Lecturer in Adult Nursing at the University of Plymouth. His clinical background is in acute medical nursing. His areas of teaching expertise are in evidence-based practice and research, as well as health policy. His research interests concern supporting students in clinical practice. He is a Core Team Member of the University's Centre of Excellence in professional Placement Learning.
A thorough and comprehensive introduction to qualitative research. -- Yana Jaspers & Esther de Graaf