practice theory

practice theory

(in nursing research) a theory that describes, explains, and prescribes nursing practice in general. It serves as the basis for specific items in the curriculum of nursing education and for the development of theories in the administration of nursing and nursing education.
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34) At the inception of practice theory, three particular works were marshaled in support of the discipline's twin commitments.
Among her topics are how ordinary work is practically accomplished, sensible knowledge and knowledgeable bodies, learning to talk in practice and about practice, ethnography for the practice-based design of information systems, and towards a practice theory of organizing.
Dubai: Emirates Driving Institute's (EDI) new mobile apps will allow candidates to access information on the move while also process applications and practice theory tests.
Practice theory stands as one of the most significant theoretical developments in the social sciences over the last half century.
Because of the contentious legal climate engendered by such sentiments, the topic of practitioner discretion again waned in clinical interest, and the ethical aspects of practitioner decision making assumed dominant importance in practice theory (Reamer, 2001).
Ortner draws on practice theory to offer solutions for contemporary problems.
A central issue of practice theory is the question of how discursive practices constitute "mind" (as a diversity of mentalities corresponding to the "social worlds").
I am among those who believe that post-modernist views cannot provide our profession with a strong practice theory base.
First developed in the 1970s, practice theory is a body of social thought that seeks to understand the relationship between the agency of individual actors and large-scale social formations.
Advance social practice theory, By integrating an analysis of power, To determine what power relations enable or constrain access to nutritious food.
We contribute to the spin-off literature by revealing which activities are at play for successful spin-offs, and we contribute to practice theory by empirically uncovering the general understandings in the perpetuation of an organization and the nets between the spin-offs and their suppliers.

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