Practice Knowledge and Expertise in the Health Professions
Elsevier Health Sciences
1 Jan 2001
It provides the reader with a contemporary review examining the notion of practice knowledge gained from professional experience and its relationship to professional practice expertise. It is divided into four sections: the first broadly examines the nature and forms of knowledge and the relationships between knowledge and practice; the second considers the nature of professional expertise; and, the third explores these principles in action and the fourth looks at future developments. An essential purchase for all students, educators, researchers and practitioners of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nursing and indeed all those in the health sciences field.