What all these papers have in common is a focus on issues of bias and objectivity in practitioner-based research. These theme is approached in different ways but remains central. Ethical and philosophical questions are raised about the ownership of research and about the need for, even the existence of, a classically objective approach to this type of research.
Research carried out from within an organisation, sometimes called 'insider research', can have great strengths, given that the practitioner-researcher has prior knowledge of systems, established networks for a sample of participants or respondents, a closeness to practice problems and relationships in place which can help to create the trust needed for openness in responses.
The Journal of Practitioner Research (JPR), a double-blind, peer-reviewed, open-access journal, includes manuscripts that represent the traditions of action research, teacher research, practitioner inquiry, teacher inquiry, and other traditions that target the same type of knowledge production.
THE ROLE OF THE NURSE PRACTITIONER IN THE PATIENT CENTERED MEDICAL. HOME. By. GISELLE CHRISTINE ONDETTI. A project submitted in partial fulfillment of The requirements for the degree of: MASTER OF NURSING. WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY College of Nursing. JULY 2011.
Industrial Marketing Management provides theoretical, empirical and case-based research geared to the needs of marketing scholars and practitioners researching and working in industrial and business-to-business markets.
Paper 2: Advanced nursing practice. This series of brief papers on the Transforming Roles programme aims to update stakeholders on the professions’ contribution to the wider transformational change agenda in health and social care in Scotland. The second paper outlines guidance for employers on developing advanced nursing practice in NHSScotland.
Excerpt from Research Paper: Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) role of Family Nurse Practitioner The US is witnessing a growing demand for the services of primary care providers, owing to an increase in the nation's elderly population.With Obamacare's enactment in the year 2010, the above trend is predicted to persist in the course of the next many years.
The book is a useful collection of texts celebrating practitioner research. Although not essential for research modules on Foundation degrees, it is a good starting point for students to explore research in the early years and get inspiration for their own practitioner research projects.