Directions for the development of nursing knowledge

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Nurses and health care increasingly are embracing and guided by achievements and challenges of evidence-based practice and reflective practice. Nursing science advances have positioned nurses to move forward in the development of science. New directions for nursing knowledge need to emerge in several ways including the development of interdisciplinary knowledge, emphasis on the nursing care process, creation of new workforce patterns, and development of economic theories of nursing practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)164-168
Number of pages5
JournalPolicy, Politics, and Nursing Practice
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 2006


  • Evidence-based practice
  • Knowledge
  • Nursing theory
  • Payment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Leadership and Management
  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects


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