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Title: Transfer of knowledge and skills: some implications for nursing and nurse education
Authors: Lauder, William
Reynolds, William
Angus, Neil J
Contact Email: william.lauder@stir.ac.uk
Issue Date: Aug-1999
Publisher: Elsevier / Harcourt Publishers Ltd.
Citation: Lauder W, Reynolds W & Angus NJ (1999) Transfer of knowledge and skills: some implications for nursing and nurse education, Nurse Education Today, 19 (6), pp. 480-487.
Abstract: The construct of transfer has enormous importance to nursing as it begins to highlight potential problems in the transfer of knowledge and skills from the campus to the clinical area, from one part of the clinical area to another (e.g. surgical to medical), and from community to the clinical area. Thus, any adequate conceptualization of transfer must account for problems of practice–practice transfer as well as theory–practice transfer. These potential problems are the concern of educators, students and managers who have a responsibility for agency nurses and bank nurses who may find themselves in different specialities on a regular basis. Transfer has relevance to a whole raft of other issues ranging from the application of theories to nursing practice, through to the validity of claims that courses which develop intellectual skills prepare nurses for lifelong learning.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/2880
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1054/nedt.1999.0338
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Affiliation: HS Research - Stirling
University of Stirling
HS Research - Highland

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