A concept analysis of personal knowledge: application to nursing education.

@article{Sweeney1994ACA,
  title={A concept analysis of personal knowledge: application to nursing education.},
  author={N M Sweeney},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={1994},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={
          917-24
        }
}
  • N M Sweeney
  • Published in Journal of advanced nursing 1994
A concept analysis of personal knowledge is completed using the Walker and Avant method. The analysis is based on Polanyi's concept of personal knowledge with a working definition being extrapolated from his writings combined with Belenky and colleagues' concept of constructed knowledge. The goal is to construct a definition of personal knowledge which recognizes the multifaceted processing used by humans in the endeavour to perceive new patterns, and which is free from discrimination based on… CONTINUE READING

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