Communities of clinical practice: the social organization of clinical learning.

@article{Egan2009CommunitiesOC,
  title={Communities of clinical practice: the social organization of clinical learning.},
  author={Tony G Egan and Chrystal Jaye},
  journal={Health},
  year={2009},
  volume={13 1},
  pages={107-25}
}
The social organization of clinical learning is under-theorized in the sociological literature on the social organization of health care. Professional scopes of practice and jurisdictions are formally defined by professional principles and standards and reflected in legislation; however, these are mediated through the day-to-day clinical activities of social groupings of clinical teams. The activities of health service providers typically occur within communities of clinical practice. These are… CONTINUE READING

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