The reflective practitioner in nursing.

  title={The reflective practitioner in nursing.},
  author={Jay H. Powell},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={14 10},
This work is a study of eight practising registered nurses and their use of reflection-in-action in their everyday work. Schon's work on reflection-in-action forms the theoretical basis, and the research tool uses the work of Mezirow and Lazzara's use of Colaizzi's reduction. The findings are that, of the sample used, reflection-in-action is present extensively in the form of description and of planning of actions, but to a much lesser extent in the area of recognition of value judgements and… CONTINUE READING