Role confusion for the nurse researcher

Nelson, Louise and Mee, Steve (2017) Role confusion for the nurse researcher. Nursing Times . Item availability may be restricted.

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The purpose of this paper is to consider the tensions between professional practice and doctoral research. The researcher (a registered mental health nurse) identified and managed tensions arising from research undertaken as part of a PhD study. The research explored Service Users’ experience of using Crisis Resolution Home Treatment (CRHT). It was conducted using a semi-structured interview process, and analysed using an interpretative phenomenological approach. Resulting reflections offered the opportunity for the researcher to both develop as a researcher and to gain greater understanding of the role of nurse. Separating the roles was a crucial element of this process.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Nursing Times
Publisher: EMAP Publishing
ISSN: 0954-7762
Departments: Faculty of Health and Science > Nursing, Health and Professional Practice
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2017 10:21
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2017 09:03

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