Action Research is one of the most popular research strategies in nursing and healthcare. It is widely used by practitioners who want to better understand and undertake their work and students who need to do a research project for their course. AR is evidence-based and links directly to practice, making it the ideal method for a researcher in these fields.

This book introduces readers to Action Research by presenting its key concepts and backing them up with practical examples throughout, often drawn from the authors? own extensive experience. Topics include: Action research to advance patient care; Collaborative working; Ethics; Participatory Action Research; Writing up and disseminating projects

Williamson, Bellman, and Webster - leading figures in the field - provide practical advice for using Action Research in healthcare settings, with patients and alongside other practitioners. Their book presents a flexible approach that can be adapted to researchers? real needs.

Presenting Clinical Action Research Studies to Mixed Audiences

Presenting Clinical Action Research Studies to Mixed Audiences

Presenting clinical action research studies to mixed audiences

Presenting your action research study to a range of audiences is an important part of the research process. Chapter 8 considered the writing of action research studies. You also have a responsibility to share new knowledge by direct engagement with professional colleagues as well as non-technical audiences. Oral presentation to mixed audiences is an important process which includes the opportunity for discussion and responding to questions, as well as receiving constructive criticism. If you are studying for a higher degree, it can also support preparation for the academic review process and the final viva voce. Unless in an examination setting, what you choose to present will depend on the study and the messages you wish to impart to your audience. However, ...

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