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User involvement in health and social care education: A concept analysis

Rhodes, Christine (2012) User involvement in health and social care education: A concept analysis. Nurse Education Today, 32 (2). pp. 185-189. ISSN 0260-6917

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This paper presents an evaluative discussion of the literature, and findings from a concept analysis which explores user involvement in the context of health and social care higher education in the United Kingdom. User involvement is increasingly a requirement in higher education and the purpose of the concept analysis was to clarify and elucidate the meaning and nature of the concept. Walker and Avant's (2005) eight step framework for concept analysis was used to provide understanding of the underlying attributes and a model for critique and meaningful evaluation and research. A structured search and discussion of contemporary literature was undertaken. A model case is identified along with antecedents, critical attributes and consequences. The complexities of involvement are delineated with a recommendation for robust research that explores the benefits of involvement.

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Additional Information: NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Nurse Education Today. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Nurse Education Today, [VOL32, ISSUE2, 2011] 10.1016/j.nedt.2011.11.012
Uncontrolled Keywords: Concept analysis, User involvement, Health & Social Care Education
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Childhood Studies
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Childhood, Youth and Family Research
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