Children’s participation and experiential reflections using co-operative inquiry for developing a learning programme for children with asthma
2014 (English)In: Action Research, ISSN 1476-7503, E-ISSN 1741-2617, Vol. 12, no 3, 315-336 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Action research is potentially a useful method for changing clinical practice by involvingpractitioners in the process of change. The aim of this study was to explore the utility ofaction research in bridging the gap between research and practice. Diabetes educatorsin collaboration with researchers developed and implemented a participatory, group-based diabetes education program in a diabetes clinic in the Danish health care system.The research process included a variety of qualitative methods: workshops, classroomobservations, video recordings and semi-structured interviews. These methods aimedat obtaining contextual sensitivity, allowing dynamic interactions with educators andpeople with diabetes. Despite challenges, the study demonstrates how action researchmethods contribute to development and change of diabetes education practice whilesimultaneously adding knowledge to the action research community
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. Vol. 12, no 3, 315-336 p.
Action research, change, patient education, type 2 diabetes
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:norden:org:diva-3745DOI: 0.1177/1476750314534453OAI: oai:DiVA.org:norden-3745DiVA: diva2:787045