TITLE

THE MEANING AND USE OF INTUITION IN NOVICE NURSES: A PHENOMENOLOGICAL STUDY

AUTHOR(S)
Ruth-Sahd, Lisa A.; Tisdell, Elizabeth J.
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Adult Education Quarterly;Feb2007, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this qualitative, phenomenological study was to determine the meaning and use of intuition in novice nurses with an above-average self-perception of intuitiveness in their 1st year of practice. Sixteen novice nurses from a variety of hospitals and specialty areas were interviewed to discover the meaning of intuitive knowing and to explore how intuitive knowing is manifested in their practice. Data interpretation revealed three dimensions. First, prior experiences were influencers to novice nurses; second, connections were central to making meaning through intuition; and third, dimensions of time, space, and touch proved to be significant in facilitating intuition. Based on the findings that emerged, implications for nursing education and practice and the wider field of adult education are presented.
ACCESSION #
23694166

 

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