2007
DOI: 10.1111/j.1447-0349.2007.00471.x
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Abstract: This discussion paper seeks to explore an approach that metal health nurses can adopt that ensures the patient is at the centre of training and professional development opportunities. Although nurse training and education is shaped by practice and theory, the lived experiences of the patients as an educational resource often become lost in the milieu of 'doing' nursing. We argue that in addition to theoretical knowledge and practice knowledge, there is the need to harness the equally important patient experien… Show more

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“…Furthermore, this reinforces to students that people with lived experience are indeed experts in their own mental health (Meehan & Glover, 2007;Warne & McAndrew, 2007), which is essential to building recovery-focused mental health services (Barker & Buchanan-Barker, 2011).…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 56%
“…Furthermore, this reinforces to students that people with lived experience are indeed experts in their own mental health (Meehan & Glover, 2007;Warne & McAndrew, 2007), which is essential to building recovery-focused mental health services (Barker & Buchanan-Barker, 2011).…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 56%
“…Consumer participation challenges the traditional power base of the health professional which gives preference to the clinical voice and the assumption that he or she knows what is in the best interests of the consumer. Consequently many health professionals feel threatened by a more equal partnership with service users (Bertram & Stickley, 2005;Happell, 2008;McAllister & Walsh, 2004;Warne & McAndrew, 2007).…”
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confidence: 99%
“…Documented literature report that actively involved mental health consumers in academic programs proved to be a major strategy to inculcate positive attitudes towards persons with mental illnesses. 26,27 Furthermore, a number of studies had discussed positive benefits when students were taught from a lived experience perspective. 15,28 However, unfortunately merely 37.3% of the participants supported the involvement of persons with mental illness as academic in psychiatric courses.…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%