Ways of Knowing in Nursing
Read the article, Sherman, D. W. (1997). Death of a newborn: Healing the pain through Carper’s patterns of knowing. Journal of the New York State Nurses Association, 28(1), 4-6.
- Discuss how the “death of a newborn” illustrates Carper’s four ways of knowing (Empirical, Aesthetic, Personal, and Ethical Knowledge). as discussed by the author.
- Based on a clinical nursing experience of your own, identify in your case study Carper’s four ways of knowing. (Explain each of Carper’s ways of knowing and relate it to your example).