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Reflective Practice in Nursing

Reflective Practice in Nursing

Fourth Edition

March 2019 | 240 pages | Learning Matters

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Reflective practice enables nursing students to make sense of, and learn from, the experiences they have each day and if
nurtured properly can provide skills that they will come to rely on throughout their nursing careers.
Using clear language and insightful examples, scenarios and case studies, the new fourth edition of this bestselling book shows readers what reflection is, why it is so important and how they can use it to improve their nursing practice.

Key features include:

  • All chapters linked to the new 2018 NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses
  • Updated learning features such as activities and case studies to help students apply the theory to practice.
Chapter 1: What is meant by reflection and reflective practice?
Chapter 2: Lifewide, lifelong and life-deep learning and reflection
Chapter 3: Autobiographical reflection and learning
Chapter 4: Reflective models and frameworks
Chapter 5: Creating space for reflection
Chapter 6: Reflection and reflexivity
Chapter 7: The reflective practitioner
Chapter 8: Guided reflection and reflecting with others
Chapter 9: Reflective writing
Chapter 10: Using new media for reflecting
Chapter 11: Critical reflection

This offers a clear and well-structured overview of theories and principles of reflective practice. Carefully linked to competences and practice standards, this should be really useful for students to get to grips with the tricky concepts of reflection, reflective practice and reflexivity. Definitions are accessible and the case studies offer students a chance to apply the concepts in a formative way.

Ms Colette Eaton
School of Community Health and Midwifery, University of Central Lancashire
May 8, 2019

Essential reading for our first assignment about reflective practice.

Mrs Karen Hudson
School Of Health & Human Sciences, Essex University
December 31, 2018

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