Category list : Reflective practice
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’This is a text book for all levels of nursing staff junior and senior’
A matron’s retelling of a story of an abused baby as a learning tool for staff has received an award for promoting reflective care experiences.
Using clinical audit to reflect and revalidateSubscription
A trust encouraged nurses to become involved in clinical audit and to reflect on their experience as part of their revalidation requiremen
Dr Kirsten Jack has developed an online community that helps student and qualified nurses reflect on their practice in a creative way
Professional boundaries between nurses and their patients and relatives can be blurred. Narratives can help us reflect on where these boundaries lie in practice
Empathy is a complex concept. Patient narratives can help nurses to understand and recognise situations when empathy is required
Patients’ narratives can help nurses reflect on the language they use to explain treatment and care to patients as their choice of words can be easily misinterpreted
Obtaining feedback and writing reflective accounts on practice are the areas of revalidation worrying nurses and midwives the most, according to a snap shot survey ahead of the system’s introduction.
Anything new can make us feel anxious, particularly if we feel that the change is being imposed on us. This is how many nurses feel about revalidation, says Rami Jumnoodoo
After determining why an area of practice is falling short, nurses can then introduce evidence-based changes and review their impact to ensure practice has improved