"Nursing Reflective Journal" Essays and Research Papers

  • Nursing Reflective Journal

    A Reflection of Five Weeks of the Co-operative Nursing Experience Rebecca Tutt, RN University of Texas at Arlington In partial fulfillment of the requirements of N3300 Specialized Topics in Nursing (Co-Op) Beth Mancini, RN, Ph.D. March 7, 2013 Online RN to BSN Introduction The co-operative nursing assignment has given me the opportunity to use my critical thinking, decision-making, leadership, and clinical nursing expertise learned throughout the RN-BSN program. “The fostering of critical...

    Ambulatory care, Critical thinking, Management 2720  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Relationship Between Kolcaba's Comfort Theory and Orthopedic Nursing

    Kolcaba’s Comfort Theory And Orthopedic Nursing by Myra D. Iliano St. Joseph’s College of Maine NU 500 Conceptual Bases for Nursing C. Andrew Martin, Instructor March 1, 2012 Abstract Katherine Kolcaba’s Theory of Comfort establishes a framework for care provided by the nurse by defining the state of comfort as it exists in various forms and contexts. The achievement of optimal health through the relief of pain is asserted as the foundation of all nursing care (Kolcaba, 2003). That focus is...

    Health care provider, National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses, Nurse 1881  Words | 6  Pages

  • Relationship Based Care

    Relationship Based Care Stephenie Worrall Concepts for Professional Nursing NSG 311 Sue Nichols Spring 2012 Relationship Based Care Relationship based care (RBC) is a concept model Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs has adopted hospital wide. I chose this concept because it is new to the organization and I wanted to gain a better understanding of what exactly RBC is. This paper will provide information about what RBC is, how it works, who it involves and the perceptions of those...

    Health, Health care, Health care provider 2514  Words | 7  Pages

  • Reflective Account - nursing

    RETURN TO NURSING PRACTICE REFLECTIVE LOG MODULE LEADER: STUDENT NUMBER: 1 INTRODUCTION This essay demonstrates the significant learning that resulted as a consequence of using critical reflection on my practice. The reflective process helped me to realise how my practice needed to change after I experienced a personal and practice-related issue during and after my clinical placement. Reflective...

    Health care, Nurse, Nurse education 2640  Words | 9  Pages

  • Change Process

    dynamic process by which an alteration is brought about that makes a distinct difference (Grohar-Murray, 2011, p. 250-260). The main goal of effectuating change is to see a difference from past actions being taken in the area where change is sort.? In nursing there is a constant movement toward change occurring to better the care and the efficiency of the organization. I will outline onearea that change is needed in my current facility and the steps required initiating this change. An important aspect...

    Florence Nightingale, Hospital, Nurse 1624  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Concept of Advocacy

    treatment available. The Nurses Role in Advocacy Advocacy in nursing, "has been a part of the ICN and ANA codes since the 1970s" (Butts, p.42). Nurses deal with unique situations on a daily basis, and it is a field where the work of nurses are never done. According to a favorite saying of Zeba Arif (2006), "Nursing is unique, nursing is 24/7" (p.1). The nurse wears many masks in terms of their roles in patient advocacy. Nursing is more than the ability to perform skills, and advocacy allows...

    Ethics, Florence Nightingale, Medical ethics 1376  Words | 4  Pages

  • Dignity in Nursing

    both major concepts in nursing practice. Indeed they are often mentioned in healthcare policies (Suhonen et al., 2009 and Baillie, 2009). Dignity and individualtiy are also basic human rights. The United Nations (1948), acknowledges that every person has the right to freedom, equality and dignity, regardless of race, gender, colour, religion, political opinon, property or other status. This essay aims to detail what both dignity and individuality are, their importance in nursing practice and the nurses...

    Autonomy, Florence Nightingale, Nurse 2677  Words | 9  Pages

  • Nursing Delivery Care System

    Journal of Advanced Nursing, 1999, 29(3), 584±591 Integrative literature reviews and meta-analyses Primary nursing: a mode of care or a philosophy of nursing? David Pontin PhD RN RSCN RHV Senior Lecturer ± Health Studies Research, Institute of Health Studies, University of Plymouth, Somerset Centre, Taunton, Somerset TAI 5YD, England. E-mail dpontin@plymouth.ac.uk Accepted for publication 19 March 1998 Journal of Advanced Nursing 29(3), 584±591 Primary nursing: a mode of care or a philosophy...

    Health care, Nurse, Nursing 6603  Words | 19  Pages

  • The Changing Image of Australian Nursing

    The Changing Image of Australian Nursing Jacqueline Bloomfield RN, CM, Dip App.Sci (Nur), BN, Grad Cert Onc Nur, Grad Dip Midwifery, MN, MCN (NSW). ABSTRACT The way in which the public perceives nursing significantly influences nurse�s role performance, job satisfaction and occupational expectations. The public image of Australian nursing has been subject to a plethora of influencing factors since health-care services were first established in this country over two centuries ago, Since its...

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Florence Nightingale, Nurse 3956  Words | 13  Pages

  • Nurse Staffing

    outcome of care. This paper will try to point out the negative effects of low nurse-to-patient ratio has on outcome of care. Like other professions that continue to face obstacles, nursing has its own obstacles that it must face from time to time. The world population increases so will the obstacles that nursing will have to face, but good administration can be used to defend the work conditions under which nurses are forced to work. Many studies have been done to point out the problem, with...

    Florence Nightingale, Health care provider, Hospital 3282  Words | 9  Pages

  • Reflective Journal

    Reflective Journal File As I write this, it is raining. As grey as the clouds are now, so were my apprehension about this assignment when it was first handed to me. I am trying my best to pen down my thoughts about this reflective journal. It seems as though time has taken a pause as I try to fit my whole life experience into the given word limit. The sessions that I had at the Cancer Council Cottage Hospice were truly informative, educative and best of all, ENRICHING! The experience was better...

    Cancer, Curative care, Health care 811  Words | 3  Pages

  • reflective journal

    Introduction Today I will be talking about the Importance of Reflective practice in Nursing Scholarship. Reflective practice is an essential skill in health professionalism. Reflective practice refers to the process of thoughtfully considering your experiences. Reflective practise allows you to consider what your strengths and weaknesses are, to identify what you need to work on, in order to perform to the best of your capability. In order to find better ways to function in the workplace properly...

    Cognition, Critical thinking, Learning 953  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reflective Journal

    What is a Reflective Journal? A reflective journal is a way of thinking in a critical and analytical way about your work in progress. It shows how different aspects of your work interconnect. The journal can record: • where your inspiration comes from • how you make use of your ideas to develop your work • your awareness of the cultural context (setting) in which you work This context includes: other artists’ work and their ideas; the ideas of critics and theorists; social, political, aesthetic...

    Critical thinking, Idea, Reasoning 572  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nursing and Reflective Practice

    but a learning experience”. (Jarvis 1992) This is a reflection on an incident that occurred during a shift on the labour ward. I have chosen Gibbs model of reflection (1988) to guide my reflective process. (Gibbs 1998) (Appendix I). Gibbs model (1998) goes through six important points to aid the reflective process, including description of incident, feelings, evaluation, analysis, conclusion and finally action plan. The advantage of Gibbs’s six-stage model is that it allows you to learn from experiences...

    Error, Hospital, Learning 1994  Words | 6  Pages

  • Reflective Journal

    Ethics Reflective Journal By KRB Health Law and Ethics HSC/478 February 6, 2012 Francis Mieczkowski, Jr The Troubled Teen This story centered on a 16 year old, Rachel, who was in labor, and accompanied to the hospital by her parents. At issue the parents were reluctant to authorize treatment or allow the nurse to provide pain medication to their daughter. Legally, the parents must authorize treatment for a child who has not reached the age of 18, but, according to Boonstra...

    Decision making, Decision theory, Ethics 932  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Reflective Journal

    A Reflective Journal It’s 2010 and e-Learning is quickly becoming the way of future learning. Via online learning you are able to eliminate barriers including distance, time and entry requirements. The same principles apply as attending a normal classroom, only you’re able to do it in the comfort of your own surroundings at your own pace. Online learning provides access to learning materials such as, i-Lectures; online links to the same lectures held in classrooms, YouTube links, online books...

    Cognition, Cognitive science, Education 1239  Words | 4  Pages

  • Reflective Journal

    professional development in their learners. Learning something that is new or different and then reflecting on what that means for a current or expected professional position can be an important outcome. Some of my students include portions of a journal or diary in a professional portfolio as a means of demonstrating to current or prospective employers their ability to critically reflect on issues. I also urge my students to incorporate such self-reflection through a journaling technique into...

    Adult education, Community college, Diary 710  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reflective Journal

    Failure to attach a form as required may result in your work not being accepted for assessment. Name | Kruti Mehta | Module Title:(e.g. [title] ): | Reflective Journal | Coursework no(e.g. 1 or 2) & type (essay, etc.), if applicable | 1 – Reflective journal | Coursework Title:(Can be abbreviated) | Reflective journal | Deadline: | 2/05/2013, 17:00 | Date Submitted: | 2/05/2013 | Word Count: | 1517 | The word count, which should preferably be calculated electronically...

    2007 singles, Coaching, Fiedler contingency model 1801  Words | 5  Pages

  • Reflective Journal

    REFLECTIVE JOURNAL WEEK 1 Topic: What are your goals and expectations of studying at Insearh? A goal is something that a person desires to achieve. Expectation is something what you think or hope will happen (Cambridge Dictionary). Each individual, group, community, or country has different goals and expectations… College students often desire to achieve multiple goals and expectations in their studies. The expectations of all students (include me) who are studying at Insearch is quite the same...

    Collective, Education, Homework 1500  Words | 4  Pages

  • Reflective Journal

    Reflective Journal Submitted to : Mr. Revi Nair For Partial Completion of: TransNational Studies (TCV1009) Submitted by: Yeung Su Hui Annabelle Matric No: 1104081C Class : T02 I, Yeung Su Hui Annabelle, declare that this work is all mine and has not been sourced from any third party or any of my earlier work, excluding cited references. Signature ___________________ Submission date: 19th October 2012 Received on: _________ (for CTS use) For tutor use only Entry 1 Entry 2 Entry 3 Entry 4 Organization...

    Culture 2292  Words | 9  Pages

  • Reflective Journal

    Reflective Journal Psychology 5/4/2013 Campus: City Campus Subject: Psychology Topic: Understanding Human Behaviour and Diversity. Table of Contents: Topic Page Rationalization 4 Cultural Assimilation due to Globalization 6 Drive Reduction Theory 8 Rationalization The Topic I chose from unit one for my Reflective Journal is Rationalization which is based on Freud’s Psychodynamic Theory. Freud’s Psychodynamic Theory of Personality...

    Culture, Defence mechanism, Id, ego, and super-ego 1651  Words | 6  Pages

  • Reflective Journal

    Reflective Journal Presentation Presentation is the practice of showing and explaining the content of a topic to an audience. Presentations come in nearly as many forms as there are life situations. In the business world, there are sales presentations, informational and motivational presentations, first encounters, interviews, briefings, status reports, image-building, and of course, the inevitable training sessions as what we had to do at the foundations of business knowledge class. Presentation...

    Simeon the Righteous 807  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reflective Journal

    Individual Reflective Journal From the course “People in organization” I learnt about the importance of people and how to value a person in the organization. This subject thought me to respect every one working in the organization and I also learnt how to manage time and stress, to resolve conflict, to communicate, to maintain relationship, to motivate and to work in diversified team. interactive sessions and presentations during the lectures and tutorials increased my confidence. After the course...

    Educational psychology, Employment, Frederick Herzberg 1067  Words | 4  Pages

  • Reflective Journal

    myself, asking for help and support should not be seen as detrimental. Reviewing what happened, realistically I need to ensure I review all models and seek advice from colleagues if I am not sure how to approach them. I have taken on board Schon’s reflective model on how you learn from experience and your teaching can improve from ensuring you develop from these action points and improve your practice. One of the modules which I taught this academic year was a lecture as a guest speaker, followed by...

    College, Collegiality, Das Model 1119  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reflective Journal

    not being your first language. Learning disabilities such as dyslexia and dyspraxia, sensory or physical impairment. Also it could be affected by bad teaching methods, bad communication, lack of handouts and lack of visual stimulation. Reflective learning is an active process that takes time and practice to perfect . It involves thinking through issues, asking questions and seeking out new information and perspectives to help understanding. It works best when you think about your actions...

    Dyslexia, Education, Educational psychology 1303  Words | 7  Pages

  • Reflective Journal

    practice of the balanced scorecard in health care services", International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 60 No.5, pp.427-45 Kunc, M., Bhandari, R. (2011), "Strategic development processes during economic and financial crisis", Management Decision, Vol. 49 No.8, pp.1343-53 Benjamin D. Et al (2012) "Strategy deployment systems within the UK healthcare sector: a case study", International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 61 Iss: 8, pp.863 - 880 ...

    Economics, Health, Health care 1065  Words | 5  Pages

  • Reflective Journals

     Daily Journals Tuesday March 5th 2013 9am - 5pm First day of placement at Churchill Meadows Dental with Dr. Pedvis. It was a really exciting and nerve raking experience. When I first walked in and met Jena the dental receptionist I couldn't help but notice how much space there was in the front office and how it had 2 computers. I was a little surprised when I found out the office was paperless, thinking that I would have to scan every piece of paper into each patients chart. One thing I...

    Cheque, Dental assistant, Dentistry 1227  Words | 4  Pages

  • Reflective Journal

    Commission. (n.d.). Sex Discrimination Ordinance and I. Retrieved from http://www.eoc.org.hk/eoc/GraphicsFolder/showcontent.aspx?content=Sex%20Discrimination%20Ordinance%20and%20I Johnson, R. D. (2003). Homosexuality: Nature or Nurture. AllPsych Journal. Klesius, M. (2011). Search for a Cure—AIDS Turns 20. National Geographic magazine. The department of Health. Knowing about HIV. (2011). Retrieved from http://www.gov.hk/en/residents/health/sexedu/aids.htm Wikipedia. (n.d.). LGBT...

    AIDS, Bisexuality, Gender 2360  Words | 7  Pages

  • Ethics Game Reflective Journal

    Ethics Game Reflective Journal HCS/478 Health Law and Ethics April 16, 2012 Judy Ceppaglia Ethics Game Reflective Journal Ethical dilemmas surface daily in professional nursing practice. Whether you work in acute care, long-term care, hospice care, ambulatory care, managed care, or public health care chances are you will be responsible for making decisions in a situation of ethical concern. The purpose of this paper is to reflect on the ethical issues presented in the Ethics Game simulation...

    Decision making, Decision making software, Decision theory 1027  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reflective Practice

    “Reflection is active, purposeful thought applied to an experience to understand the meaning of that experience for the individual” (Ashby, 2006 p.28). Reflective practice is vital to the nursing profession. Although there is little evidence based information of the benefits of reflective practice (Schutz, 2007), there are many benefits pertaining to reflective practice and resulting in a holistic patient approach and therefore nurses are able to provide better care. There are many models available to...

    Nurse, Nurse education, Nursing 897  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reflective Journal Reading

    Why should Professionals Keep Journals? On a daily, weekly, basis how many times do you really spend planning the development of your career? The majority of us would answer probably not much time at all. Whilst we should all spend a reasonable amount of time on a weekly basis, planning our futures, unfortunately, all too often the realities and pressures of our daily work and personal commitments keep us too preoccupied to spend time planning our long-term career development. Are you able...

    Application for employment, Career, Cover letter 650  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ethics Game Reflective Journal

    Ethics Game & Reflective Journal This journal contains the reflection of the Ethics Game simulation assignment. The purpose of this paper is to describe the steps and process that I used to answer the ethical questions involved in two simulation games: The case of the troubled Teen and Policies and Politics. In addition I will also discuss how these concepts relate to my workplace. The case of the Troubled Teen: This case describes the case of an unmarried, 16 year old pregnant patient (RB) admitted...

    Decision making, Decision making software, Decision theory 1049  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reflective journal nursing

    Reflective Journal Implementation of the evidence review on best practice for confirming the correct placement of nasogastric tube in patients in an acute care A nasogastric tube is inserted to a patient for medical administration, feeding and for drainage of gastric content, it is very commonly be used in the ward, especially for critically ill patients in acute care ward and the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). And according to our previous knowledge, we have learnt several methods to check the...

    Acid, Gastric acid, Litmus test 556  Words | 2  Pages

  • Ethics Game Simulation Reflective Journal

    Ethics Game Simulation Reflective Journal Ethics Game Simulation Reflective Journal Ethics is defined as “the branch of philosophy concerned with evaluating human action… meaning character, customs, or habitual uses, ethics encompasses a process of determining right conduct from wrong.” (Guido, 2010, p. 3). Nurses are confronted with numerous ethical dilemmas that are intertwined with legal issues. Concepts of ethical and legal concepts are frequently interplayed and decisions...

    Business ethics, Ethics, Human rights 916  Words | 3  Pages

  • Guidelines for Completing the Reflective Journal Templates

    Guidelines for completing the Reflective Journal Templates Studies have shown that reflection upon one’s learning is key to a full learning experience. For this reason, you will be required to keep reflective journals as part of your professional development. There are two different Reflective Journal templates. • Workshop Reflection – to be completed after attendance of each one day of workshop • Technology Reflection – to be competed after using the technology in your work practises...

    Completeness, Learning, Need to know 952  Words | 5  Pages

  • ISP Reflective Journal

    Reflective Journal Independent Study Project Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte’s novel, Jane Eyre, addresses many modern day problems regarding love including large age differences, abuse and religion, despite being set in a Victorian age. Jane was raised in an abusive family. She was without love for many years. In fact, the first time she consciously encountered love was the affection she received from Helen. Many children today face domestic abuse similar to the abuse Jane received at the Reed’s...

    Charlotte Brontë, English-language films, Governess 824  Words | 4  Pages

  • Reflective Learning Journal KEN

     Reflective Learning Journal for Industry Practicum Student Details Full Name: Kan Yin, Ken Student No: 13601156S Employment Details Company Name: The Hong Kong Jockey Club General background of the company: The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) is a non-profit organization. The net-income of HKJC donates for charity work. For the operation, it provides horse racing, sporting and gambling entertainment in Hong Kong. There are two horse races at Sha Tin and Happy...

    Customer relationship management, Customer service, Happy Valley Racecourse 983  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reflective Journal 1

     Introduction to Psychology APSS111 Reflective journal (1) Name: Zhang Jing Yi ID: 12133456d Among all the subjects and disciplines throughout the history of human beings, I believe psychology could be recognized as one that holds together the three attributes of complex, fun and amazingly close relations with life. The use of the word “amazing” stems from the initial impression I had on psychology before I set out the journey to know about it and I barely thought...

    Defence mechanism, Personality psychology, Psychoanalysis 920  Words | 5  Pages

  • Describe the Reflective Journal

    University Of Reading Study Advice Internal, open access Reflective writing This guide is part of a series looking at particular areas of learning that are relevant to practice-based study modules. It explores how to write an assignment which is based upon, or includes, reflective thinking, and has advice on: * The challenges of reflective writing * Key features of reflective writing * Using academic evidence in reflective writing * Selecting the content * Getting the language...

    Academic journal, Critical thinking, Homework 1444  Words | 6  Pages

  • Course Reflective Journal

    1.0 Introduction The concept of this reflective journal has led to my self-examination and reflecting back on the journey of exploring the different methods used in conducting business research. While doing so, I have brought myself into a realm in which the role of values in the research process becomes a topic of self-examination and issues that revolve around such concerns do indeed effect my development in many areas on a personal, academic, and professional level. 2.0 Learning experiences ...

    Learning, Management, Research 1683  Words | 5  Pages

  • Reflective Journal on negotiation

     Reflective Journal on negotiation Part 1 In the past four weeks, my study group members and me had took part in three negotiation simulations. The first one is that we are Newcastle local car dealer and want to sell used car to Japanese international student ( other group ).In this negotiation simulation, we keep our price first, let other group know the market price of this kind of car and let them give the price in their mind, then base on this price we give a 25% higher price with 1 year...

    1946, 1971, 1981 1036  Words | 5  Pages

  • Biology Practicum Reflective Journal

    Assignment Title: Reflective Journal Course Code: BIOL-455 Course Title: Biology Practicum CRN: 25233 Semester: 2nd Semester 2012-13 Student Name: Gregory Jerome James ID: 00021523 Programme: Biology Date of Submission: 26-Apr-13 Lecturer’s Name: Ms. Karyn David Pursue ones dreams is usually a piece of advice that I recall hearing uttered in a movie, but to me it’s a reality. Due to my own...

    Education 1556  Words | 4  Pages

  • Nursing Clinical Reflective Journals

    User Information Email Address: Username: Available Password: Confirm New Password: Personal Information City: State/Province/Region: Zip/Postal Code: Country: Select One... United States Afghanistan Aland Islands Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia, Plurinational...

    Australia, Caribbean, English language 646  Words | 3  Pages

  • Example of Reflective Journal

    Examples of reflective writing Example of reading log Here are some examples of reflective writing in Education, focusing on school experience rounds. EDF1302 Assessment 2: Observation and analysis While on fieldwork, I observed a number of learning situations and while doing this I took notes on the presence of pedagogical dimensions. For this piece I will be exploring the dimensions of Intellectual Quality and Supportive Classroom Environment respectively. I will begin with the description...

    Critical thinking, Diary, Education 757  Words | 3  Pages

  • Summary of a Reflective journal

    Summary of Reflective Journal There are many skills I will need to be successful in this class. One of the skills I will need is how to edit videos and photos carefully. I will need this skill when working on creating images for our print material. A strategy I can use will be to watch the ‘how to’ videos ahead of time and practice on sample images before I start my images for my project. This way I will be prepared when we start the video editing and creating the final video. Another skill I...

    Glasgow, Glasgow Queen Street railway station, Kelvingrove Park 1448  Words | 5  Pages

  • Nursing

     Nursing Education and the Issue of Change Kiara Eppinga Briar Cliff Nursing Student Nursing Education and the Issue of Change During the past 100 years the way in which healthcare is being practiced has changed considerably, and so has the need for furthering and strengthening nursing education. There are several factors that have contributed to the changes, such as an aging population, an increasing awareness of economics, new and more sophisticated...

    Academic degree, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Licensed practical nurse 1624  Words | 4  Pages

  • Reflective Journal Conflict Management

    2004 was the date of publishing the nursing duty Rota of the MMW where I am having my clinical practicum. During this day, an incident happened through which I came to know how the manager have an immense burden of responsibilities and tasks and one of them is to write the duty list; once performing this task, a lot of disagreement aroused. It was around 10 o’clock, early morning, when the in-charge distributed the duty list to the MMW, CCU, and nursing office. Once the list was hanged, all...

    Aggression, Assertiveness, Conflict 1036  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reflective Journal Sample

    Minh Nguyen Journal 4 ELC 689 February, 8th 2010 What I have learned for the first four weeks of the course has prompted me to initiate new policies in testing administration together with training workshops for teachers in my division. The aims are to work toward better quality test practice: using tests for reflection on students’ progress rather than failing or passing students and improving the present test giving practice in weak areas such as validity, reliability, wash back. My reflection...

    Assessment, Better, Education 1206  Words | 4  Pages

  • reflective

    process of reflection and reflective writing Assignment 3 in IPLU1 week B requires you to be both analytical and reflective. The Oxford Dictionary says that reflection refers to calm, lengthy and intent consideration, contemplation or musing. Essentially reflection is focused thinking of an evaluative type. Reflection involves being honest with yourself about your previous ignorance and your new learning, however enlightening or hard it was to face. Much reflective thinking takes place in your...

    Competence, Four stages of competence, Mind 541  Words | 3  Pages

  • reflective essay

    Reflective Essay The aim of this essay is to prove an understanding of my perception of reflection and how reflective practice impacts on the clinical environment and the learning process. The essay is based on my practice and training in the cardiac ward during my Foundation degree in Health and Social Care. I have selected 5 extracts from my Reflective Journal concerning a patient experiencing shortness of breath which led to a cardiac arrest. In order to be able to use this situation for my...

    Anxiety, Health care, Health care provider 2301  Words | 9  Pages

  • Reflective Nursing Case Study

    to teaching and learning methods. Oxford: further education unit, oxford polytechnic SEIDAL, H, M., BALL, J, W., DAINS, J, E., BENEDICT, G, W. (2006) Mosby’s Guide to Physical Examination. 6th edn. Philadelphia: Elsevier. SCHON, D. (1984) The Reflective Practitioner: how professionals think in action. New York: Basic Books....

    Abdominal pain, Decision making, Medical diagnosis 697  Words | 3  Pages

  • Reflection: Education and Reflective Practice

    The aim of this assignment is to give a reflective account on group presentation and the peer assessment process as well as the development of a personal action plan. It would involve using ‘The What? Model of Structured Reflection’ (Driscoll 2007) to analyse the experience of using a group designed assessment tool to assess my peers and the experience of being peer assessed. Additionally, experience of completing a group presentation would be reflected upon. A personal action plan which identifies...

    Assessment, Education, Educational psychology 1856  Words | 6  Pages

  • Nursing

    Japan Journal of Nursing Science (2008) 5, 71 doi:10.1111/j.1742-7924.2008.00111.x EDITORIAL Nursing theory – remembering our future Modern nursing theory began with Virginia Henderson in the 1960s. In her grand theory of nursing, she defined nursing as “assisting individuals to gain independence in the performance of activities contributing to health or its recovery (Henderson, 1966, p. 15). Since the 1970s, the literature on nursing theory has focused upon two levels of nursing theories:...

    Health economics, Healthcare, Medicine 666  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nursing

    What is nursing? What exactly does it mean to nurse a patient, and how has this definition changed over the past centuries? What does the discipline of nursing consist of? In this essay, I aim to attempt to answer these questions, along with the help of a myriad of nursing researchers whose studies have helped to broaden my perspective on what exactly it is that I now do for a living. I will be discussing the different types of nursing knowledge that assists us as nurses to care for patients and...

    Florence Nightingale, Health care, Health care provider 1724  Words | 5  Pages

  • Nursing

    Abstract Nursing is one of the oldest careers in history. It has grown tremendously since the beginning of the profession and strives forward in hopes to attain more advancement in the medical field. Along the years, there have been several controversies regarding nursing as a profession. In this paper we will discuss what nursing professionalism is and why we as nurses need to remain a professional icon in the occupation. This paper will also summarize two nursing articles regarding nursing professionalism...

    Diploma in Nursing, Florence Nightingale, Nurse 1326  Words | 4  Pages

  • Nursing

    Nursing Theory and Caring Nursing Theory and Caring Caring is a simple yet strong and powerful word, an abstract concept commonly found in nursing theory. Caring implies responsibilities, connections, and trust. Nurses take on the role with pride and honor. Nurses are caregivers. Many nursing theorists looked and still do look at caring as a core concept for nursing practice. Three main theorists come to mind, Jean Watson, Patricia Benner, and Kristen Swanson, when thinking about nursing and...

    Concept, Florence Nightingale, Health 1644  Words | 8  Pages

  • Critical Thinking in Nursing

    CRITICAL THINKING IN NURSING Critical thinking is defined as a reasonable, reflective thinking that is focused on deciding what to believe or do (Baker 1996).. It is an attitude of inquiry that involves the use of facts, principles, theories, abstractions, deductions, interpretations, and evaluation of arguments (Matthews, Gual 1979). The National League of Nursing anticipated the need to move from the nursing process to critical thinking in 1983 when it emphasized that nursing graduates should be...

    Critical thinking, Nurse, Nursing 728  Words | 3  Pages

  • Nursing Journal Entry

    patient’s Mother and reinforce the education I had provided previously. While caring for this patient I think I demonstrated the clinical competency of evaluating the effectiveness of the patient’s plan of care utilizing critical thinking and the nursing process and revising the patient’s plan of care. For example, this patient was responding well to his antibiotic treatment every six hours, as well as consistently taking in adequate amounts of formula with each feeding. While calculating the intake...

    Breastfeeding, Infant, Miracles 1005  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Nursing Process

    The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC, 2008) highlight that the care of patients must be a priority and to treat them as individuals. In order to achieve this nurses must use a systematic technique known as the nursing process when planning and delivering care. It originated in the USA and was introduced the UK in the 1970's in an attempt to move nursing away from traditional and task oriented care, to more evidence based and holistic approach to care (Castledine, 2011). It was clearly defined in...

    Nurse, Nursing, Nursing care plan 2192  Words | 6  Pages

  • Nursing

    |Jean Watson's Philosophy of Nursing | |This page was last updated on January 26, 2012 | |[pic] | |Introduction | |Theorist - Jean Watson was born in West Virginia, US | |Educated: BSN, University of Colorado, 1964...

    Health, Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Nurse 1681  Words | 7  Pages

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