Reflective Practice

A Guide for Nurses and Midwives
Author: Beverley J. Taylor
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780335217434
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 226
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Reflection is taught as a means for nurses to understand the impact of their actions. This practical guide shows nurses and midwives how to develop their reflective skills and how to sustain reflective practice throughout their career.

Reflective Practice

A Guide for Nurses and Midwives
Author: Beverley J. Taylor
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 258
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"This practical guide shows nurses and midwives how to develop a reflective approach to their work and how to sustain reflective practice throughout their professional lives." "Bev Taylor acknowledges the issues faced by practitioners in bureaucratic work settings with time constraints and regulated routines, and shows how reflection can help professionals deal with the complexity of their working lives. Readers are given a 'kitbag' of strategies they can use to get started." "She describes how developing a reflective practice is part of learning how to value yourself as a nurse or midwife, and as a person. Throughout the book she provides real examples of reflective writing from nurses and midwives, and shows how these professionals have been able to improve their skills as a result of being alert to their practice."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Reflective Practice For Healthcare Professionals

A Practical Guide
Author: Taylor, Beverley
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335238351
Category: Medical
Page: 228
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This popular book provides practical guidance for healthcare professionals wishing to reflect on their work and improve the way they undertake clinical procedures, interact with other people at work and deal with power issues. The new edition has been broadened in focus from nurses and midwives exclusively, to include all healthcare professionals.

Enabling Learning in Nursing and Midwifery Practice

A Guide for Mentors
Author: Sue West,Tim Clark,Melanie Jasper
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470697911
Category: Medical
Page: 268
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With current Government targets to increase health and social care practitioners, there is an increased need for informed mentors and preceptors to support the development of the students and new health professionals. Enabling learning in nursing and midwifery practice: A guide for mentorsseeks to underpin recent mentoring initiatives, exploring the impact of mentoring, supervision and preceptorship on professional practice, covering principles that underpin effective learning and providing practical guidance on mentoring and assessment strategies within practice settings. Enabling learning in nursing and midwifery practice: A guide for mentorsaddresses the inter-professional and policy context for mentorship, examines the nature of effective learning environments and provides mentors with the necessary tools to assist students in their development within a practice setting. It explores the use of reflective practice, virtual learning and other core resources to enhance and support learning in practice and addresses assessing practice, making correct judgements about student competence and the development of competence in newly qualified practitioners. Enabling learning in nursing and midwifery practice: A guide for mentorsis an important resource text for practitioners seeking to support learning in practice as well as experienced mentors and preceptors seeking to update their skills and understanding. Key features * Evidence-based, practical guide to effective mentoring and preceptorship * Integrates theory and practice * Addresses the context of learning in practice and the challenges of clinical supervision * Promotes understanding of the importance of assessing practice and managing the mentoring process * Equips mentors to enable students and newly qualified staff to gain confidence and expertise * Includes activities, points for reflection and examples from practice

Writing Skills for Nursing and Midwifery Students


Author: Dena Bain Taylor
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446271455
Category: Medical
Page: 216
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Nursing and midwifery students are required to communicate in writing in a variety of forms, for a variety of potential audiences including their colleagues, allied health professionals, administrators and, most importantly, their patients and the public. Dena Bain Taylor is an experienced teacher of writing and critical skills across the range of allied health professions, and understands the types of writing nursing and midwifery students do and the writing issues they face. Her accessible, straightforward book - tailored specifically to the content and conventions of nursing and midwifery curricula - teaches students to write persuasively and correctly, both to support them in their courses and to prepare them for their professional careers. The book: - offers practical strategies for using language to achieve clear, persuasive writing; - provides clear explanations of underlying principles; - contains samples of good and improvable writing, leading the student step-by-step through the whole writing process; - focuses on the genres and styles of writing that nursing and midwifery students are typically asked for. With regular summaries, learning aids, checklists and a glossary of key terms, nursing and midwifery students at all levels will find this book easy to follow and handy to refer to for help with the writing they need to do throughout their course.

Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students


Author: Julio Gimenez
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230366287
Category: Medical
Page: 224
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The new edition of this popular book combines the theory and practice of academic writing for nursing and midwifery students. Developing understanding of the basics of academic writing and cognitive processes such as reflection and critical thinking, this text is an invaluable resource for learners at all levels.

Reflective Practice in Nursing


Author: Lioba Howatson-Jones
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473967708
Category: Medical
Page: 200
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Would you like to develop some strategies to manage knowledge deficits, near misses and mistakes in practice? Are you looking to improve your reflective writing for your portfolio, essays or assignments? Reflective practice enables us to make sense of, and learn from, the experiences we have each day and if nurtured properly can provide skills that will you come to rely on throughout your nursing career. Using clear language and insightful examples, scenarios and case studies the third edition of this popular and bestselling book shows you what reflection is, why it is so important and how you can use it to improve your nursing practice. Key features: · Clear and straightforward introduction to reflection directly written for nursing students and new nurses · Full of activities designed to build confidence when using reflective practice · Each chapter is linked to relevant NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters

A Handbook for Caring Science

Expanding the Paradigm
Author: William Rosa, MS, RN, AGPCNP-BC, ACHPN, FCCM, Caritas Coach,Sara Horton-Deutsch, PhD, RN, PMHCNS, FAAN, ANEF,Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826133894
Category: Medical
Page: 900
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A monumental compendium of Caring Science past, present, and future This groundbreaking work is an encyclopedic reference on the full spectrum of Human Caring Science. With contributions from highly accomplished scholars and practitioners from six continents, it spans the evolution of Caring Science from its origins 40 years ago through its ongoing innovation and development and into the future. Comprehensive and in-depth, this resource brings multigenerational perspectives to Caring Science and demonstrates its ethical nursing applications across cross-cultural settings worldwide. The book’s broad scope embodies the paradigm’s theoretical foundations, guidance from Caring Science educators and researchers, and practice insights from expert clinicians and administrators. It offers strategies to influence meaningful policy change, integrate principles throughout cross-cultural and global settings, and introduces inspiring voices from luminaries in coaching, Caring Science creative arts, spirituality, and self-care. The text clearly demonstrates how theories, frameworks, and paradigms are directly integrated into practice, research, and educational settings. Scholarly narratives and discourses on Caring Science will facilitate understanding of how to transform systems with a caring consciousness and ethically informed action. Chapters, consistently formatted to promote ease of comprehension, include exemplars with reflective questions and references. Key Features: Traces the history of Caring Science and merges it with current and future perspectives Provides a “how-to” guide for understanding the integration of theories, frameworks, and paradigms into practice, research, and education Distills a vision of how to transform systems with a caring consciousness and a commitment to ethically informed action Enables readers to cross-reference Caring Science leaders across specialties Illustrates Caring Science practice through case studies, examples, and discourses Supports hospitals in procuring or maintaining ANCC Magnet certification Identifies research and practice opportunities for readers to integrate Caring Science into their professional milieus

Profiles and Portfolios

A guide for nurses and midwives
Author: Cathy Hull,Liz Redfern
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1349133663
Category: Medicine
Page: 170
View: 1910
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This handbook will help all nurses and midwives who have to complete a personal profile or portfolio. The authors have assumed no prior knowledge of the subject and the book covers a wide range of topics related to constructing a profile. These topics include explaining the terminology, the theory underpinning this type of learning, reflective practice for beginners, getting started with a profile and how to facilitate others who are working with a profile. The book successfully brings together the theory and the practice of working with a profile.

Becoming a Reflective Practitioner


Author: Christopher Johns
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111868723X
Category: Medical
Page: 360
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From Reviews of the second edition: 'Christopher Johns is an internationally recognised pioneer of reflective practice in nursing and health care. The first edition of this book was an excellent resource and this updated version is equally impressive. This is a superb resource for nurses and all those eager to enhance their knowledge and skills in reflective practice. It is well presented, user-friendly and stimulating.' Nursing Standard Becoming a Reflective Practitioner is a practical guide to using reflection in every day clinical practice. It explores the value of using models of reflection, with particular reference to Christopher Johns' own model for structured reflection. Becoming a Reflective Practitioner includes accounts of everyday practice to guide the reader through the stages of reflective practice within the context of care, 'desirable practice', and the caring relationship. This third edition reflects significant developments in reflective theory and gives greater attention to different approaches to reflection including the use of narrative dialogue. New chapters are included on ensuring quality and managing conflict. Exemplars are included throughout and further references and reflected reading are included at the end of each chapter. Reflective practice is acknowledged as an effective approach to developing nursing care which evolves as the practitioner develops his or her own practice. This book will therefore be of interest to all nurses involved in developing their clinical practice. A practical guide to developing reflective practice Reflects significant developments in reflective theory Examines Christopher Johns’ own model for structured reflection Centred on care and the caring relationship Challenges practitioners to question their practice

Developing Reflective Practice

A Guide for Students and Practitioners of Health and Social Care
Author: Natius Oelofsen
Publisher: Lantern Publications
ISBN: 9781908625014
Category: Medical
Page: 228
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From Reviews: "...In this book the clinical psychologist Natius Oelofsen describes the processes of learning and the three-step reflective cycle, explaining how keeping a reflective journal offers insights into self and behaviour, and using critical analysis to reflect on even ordinary, everyday incidents. He shows how the insights of understanding help our interactions with patients and colleagues. Reflection helps us work together, offer support and see where we are able to fit in as team members. The chapter 'All for one and one for all: building supportive teams' is particularly illuminating. There is so much in this book, including getting the most from supervision, ethical issues and dealing with work-based stress, as well as exercises, activities and case examples." Nursing Standard, Vol. 26, No. 48, August 2012 "Developing Reflective Practice is a thorough and concise book enabling students, qualified nurses and any other health professional to become confident reflective practitioners within their own field.... A well-written and educational tool particularly for a nursing student and even a social work student." Nursing Times, 11 October 2012 Developing Reflective Practice is suitable for students and practitioners in a variety of fields, including nursing, psychology, social work, therapeutic child care, and education. What all of these fields have in common is that practitioners deal with fundamental human needs such as physical and mental health, housing, and education. Students on placement as well as qualified and experienced practitioners can benefit from reading this book and working through the reflective exercises that accompany the text. The goal of the book is to help the reader feel confident and competent when confronted with complex and emotionally demanding situations in the workplace. By working through the numerous and varied activities and exercises detailed in this book, the reader will acquire the skills needed to make sense of their experiences in a professional context.

Counselling Skills For Nurses, Midwives And Health Visitors


Author: Freshwater, Dawn
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335207812
Category: Psychology
Page: 121
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This book examines contemporary developments in nursing and health care in relation to the fundamental philosophy of counselling, the practicalities of counselling and relevant theoretical underpinnings. Community nurses often find themselves in situations which require in-depth listening and responding skills: for example, in helping people come to terms with chronic illness, disability and bereavement.

Safeguarding and Protecting Children, Young People and Families

A Guide for Nurses and Midwives
Author: Gill Watson,Sandra Rodwell
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 144629739X
Category: Medical
Page: 216
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Safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children is a statutory duty for all nurses and midwives. This book helps equip student nurses and midwives with the confidence, knowledge and skills needed for working with families to support and protect children. It covers the full spectrum of safeguarding work, from professional issues such as boundaries and confidentiality through to attachment and communication. Key features: -A clear explanation of the policy and key theories informing safeguarding work. -Consideration of the common challenges you are likely to face, such as vulnerability in pregnancy, domestic violence and parenting capacity. -Reflective activities and case histories which help you to develop and enhance your own practice. The book also considers multi-agency working and includes important coverage on professional issues like boundaries, confidentiality, referral and accountability. Written with clarity and accuracy, the authors have produced an important resource suitable for any nurse or midwife preparing to work with children and families.

Nurses Reflection Diary

Revalidation
Author: Jane Coombs
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781517428716
Category:
Page: 94
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Nurses Reflective Diary for Revalidation From 2016 all nurses and midwives who practice in the UK will need to undergo a system of revalidation. One part of the revalidation process will be for nurses and midwives to contemplate five instances of their nursing practice that link to the nurses national code of practice. And, from that reflection, consider ways of improving their professional practice. Diary and Workbook for Nurses This workbook provides a framework to first describe the incident, then link the incident to the Code of Practice, and finally show how the incident could be improved further. After five reflections and for your next revalidation, you can ask your professional nurse supervisor to sign the workbook template, indicating they have seen and approved your reflective diary. This signed document is scanned or copied and inserted into your continuing professional development (CPD) portfolio. Never Search for Piece of Paper Again The workbook for reflection is designed for a revalidation's, which covers a period of over 10 years. Now nurses will be able to show their professionalism and development in one simple, easy to use, easy to keep and find dairy and workbook. There is also references and website links for further advice; but the real beauty is that this nurse reflection diary is a stand alone document to keep with you for the next 12 years of your practice as a nurse or midwife.

Transforming Nursing Through Reflective Practice


Author: Christopher Johns,Dawn Freshwater
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
ISBN: 9781405114578
Category: Medical
Page: 187
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Summary: Focusing on transforming nursing through practice, education and research of reflective practice, the contributors address distinctions between theoretical reflection and practical application.

Bailliere's Study Skills for Nurses and Midwives E-Book


Author: Sian Maslin-Prothero
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702049360
Category: Medical
Page: 364
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Whether you are a first time student or returning to study, it can seem very daunting. This book can help you get the most from studying and shows how to make good use of your time and achieve success. This 4th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. It demonstrates how to develop and build on existing strengths and experiences to get the most out of any course. Using a down-to-earth and user-friendly style, it concentrates on what you need to know. It can help you to: • get the most from reading and lectures • access libraries • use the Internet and databases • develop IT skills • learn through reflection • develop a portfolio • prepare assignments • get the most from placements. activities reflection points case studies annotated further reading useful websites This new edition reflects recent changes in nursing and midwifery policy and practice including aspects such as ePortfolios, the European Computer Driving Licence and podcasts The majority of the chapters have been rewritten with either a student, or a practitioner to reflect the need for greater evidence of practice and its importance to midwifery and nursing students. More emphasis on clinical nursing and midwifery practise by relating skills to clinical placements and employment with a new chapter on Clinical Skills. New chapter on ‘Getting ready to study’

Contexts of Nursing

An Introduction
Author: John Daly,Sandra Speedy,Debra Jackson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729579255
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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Contexts of Nursing 3e builds on the strengths of previous editions and continues to provide nursing students with comprehensive coverage of core ideas and perspectives underpinning the practice of nursing. The new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. New material on Cultural Awareness and Contemporary Approaches in Nursing has been introduced to reflect the realities of practice. Nursing themes are discussed from an Australian and New Zealand perspective and are supported by illustrated examples and evidence. Each chapter focuses on an area of study within the undergraduate nursing program and the new edition continues its discussions on history, culture, ethics, law, technology, and professional issues within the field of nursing. update and revised with strong contributions from a wide range of experienced educators from around Australia & New Zealand new Chapter 17 Becoming a Nurse Leader has been introduced into the third edition to highlight the ongoing need of management in practice Chapter 20 Cultural Awareness Nurses working with indigenous people is a new chapter which explores cultural awareness, safety and competence Chapter 22 Using informatics to expand awareness engages the reader on the benefits of using technology evidence-based approach is integrated throughout the text learning objectives, key words and reflective questions are included in all chapters

Professional Skills in Nursing

A Guide for the Common Foundation Programme
Author: Rita Debnath
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446206114
Category: Medical
Page: 224
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"Students will find Rita Debnath's Professional Skills in Nursing a great introduction to the challenges of developing their clinical skills." - Mike Parkinson, Edinburgh Napier University What do I need to learn in order to progress through my course? How do I achieve the best possible patient-care? Professional Skills for Nurses answers both of these questions and supports the development of key nursing skills underpinned by theory. Designed specifically to meet the needs of nursing students in the initial stages of training, the book focuses on the essential knowledge and skills needed for effective patient-care while at the same time helping students to achieve the NMC outcomes required for entry into branch programmes. Each chapter focuses on a key aspect of nursing care backed up with - practical tips, - examples drawn from all branches of nursing, and - a range of study activities to help you reflect on your learning and get the most from practice placements. Key themes in healthcare such as ethics, evidence-based practice and health promotion are discussed throughout the book, highlighting how these relate to everyday nursing practice. Focusing on the core skills covered in the initial stages of training, Professional Skills in Nursing is the ideal introduction for students during the Common Foundation Programme.

Critical Reflection for Nursing and the Helping Professions

A User's Guide
Author: Gary Rolfe,Dawn Freshwater,Melanie Jasper
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
ISBN: 9780333777954
Category: Introspection
Page: 194
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Critical reflection, like all practice-based skills, can only be mastered by doing it. This practical user's guide takes the reader through a structured and coherent course in reflective practice, with frequent reflective writing exercises, discussion breaks and suggestions for further reading. With chapters on individual and group supervision, reflective writing, research and education, this book will be of interest to students and practitioners at all levels of nursing, midwifery, health visiting and social work.

Reflective Practice in Nursing


Author: Chris Bulman,Sue Schutz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118307771
Category: Medical
Page: 272
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From reviews of previous editions: 'This excellent book provides useful guidance on the use of reflection in practice.... a helpful addition to any nursing library.’ Primary Health Care '…an excellent investment in any nurses’ library portfolio.' Journal of Advanced Nursing 'An extremely welcome addition to nursing's literature on thoughtful, knowledgeable practice.' Nursing Times 'This is an excellent practical guide to reflective practice…I would highly recommend this book to all practice teachers and students.' Journal of Practice Nursing The ability to reflect on practice has become a competency demanded of every healthcare professional in recent years. It can be a daunting prospect- but this practical and accessible text guides the way, using the latest research and evidence to support the development of skills in reflective practice and provides help and advice on how to get started, how to write reflectively and how to continue to use reflective practice in everyday situations. This fifth edition of Reflective Practice in Nursing is an indispensable guide for students and practitioners alike who wish to learn more about reflective practice, as well as containing essential information for teachers and lecturers.