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Reflective Practice in Nursing

Reflective Practice in Nursing

Third Edition

February 2016 | 200 pages | Learning Matters

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

What is meant by reflection and reflective practice?
Lifewide and lifelong learning and reflection
Autobiographical reflection and learning
Reflective models and frameworks
Creating space for reflection
Reflection and reflexivity
The reflective practitioner
Guided reflection and reflecting with others
Reflective writing
Using new media for reflecting
Critical reflection

Easy to understand and students are able to utilise case studies when learning. Great way to link with the NMC standards. Highly recommend.

Mrs Leanne Logan-Smith
School of Health Sciences, University of Suffolk
August 15, 2018

An excellent book, and a must for all student nurses. Easy to read format, brilliantl case studies, and activities in the book for student to use to learn about reflective practice.

Mrs Naresh Lane
Health, Northampton College
May 25, 2018

This book is really suited to novice student nurses who wish to use a single 'go to' text which explores many aspects of reflection and reflective writing.It is easy to read and thought provoking.

Mrs Lisa Jennison
Faculty of Health & Social Care, Hull University
July 4, 2017

Useful for students' academic writing skills

Mrs Lucy A Kirkham
Faculty of Health & Wellbeing, Sheffield Hallam University
November 30, 2016

This book covers a broad spectrum of reflective practise. Easy to read, clear and concise.

Mr Myles Harris
Faculty of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University
October 28, 2016

An excellent text book on using reflection within clinical practice. This book has continued to be developed and enhanced by its authors, strengthening its use by nursing students on degree programmes.

Mr Keith Booles
Faculty of Health & Science, Staffordshire University
September 23, 2016

support module content

Mr Hywel Thomas
College of Human and Health Science, Swansea University
July 26, 2016

easy to read text with clear guidance for students on reflective writing and reflective practice.

Mr Anthony John Chambers
Department of Nursing & Midwifery, Hull University
June 7, 2016

Clearly written and relevant to the students who find reflection a difficult concept

Mr Stuart Anthony Baker
School of Care Sciences, University of South Wales (Glamorgan)
June 7, 2016

suitable for novice and more experienced practitioner
cover s whole process
provides range of flexiblepractice activities
Sets scene for lifelong learning -Plan to use with education students too

Miss Claire louise emery
FHSCE, St. George's, University of London
May 23, 2016

Lioba Howatson-Jones

Dr. Lioba Howatson-Jones is a Senior Lecturer in Nursing and Applied Clinical Studies teaching on pre-registration, post-registration and Masters level courses at Canterbury Christ Church University. Lioba’s clinical nursing background is mainly in acute nursing and practice development. She has taught at the University since 2003 and has a particular interest in assessment and decision-making. Her research interests are in exploring nurses’ learning and academic development. Lioba has published on these and clinical topics since 1999. More About Author

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ISBN: 9781473919297