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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

This is to read book provides useful information on how reflective practice can support nurses. This is a really easy book to understand and apply to practice.

Mrs Donna Stephanie Lewis
School of Health (Burton), Wolverhampton University
October 30, 2016

Chapters easy to read and well explained. Scenarios are interesting and the activities useful. Chapter 7, The Reflective Practitioner, is useful and informative.

Mrs Suzanne Banford
Faculty of Health & Social Care, Edge Hill University
March 23, 2016

Reflection and reflective writing are essential skills for nurses to acquire. This textbook provides an insight into these skills and strategies students can use to help develop them

Mrs Karen Hayward
School of Nursing,Midwifery & Interper, University Campus Suffolk
March 31, 2016

My favourite subject, and this is an excellent text, I have recommended this to my colleagues as well as my students

Miss Maria Nolan Fortune
Career Education , Portobello Institute
July 1, 2016

Excellent introduction to the importance and relevance of reflective practice and it's role in the development of best practice and high-quality care.

Miss Laura Guest
School Of Care Studies, West Herts College
October 9, 2015

An updated excellent resource for all nurses and associate practitioners. Clearly mapped to the NMC standards.

Mrs Susan Jean Holmes
Department of Work Based Learning, Canterbury Christ Church University
May 12, 2016

This book simplifies reflective practice, allowing the student to grasp understanding of reflection and what this may mean within the clinical setting. I personally like the activities allowing the student to build confidence throughout the book.

Miss Stacey Glenn
Health and Social Care at Derby, Derby University
December 22, 2015

Well formulated and informative

Mrs Janette Barker
H.E Care, Grimsby Institute of HE & FE
October 1, 2015

An easy read for the novice student nurse, a practical guide to assist reflective practice for the first time and offers tips to carry this out.

Ms carol-anne westwell
Nursing & Midwifery, Bangor University
March 8, 2016

Reflection is so important in nursing, this book describes and teaches reflection in the most accessible way possible, making it suitable for both students and experienced staff alike.

Mrs Kate Harrison
Education Centre 1, Lancashire Teaching Hospital
December 22, 2015

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

Also available as a South Asia Edition.

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ISBN: 9781473919297