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Reflective Practice in Nursing

Reflective Practice in Nursing

Fourth Edition

March 2019 | 240 pages | Learning Matters
Reflective practice enables nursing students to make sense of, and learn from, the experiences they have each day and if nurtured properly can provide skills that they will come to rely on throughout their nursing careers. Using clear language and insightful examples, scenarios and case studies, the new fourth edition of this bestselling book shows readers what reflection is, why it is so important and how they can use it to improve their nursing practice.

Key features include:
*All chapters linked to the new 2018 NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses
*Updated learning features such as activities and case studies to help students apply the theory to practice.
Chapter 1: What is meant by reflection and reflective practice?
Chapter 2: Lifewide, lifelong and life-deep learning and reflection
Chapter 3: Autobiographical reflection and learning
Chapter 4: Reflective models and frameworks
Chapter 5: Creating space for reflection
Chapter 6: Reflection and reflexivity
Chapter 7: The reflective practitioner
Chapter 8: Guided reflection and reflecting with others
Chapter 9: Reflective writing
Chapter 10: Using new media for reflecting
Chapter 11: Critical reflection

This is a good resource to introduce nursing student to reflective practice.

Mrs Joanne Learney
Department of Health Studies, University of Suffolk
April 27, 2022

useful resource to aid students developing their reflective practice

Ms Marsha louise Evans
Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences, Birmingham City University
May 27, 2022

Great book which clearly demonstrates all aspects of reflective practice. This provided our students with the information on how to write reflective accounts and why this is done

Mrs Margaret Bull
School Of Care Studies, West Herts College
July 5, 2021

This is an excellent text book that clearly describes what reflective is and clearly illustrates how it links to nursing practice.

Dr Peter Jennings
Social Work and Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University
April 30, 2021

Empowers students to identify the importance of reflection in their nursing practice.

Deborah Hylton
School of Health & Social Care, London South Bank University
September 9, 2021

Have already suggested order of 3 books to the library for the ACCESS to Nursing and Midwifery for the Reflective Practitioner unit.
Useful activities.

Mrs Susan Wakeham
Health, Social Care & Early Years Dept, Warwickshire College
December 2, 2019

A concise and reflective book. It captures the essence of this important topic

Mr Neil G Loach
Health and Social Care at Derby, Derby University
November 2, 2020

This offers a clear and well-structured overview of theories and principles of reflective practice. Carefully linked to competences and practice standards, this should be really useful for students to get to grips with the tricky concepts of reflection, reflective practice and reflexivity. Definitions are accessible and the case studies offer students a chance to apply the concepts in a formative way.

Ms Colette Eaton
School of Community Health and Midwifery, University of Central Lancashire
August 9, 2019

great book up to date with NMC standards and a book for life in terms of nursing career

Miss Sandra Fender
Cardiff School of Nursing & Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University
September 8, 2020

Essential reading for our first assignment about reflective practice.

Mrs Karen Hudson
School Of Health & Human Sciences, Essex University
July 15, 2019

Philip Esterhuizen

Dr Philip Esterhuizen was a Lecturer in the School of Healthcare at the University of Leeds where he taught undergraduate and postgraduate students. After professional experience in a number of countries, his work included nurses at all levels where he taught and facilitated learning in a wide range of settings. By incorporating personal philosophies of care and caring into the facilitated sessions he supported reflection, promoted awareness and stimulated the development of personal caring attitudes in relation to the individual practitioner’s daily experiences. Reflection and reflective practice have been central to Philip’s research,... More About Author