After I have gone around and done a check and answered a few call bells I started preparing to hand out the night time medication. I was looking for affirmation which was lacking within me. I also learnt that some difficult questions could be asked in better way by substituting the tough term with other simpler terms. I have chosen Gibbs model of reflection 1988 to guide my reflective process. However, you must remember that you are writing an academic assignment.
I have made up my mind that now I will make an action plan that will help me to show my efforts to my mentors. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Critical thinking, Goal 1126 Words 3 Pages the contribution of reflective practice for clinical nursing. Thorne 1988 reported that patients perceived that communication with health care professionals was important in enhancing care quality. Self- reflection helps the nurses to learn about the actual practices of the profession and helps them to evaluate their own practice and performance. Unlike many other models with the exception of Boud Gibbs model takes in to account the. The two main types of professional reflection are reflection-on-action and reflection-in-action Somerville and Keeling, 2004.
There are a different models of reflection. Instead, I used it as a checklist. Finally I will apply Gibbs 1988 model of reflective practice when discussing a comment I made to a patient whom I shall refer to as David a seventy two year old gentleman during a multi-disciplinary team meeting known as ward round. I tried not to let him know what I was thinking and behave like a professional. Reflection is seen as an influential resource of seeing accustomed events as fresh and inspiring. Jacobsson et al 2004 asserts that food psychologically, can be associated with positive feelings of well-being and comfort or it can be associated with negative feelings of sorrow or burden.
Download file to see next pages Read More. I feel that the patient was able to open up more to me because he sensed my sympathy for him and his situation. Feelings In this section, you have to give a thought to the feelings and thoughts you have about the experience. I discussed the patient with my assistants. Taylor 2000 suggests that, to reflect on action from an event, we must remember our thoughts and memories. This event clearly caused undue anxiety to both the patient and members of the public, in addition to the members of staff who bore witness to the incident. One of the models of reflection will provide the framework for this essay.
The care assistants were reluctant to engage with the nursing process rendering some specific measurements as ineffectual compromising the eventual Waterlow score. She said she would put the BiPap machine back immediately after the breakfast, and it would not be long. Description The first clinical placement for my first semester of bachelor of nursing was in an old age home. Predominantly reflection is done when an error has occurred. For confidentiality purposes, I will name my family member as Estelita who is a fifty five year old female. Although, simultaneously I needed to focus on the case infront of me and not get too carried away as the patient can.
Order of the meeting was as follows: at the outset a brief description of the patient was given by deputy sister. According to Statistics Canada one in nine patients admitted to Canadian hospitals acquire an infection as a result of their hospital. The first stage sets the scene of the reflection by asking for a description of the event, the second stage looks at what the practitioner was thinking and feeling thirdly is the evaluation stage, the fourth stage involves an analysis that enables the practitioner to try. Assessment practices are the underpinnings of two areas of knowledge. Dermatology Online Journal, 17 1. Analysis of feelings, evaluation of the experience, analysis to make sense of the experience, conclusion and action plan where other options are considered and reflection upon experience to examine what you would do if the situation arose again Gibbs 1998.
However, when my anger subsided, I reflected on the whole situation and sadly admitted that I was the one at fault. The reason is that it is unprofessional to discuss the medical things in front of the patient. This is a reflective essay that should be tailored to suit the purpose. But I realized that the nurse did not explain to Mrs. For this reflection I shall be reflecting on teams roles. Within my previous occupation as a health care assistant. It was then that it finally dawned on me what I was doing and I immediately stopped.
The facilitated learning topic was determined by speaking with the student and was also a reflection of the student's learning contract. It will be expounded and distinguish Reflection in action and Reflection on action. Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Critical thinking, Nurse 913 Words 3 Pages Reflection on action Introduction Reflection now a days is very important in health practises as it allows the practitioners to gain understandings from their professional and personal experiences. This approach helps these experts in reflection. Upon arrival we read her notes which highlighted significant aphasia and difficulties with communication. Although traditional lecture courses may be adequate for disseminating a large body of content to several students, these one-way exchanges mostly promote superficial and passive learning Goose, 2017.
In this paper, I am going to reflect on the situation that took place during the interview session of my first clinical in an old age home. Activities of Daily Living 5. One of them is Johns 1994 model of reflection, this model is based on five cue questions: description, reflection, influencing factors, alternative strategies and learning. I believe that, as a result of this, I moved some accountability to my senior colleague. X then returned to my work. In order to help me with my reflection I have chosen Gibbs 1988 , as the model to help guide my reflective process.
I must also learn how to treat the patient as an individual with their own individual needs and concerns Taylor et al. Later, I spoke to my mentor about the incident. I failed to develop the partnership more and relied on my mentor too much when I conversed with the carer. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 42 12 , pp. Then I started to analyse the whole situation, and think about what I should do differently.