Q: Reflect on your clinical experiences this semester in both clinical and lab. Discuss your experiences, both positive and negative related to YOUR personal experience in your practice as a novice nurse. Identify what you did well and opportunities for improvement. What can you do to ensure you are a safe, competent, skilled, and compassionate practitioner?
The purpose of the reflective journal is to give the student the opportunity to develop reflection of self, therapeutic use of self, and reflection of relationship, assessment skills and therapeutic communication with another person. The student may use the following formats for reflection (it is to be written in one of these formats only); all concepts from the reflection model MUST be utilized:
Johns’ Model of Reflection
Carper’s Ways of Knowing
Sister Roach’s Six C’s of Caring
Boud’s Model of Reflection