... middle of paper ...
...nursing. New York: Wiley.
Parse, R. R. (1998). Living the art of Human Becoming. In The Human Becoming school of thought: A perspective for nurses and other health professionals (pp. 68-73). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.
Parse, R. R., Bournes, D. A., Barrett, E. A. M., Malinski, V. M., & Phillips, J. R. (1999). A better way: 10 things health professionals can do to move toward a more personal and meaningful system. On Call, 2 (8), 14-17.
Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (2006). Client centered care. Retrieved October 7.2011, from http://www.rnao.org/Storage/15/932_BPG_CCCare_Rev06.pdf
Stickley, T., & Freshwater, D. (2006). The art of listening in the therapeutic relationship. Mental Health Practice, 9 (5), 12-18.
Whittemore R. (2000). Graduate student scholarship. Consequences of not "knowing the patient". Clinical Nurse Specialist. 14(2), 75-81.
Need Writing Help?
Get feedback on grammar, clarity, concision and logic instantly.Check your paper »
- Introduction: In this essay I shall make a critical comparison of different theories and approaches of community organising. By focusing on main aspects of Paulo Freire and Saul Alinsky’s models of community organising I shall discuss how applicable these models are in the UK. By drawing examples from experiences of applying Root Solution Listening Matters (RSLM) and Participatory Action Research (PAR) frameworks in my practice. I shall demonstrate relationships and differences between the two.... [tags: Freire and Alinsky's models]
2939 words (8.4 pages)
- This paper will reflect upon and explore a critical incident which occurred whilst attending a clinical placement. Reflective practice has become very popular over the last few decades throughout a variety of professions. In some professions it has become one of the defining features of competence. The wide spread utilization of reflective practice is due to the fact that it ‘rings true’ (Loughran, 2000). Within different disciplines, what is understood by reflective practice varies considerably (Fook et al, 2006).... [tags: Reflection Upon Nursing Skills]
2672 words (7.6 pages)
- A Reflection on Developing Critical Thinking Skills in Nursing Education. The after-degree nursing program at the University of Alberta provides a wide collection of different learning experiences that help to support the transition from nursing student to professional practice. In order to be successful in this program, students will need to develop sound critical thinking skills as this will assist them in making clinical decisions and providing safe patient care. Critical thinking is a conscious judgment that leads one to interpret, analyze, infer and explain evidence (Bittencourt & Da Gracia, 2012).... [tags: Nursing, Critical thinking, Nurse, Skill]
1797 words (5.1 pages)
- Uncanny Networks: Dialogues with the Virtual Intelligentsia - Challenging Conceptions of Information Society This book is a collection of thirty-five interviews that examine the various political, ideological, and theoretical opinions of significant media and cultural theorists, critics, artists, and philosophers from the past decade, on the topic of the blurring of distinctions between cultural theory and information. The interviewer, Geert Lovink, is a media theorist, former editor of the new media arts magazine Mediamatic, founder of Nettime mailing lists, the cofounder of the online community server Digital City, and the author of Dark Fiber: Tracking Critical Internet Culture (MIT Pre... [tags: Uncanny Networks Dialogues Virtual Intelligentsia]
754 words (2.2 pages)
- The objective of this assignment is to explore and reflect upon a situation from a clinical placement. Reflective techniques will be used to reveal how well or badly the situation was handled. And how the incident, and the reflection has influenced personal learning and professional practice in relation to nursing care. According to Hogston and Simpson (2002, p398) reflection is "a process of reviewing an experience of practice in order to better describe, analyse and evaluate, and so inform learning about practice".... [tags: Critical Analysis of an Incident]
2406 words (6.9 pages)
- To what extent do you consider that you have already started to develop the approaches of a critical practitioner. Analyse and evaluate your progress using examples from your work to illustrate your arguments. Introduction For the purpose of this assignment I will consider how I have already started to develop as a ‘Critical Practitioner’. By this statement I would put forward how I am being ‘open minded’, use a ‘reflective approach’ that takes account of ‘different perspectives, experiences and assumptions’ (Glaister cited in the reader pg 8).... [tags: Reflection ]
2278 words (6.5 pages)
- While the semester is over and the deadline has expired, I thought I would write this to express my true intended thoughts. The goals I set for myself are plenty. There are goals that I am very passionate about. For one, I took a public speaking course this spring semester and loved it. In the letter I wrote that by the end of it I wanted to become someone who could take risks and be a confident individual. Slowly but surely I’m growing into that person. There was a lot of things I wrote that made me realize how upset I was with the person I used to be.... [tags: Thought, Critical thinking, Writing]
785 words (2.2 pages)
- Critical thinking is a significant and essential topic in recent education. The strategy of critical thinking skills helps identify areas in one's courses as the suitable place to highlight, expand and use some problems in exams that test students' critical thinking skills. Critical thinking means accurate thinking in the search of appropriate and dependable knowledge about the world. Another way to describe it is sensible, insightful, responsible, and skillful thinking that is focused on deciding what to believe or do.... [tags: Critical Thinking Essays]
587 words (1.7 pages)
- Hello Prof. Hewitt, and class. First of all let me start off by saying I never knew that there was a difference in thinking and critical thinking. I thought that thinking was thinking, in the unit six reading I found a whole new method to the way I make decisions. We all make decisions every day, I guess I never took the time to realize that there were steps involved. After reading this unit I realized how much of a critical thinker I am and how much I use this process that I never even knew about.... [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Reasoning, Logic]
724 words (2.1 pages)
- “The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival” (Aristotle, n.d.) Reflection is a process that begins with looking back on a situation thinking about it, learning from it and then using the new knowledge to help you in similar situations in the future. We need to evaluate through reflection to examine whether change is needed. We can then decide what action is needed and what we would do the next time we are faced with a similar situation.... [tags: Learning, Nursing, Reflections]
1050 words (3 pages)