Model Of Reflection In Nursing

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The professional value that I have chosen to reflect on from my practice is based on privacy and dignity for a patient admitted in the hospital. To enhance my reflection development, Driscoll (2007) model of reflection; What? So what? Now what? will be apply. According to (Lowenstein, Bradshaw, and Fuszard, 2004), reflection is the method of analysing and reviewing one’s practice as a nurse, with the aim of improving one’s interactive skills with both patient and colleagues. Reflection is a method of re-evaluating practice accounts and providing substitute tactics to doing things (Howatson-Jones, 2016). Reflection is a vital learning tools which can progress on innovative knowledge (O'Carroll, Park and Nicol, 2007) and enables …show more content…

Alfred is a 65 years old man and was admitted with diarrhoea and generally unwell to the hospital. In the process of his admission he was isolated in a side room to prevent and reduce any risk of spreading infection. Alfred was a barrier nursed because he had clostridium difficile. He was isolated to lessen the hazard of spread of infections to other patients, visitors, and healthcare staff. Appropriate personal protective clothing such as aprons, gloves are to be worn before contact with him. Proper hand washing with soap and alcohol based hand gel was meant to be used before and after contact with Alfred to reduce transmission of infection. He requested for toileting and asked me to bring him a commode. I brought in the commode, placed it by his bed side for use and then assisted Alfred on it. I gave him the buzzer to press when he finished with his toileting. To sustain the privacy and dignity, procedures were carried out with doors and curtain shut around his bed …show more content…

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