Reflective Practice

Author: Gillie Bolton
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1526450534
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Reflecting thoughtfully on your work is vital for improving your own self-awareness, effectiveness and professional development. This newly updated fifth edition of Gillie Bolton’s bestselling book explores reflective writing as a creative and dynamic process for this critical enquiry. New to this edition: An expanded range of exercises and activities A new emphasis on using e-portfolios Further guidance on reflective writing assignments Enhanced discussion of reflection as a key employability skill Additional online resources This popular book has been used worldwide in various disciplines including education, social work, business and management, medicine and healthcare and is essential reading for students and professionals seeking to enhance their reflective writing skills and to examine their own practice in greater critical depth.

Learning Journals

Author: Jennifer A. Moon
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0429828888
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Fully updated with important new theory and practical material, this second edition of Learning Journals offers guidance on keeping and using journals and gives step-by-step advice on integrating journal writing on taught courses, in training and professional development and in supporting personal development planning (PDP) activities. Key topics covered include: the nature of learning journals and how we learn from them the broad range of uses of learning journals, including portfolios and personal and professional development the depth and quality of reflection in learning journals the assessment of learning journals and reflective writing the use of narrative and story-telling techniques in journals. With useful exercises and activities that enhance learning journal work in a structured manner, Learning Journals is invaluable reading for teachers and students in higher education, for all professionals, particularly those working in the health services and business and training and for all those who want to learn more about keeping a fulfilling personal journal.

Professional Development Reflection and Decision making for Nurses

Author: Melanie Jasper
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111830778X
Format: PDF
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Vital Notes for Nurses: Professional Development, Reflection andDecision-making provides a concise, accessible introduction toprofessional development, reflective practice and clinicaldecision-making. Vital Notes for Nurses: Professional Development, Reflectionand Decision-making explores the core strategies of reflectivepractice and decision-making underlying professional nursingdevelopment. Separate chapters on reflective writing,evidence-based practice, clinical supervision and portfoliosdemonstrate the inter-relationship between professional developmentand professional practice. It is aimed at both student andqualified nurses, recognising that professional development is alife-long commitment. It provides clear guidance to helppractitioners think critically about their actions, work withinprofessional boundaries, be accountable for their actions and planfor their future. * Provides a concise introduction to professional development,reflective practice, and clinical decision-making * Written in a clear accessible style which assumes no priorknowledge * Enables students to consider and develop their practice in orderto become competent practitioners * Each chapter includes learning objectives, scenarios and casestudies * In the Vital Notes for Nurses series

Professional Development Reflection and Decision Making in Nursing and Healthcare

Author: Melanie Jasper
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111830327X
Format: PDF, ePub
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This essential text brings together in one place the inextricably linked concepts of professional development, reflective practice and decision-making. Fully updated and revised throughout, the new edition of this easy-to-follow, jargon-free title is targeted at nursing and healthcare practitioners and nursing students, providing clear guidance to help the reader think critically about their practice, work within professional boundaries, be accountable for their actions, and plan for their future.

Reflective Practice and Professional Development

Author: Peter Tarrant
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446249506
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The connections between reflective practice and professional development are the focus for this book, which offers guidance to support lasting change and provides strategies to enable self-initiated professional development. With case studies from new and experienced teachers, as well as examples of reflective practice from trainee teachers and from students studying across a range of Education courses, this book equips the reader to develop their own reflective practice framework.

Reflective Practice in Nursing

Author: Chris Bulman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118693361
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Reflective Practice is increasingly recognised as an importanttopic that has the potential to help nurses to develop and learnfrom their practice. This practical and accessible guide uses thelatest research and evidence to support the development of skillsin reflective practice and provides help and advice on how to getstarted, how to write reflectively and how to continue to usereflective practice in everyday situations. This fourth edition of Reflective Practice in Nursing contains newmaterial on mentoring and supervision and on group reflection, andincludes a new chapter on teaching reflective practice. Reflective Practice in Nursing is an indispensable guide forstudents and practitioners alike, who wish to learn more aboutreflective practice, as well as containing essential informationfor teachers and lecturers.

ITIL Foundation Handbook

Author: itSMF Foundation
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780113314706
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Now updated in line with the 2011 syllabus, this quick-reference revision guide has been designed to help students prepare for their foundation exam. It is also a key reference aid for managers, practitioners, vendors and consultants in the workplace and while travelling. This handbook provides an introduction to the ITIL service lifecycle model and an overview of the ITIL qualification structure. It contains a chapter on each of the components of the lifecycle: service strategy, service design, service transition, service operation and continual service improvement.

Developing Reflective Practice

Author: Andy Grant
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119064740
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The ability to reflect on practice is a fundamental component of effective medical practice. In a sector increasingly focused on professionalism and patient-centred care, Developing Reflective Practice is a timely publication providing practical guidance on how to acquire the reflective skills necessary to become a successful clinician. This new title draws from a wide range of theoretical and practical multidisciplinary perspectives to assist students, practitioners and educators in embedding reflection in everyday activities. It also offers structures and ideas for more purposeful and meaningful formal reflections and professional development. Developing Reflective Practice: Focuses on the developing practitioner and their lifelong learning and the development of professional identity through reflection Provides practical how-to information for students, practitioners and educators, including realistic case examples and practice-based hints and tips Examines and explains the theoretical and conceptual approaches to reflective practice, including its models and frameworks.