Reflect on one (1) aspect of your nursing care (and understanding) of the patient who was the focus in your Clinical Handover.

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Reflect on one (1) aspect of your nursing care (and understanding) of the patient who was the focus in your Clinical Handover.

Reflect on one (1) aspect of your nursing care (and understanding) of the patient who was the focus in your Clinical Handover.

 

TASK

Reflect on one (1) aspect of your nursing care (and understanding) of the patient who was the focus in your Clinical Handover.

In your reflective indicate the aspect/s of care of this patient that you have chosen to focus on and your rationale for this. It is expected that you use the structure of an appropriate Reflective Cycle (you will find some examples in module 7).

Note: examples of aspects of care may include something specific about the patient a medication or treatment a process etc. If you are unsure please ask your tutor.

CRITERIA/GUIDELINES PRESENTATION:

  • Your assessment must be generated in Word format – i.e. .doc/.docx (not pdf).
  • Appropriate line spacing at least 1.5 – 2 Basic font of Arial calibre or similar size 11 or 12.
  • Written in coherent Australian English that demonstrates progression towards the standard for written communication for professional nursing practice in Australia.
  • Include a footer in your assignment with your student FAN details.
  • You may use headings from your chosen reflective cycle to direct the reader in the body of the text.
  • Use of appropriate professional terminology is expected do not use acronyms abbreviations or nursing jargon.
  • You can use 1st person when writing your reflective however present your information in paragraphs using correct grammar.•Stay within word count. Markers will not read/mark over the +10% of word count.

REFERENCING:

–APA 6th edition format is the expected referencing style for both in-text citations and reference list (refer to your Student Companion on FLO for this). –Markers must be able to access ALL your resources.

–Aim for quality reliable and reputable journals relevant to nursing practice and the Australian healthcare industry or reputable reliable professional websites (NOT consumer-based websites).

–All referencing should be less than 8 years old–You must have a minimum of 3 peer reviewed journal articles in additionto other references to support your statements.

–Be aware of your academic responsibility and professional nursing practice requirements when using the work of others in assignments*.