Reflection on the Nursing Theory
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What is my experience with nursing theory? Have I ever seen nursing theory in practice? How important do I think nursing theory is to nursing practice? What do I find most interesting about what I am learning about nursing theory? Is my mind and heart open to learning to see nursing from a different perspective?
Summary: The purpose of the Reflective Journal is to allow for analysis, synthesis and evaluation of nursing theory using guided questions. Reflection in Action has been referred to as a process that happens internally, privately or in isolation (Hill & Watson, 2011). Also, a useful definition of reflection has been referred to as the examination of an issue of concern, as a consequence of experience, creating clarity and meaning in terms of self, and which results in a change of perspective ( Boyd & Fales, 1983).
Boyd, E. M., & Fales, A. W. (1983). Reflective learning: Key to learning from experience, Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 23(2), 99-117.
Hill, M. & Watson, J. (2011). Creating a Caring Science Curriculum. New York, NY: Springer Publishing.
The nursing theory is an important aspect of the healthcare systems. This is because it guides the healthcare professionals, especially the nurses in their operations in clinical settings. Thus, I have positive experiences with the nursing theory as it enables to know how to interact with my patients and design their treatment methods. Thus, I see the nursing theory in practice at my workplace every day. One of the ways, which the nurses apply this theory is by manipulating the health care settings to enhance patients’ experience and recovery process. For instance, the nurses involve the sick persons on making decisions on their treatment plans. The approach enables the medical professional to develop effective treatment plans, thus speeding patients’ recovery. The nursing theory is important in the nursing profession because it provides the medical researchers and nurses with a plan for reflection to evaluate a particular direction where the……………….
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