Teaching Reflective Practice Through the Use of Reflection Papers
University of Colorado Denver College of Nursing
New Graduates/Transition to Practice, Pre-Licensure ADN/Diploma, Pre-Licensure BSN, RN to BSN
- Integrate understanding of multiple dimensions of patient-centered care: patient/family/community, physical comfort and emotional support.
- Provide patient-centered care with sensitivity and respect for the diversity of human experience.
- Value seeing health care situations “though patients’ eyes.”
- Seek learning opportunities with patients who represent all aspects of human diversity.
- Recognize personally held attitudes about working with patients from different ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds.
- Willingly support patient-centered care for individuals and groups whose values differ from own.
- Describe the limits and boundaries of therapeutic patient-centered care.
- Appreciate shared decision making with empowered patients and families even when conflicts occur.
- Can you tell me about your top three priorities for your nursing practice? What are the barriers you are encountering in your clinical rotation to these priorities?
- How do you describe your style of caring at the bedside?
- Can you tell me about an experience from your clinical rotatoin that really affirmed your decision to enter nursing?
- What was a notable experience from your clinical rotation this week? Why do you think it was an important experience for you?
- Have you noticed similarities among those individuals that you consider positive role models? Negative role models?
- Or please write about any other clinical experience that feels significant to you.