Essay on Clinical Reflection Journal

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Clinical Experience Reflection Journal Name: Date: Week 1. Choose one patient (new mother, newborn, or pregnant/laboring woman) and identify the priority problem. What did you contribute toward resolving or easing the problem? N/A for this week 2. Provide an example of an incident during clinical that reinforced the theory you have learned in OB lectures. An incident that reinforced what I have learned in lecture was the postpartum hemorrhage simulation. I learned how chaotic and overwhelming everything can be during an emergency, but also realized how important it is to have teamwork and a general game plan. It’s amazing how good teamwork allows things to go so smoothly. The entire process, with everything that…show more content…
We not only assisted one another, but we also challenged each other with questions that allowed us to use our critical thinking. 5. What would you do differently if you had the chance? During our return demonstration, we all felt like we needed to look to our instructor for guidance in what we should do. The reason for this was because we all lacked the confidence to feel like we knew what we were doing. If I could do it again, I would have liked to have been more knowledgeable about the scenario so that I could be more confident. 6. What can I do to help you meet your goals for this experience? It is obvious that all of our instructors have a common goal, which is for all of us to learn as much as we possibly can. I honestly think that by allowing as many opportunities as possible to see and experience as much as possible will help us all learn from our clinical experiences. Goals: I found all of our simulations very interesting today. I gained an enormous amount of information which I am sure will enhance my skill performance. Our instructor was very helpful in explaining fetal monitoring and how to interpret the strips. I thought that she did an amazing job explaining how to read the strips and answering the questions we all had. I feel more confident about this material than I did prior to coming to clinical. I would have to say that learning more about this is one of
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