Reflection: Health Care Assistant

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REFLECTIVE PRACTICE Reflective assignment 2 Introduction The purpose of this essay is to reflect on my personal role in the inter-professional team and the delivery of healthcare that I have encountered during my duty as a health care assistant in one of the hospitals here in England. In accordance with the NMC (2002) Code of professional conduct, confidentiality shall be maintained and all names have been changed to protect identity. The purpose of reflection as stated by John's (1995) is to promote desirable practice through the practitioner's understanding and learning about his/her lived experiences. I have decided to reflect upon an incident with the nurse in charge in one of my shifts and in order to structure my reflection I…show more content…
However my concern for the patient’s health and the feeling that it was the right thing to do prevailed for me to tell the nurse in charge the correct oxygen saturation of the patient. Personal Carper (1978) described the personal as being concerned with the knowing, encountering and actualization of the individual self. My personal response was that I was grateful to have worked with a senior health care assistant and a nurse in charge
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