Reflection On Care On Pressure Sore

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Reflection Relating to Care on Pressure Sore

in Nursing Practice

The purpose of this assignment is to reflect on the aspect of my nursing placement and study that was gained by me in my studies and the need of pressure sore care and management in nursing practice. To reflect on my learning process I am going to apply Gibbs (1988) Reflective Cycle to highlight the need for nurses to provide holistic care. It will outline the fundamental aspects of clinical nursing skills that have taken place in my setting. This will also highlight how it helped me to enhance my knowledge and ethical values and learning process in order to deliver quality and safety of care. I will discuss how I have achieved the necessary level of learning outcome using other sources of current literature. To reflect on my learning process, I am going to apply Gibbs ' reflective model’ which is a renowned model in reflective practice. This model requires passing through six stages to complete one reflective cycle. Gibbs (1988) reflective cycle can be seen as cyclical in nature which incorporates six stages to enable me to continuously improve my learning from the event for better practice in the future(Heitkemper, 2010).

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My practice placement area was a Nursing Home Spinal Ward for 8 weeks. In this ward almost all service users are oldage people who are prone to get pressure sores. During my practice placement I met Jack, who is 35 years old and has been admitted to the ward where my patient…
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