Role As A Student Of Higher Education, By Rosemary Keogh R & David Walker

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Role as A student in Higher Education,
This is a reflective essay based on my experience in communicating in a group setting and the importance of communication in my future role as a mental health nurse. The reason for choosing communication is because throughout my three years of studying it will be a recurring skill that I will require in order competent and confident in delivering the best care to the patients, carers and their families. In this essay I will be using Gibbs (1988), to assist me to reflect in a clear way, to challenge my assumptions, explore new ideas, and promote self-improvement and link practice and theories. I will conclude the essay with an action plan concentrating more on the areas needed for improvement. According to David Boud., RoseMary Keogh R & David Walker "Reflection is an important human activity in which people recapture their experience, think about it, mull over and evaluate it. It is this working with experience that is important in learning’. Reflective practice is a tool to help nurses identify what they know well and where their skills gaps are. Reflective practice is a requirement of my registration with ????? and NMC standards.

Reflective Account
Being a student at UWL has been quite overwhelming and challenging due to the fact that I have been out of education for a long time. As part of an introduction to professional practice my lecturer had assigned the class to prepare a group presentation on Ealing community health and…
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