The Importance Of Nursing Patients With Multi Resistant Organisms ( Mros )
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The purpose of this essay is to reflect on the importance of demonstrating nursing care with patients requiring standard and contact precautions using a model of reflection. Reflection is the process in which learners engage to recapture, notice and re-evaluate their experience, to work with their experience and to turn it into learning (Boud et al, 1993). The skill of reflection is essential to the development of clinical knowledge and ability which allows the learner to consider personal and professional skills and identify needs for ongoing development (Levett-Jones et al, 2011). This reflection will allow me to analyse the goal of nursing patients with Multi-Resistant Organisms (MROs), I planned to learn and understand at the beginning of the course, evaluate my professional growth and obtain conclusions in relation to my personal learning outcome. The Gibbs Reflective Cycle (1988) will be used as a model of reflection which comprises of six stages involving reflection on the description, feelings, evaluation, analysis, conclusion and action plan, better understand outstanding goals and continuously improve nursing practice. In addition, I will evaluate my nursing practice in accordance with the national competency standards for the Registered Nurses by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA, 2006) and will consider changes for my continual professional development.
Stage 1 of Gibbs’ Reflective Cycle (1988) consists of the description of what has happened.