The International Textbook of Reflective Practice in Nursing provides practical guidance on applying reflective practice to education, practice and research in nursing, adopting the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International structure of knowledge, service, and learning. The knowledge section introduces the concept of reflection as a research and evaluative tool. The service section focuses on the ways reflection has been applied and implemented in clinical practice. The learning section examines evidence that contributes to the understanding of reflection as fundamental to the nursing curricula.
The contributors to the book are experienced writers and practitioners from a wide diversity of specialities, including critical care, mental health, community teaching and research and are known internationally for their contribution to nursing.
Examines the contribution of reflective practice to nursing from a global perspective
Emphasises links between reflective practice and education, research and practice
Explores reflective practice, critical reflection and reflexivity
Provides practical guidance
Considers the role of reflection in clinical supervision and research studies
Addresses the role of narrative and reflective dialogue in reflective practice
Includes an extensive bibliography for readers wishing to pursue areas of particular interest.
Chapter 2 Reflexivity: Using reflection as a research method.
Chapter 3 Reflective Practice: Developing an Evidence Based approach to Practice.
Chapter 4:International Perspectives on Reflective Practice.
Chapter 5: Using critical reflection to improve practice.
Chapter 6: Clinical Supervision and Reflective Practice.
Chapter 7: Reflective Practice: The route to nursing leadership?.
Chapter 8: Quality and Governance: The role of reflective practice.
Chapter 9: Reflective Practice: Therapeutic use of Self.
Chapter 10: Developing a Reflective curriculum.
Chapter 11: Caring and reflection: The essence of nursing.
Chapter 12: Reflective narratives: developing a career pathway
Beverley Joan Taylor isProfessor of Nursing at Southern Cross University, Lismore, New South Wales, Australia.
Gwen D. Sherwood is Professor at The University of North Carolina, USA