Think of a surprising or challenging practice situation in which you felt under-prepared, unprepared, or uncomfortable.
Select an important nursing issue/topic that was inherent to the identified situation.
As a method of refection, use Carper’s Patterns of Knowing to analyze the situation.
Briefly explain the situation.
Identify the nursing issue inherent in the identified situation.
What do you think was the underlying reason for the situation? (Esthetics)
What were your thoughts and feeling in the situation? (Personal)
What was one personal belief that impacted your actions? (Ethics)
What evidence in nursing literature supports the nursing importance of the identified issue? (Empirical)
What new insights did you gain through this reflective practice opportunity?
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