Reflective Journal

Reflective Journal(1500 words )

Students are required to reflect on three clinical issues they experienced in the past related to their specific area of practice. Students can reflectthreethemes as follows ( but are not limited to): meeting the educational needs of the patients, families and significant others; functioning as a nurse in a multidisciplinary health care team, communication problems with colleagues/clients/clients’ families; clinical issues and ethical dilemmas. Students must follow Gibb’s cycle when they are writing their reflective journals.

In the journal, students will also identify their clinical objectives to achieve an understanding of an advanced level of nursing practice. These objectives should be clearly stated in the introduction of the journal. Students will evaluate the achievement of the objectives and critically analyse and reflect on the experiences of their practice based on current literature.

Assessment criteria

·         Select at least six literature/research articles that provide the strongest evidence for your topic. Your articles must be ≤ 10 years old.

·         USE APA FORMAT.APA website(Links to an external site.)

·         Information cited from unreliable websites, pamphlets or magazines is not acceptable for this paper.

The assignment will be marked according to the rubric/marking guide in the unit guide


Assessement 1Assessement 1

Criteria Pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeReflective journal entriesReflect upon your learnings and understanding to develop a reflection which incorporates how your future practice will be informed 15.0pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeEvidence and literature 5.0pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeLogical ordering of ideas; transitions between major point 5.0pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAPA Format and References 5.0pts
Total Points:30.0