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Reflective practice

Clare Rogers Staff nurse, North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol

A CPD article improved Clare Rogers’ understanding of the importance of reflection in nursing

What was the nature of the CPD activity, practice-related feedback and/or event and/or experience in your practice?

Reflection is an essential component of nursing that can enhance learning, support professional development and improve practice. The article defined reflective practice, outlined the various reflective models that nurses can use, and discussed the importance of self-awareness and critical thinking in reflection.

Nursing Standard. 32, 4, 72-73. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.4.72.s48