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Reflection in nursing practice


Reflection: a review of key models and methods of achieving reflection to enhance the individual nurse’s practice.


Available to RCNi Plus subscribers

This module explores reflection and discusses its benefits and challenges. It outlines various models and activities that nurses can use to reflect on their own nursing practice.


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Resource last reviewed

4 Apr 2023


Jane Brindley (Senior lecturer in adult nursing, School of Nursing, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, England)