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Reflective practice is a frequently used but inadequately defined concept in nursing. Part of the reason for this may be the inadequate conceptualisation of the process of reflection. This paper argues that now is an appropriate time to critically examine the notion of reflective practice and maintains that there is a need for more debate and research into(More)
Reflective practice has emerged in the U.K. and beyond as an important issue not just in nursing but in many other professions. However, it remains problematic; it is difficult to conceptualize and many aspects of it are open to debate. Reflective practice is also contentious because, at a fundamental level, it raises a number of important issues for(More)
Post-registration nurse education in England has changed significantly in recent years. One of the most significant changes has been the emergence of flexible learning which is characterized by adaptations in the way programmes are planned, the nature of provision, the ways of enhancing access, the process of teaching and learning, the nature of assessment(More)
Over the last three decades palliative care has emerged as a discrete specialty that has brought with it a developing field of education. Problematic areas have been identified within palliative care education that may limit its effectiveness. Areas of particular concern are identified that may prove obstructive in the pursuit of effectiveness in palliative(More)
Systems provides a set of good practices related to trusted recovery. We have written this guideline to help the vendor and evaluator community understand the requirements for trusted recovery, as well as the level of detail required for trusted recovery at all applicable classes, as described in the Department of Defense Trusted Computer Systems Evaluation(More)
As the need for palliative care increases, palliative care is emerging as a field of medical care in its own right. At the same time there are many aspects of palliative care that are problematic, particularly in palliative care education. The aspects reviewed here include: (a) the lack of a long tradition and adequate conceptualization of palliative care;(More)