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In this article, I have attempted to show how a reflective diary can be an effective tool for developing bracketing skills. A framework is necessary to guide reflective thought and encourage deep and critical thinking. My framework was influenced by the work of Schön (1987) and Johns (1984), and related to the concepts of reflecting 'on' and 'in' action,… (More)
The purpose of this paper is to review the present position of nursing as a developing profession. The author considers the forces stimulating change and the extent to which nurse practitioners hold professional independence and practise nursing from an autonomous base.
In this study it was proposed that a more rigorous theoretical component in nursing education courses would produce a nurse who was a proficient health educator and promotor of health. A sound knowledge base will enable the student to develop positive attitudes and beliefs towards promoting health and providing health education as a part of nursing… (More)
There is still confusion over expanded and extended nursing roles. Role extension often involves a task-centred approach to adopting traditional medical responsibilities. The "augmented role' describes a way of legitimising this extension of the nursing role.