Thank-you cards: reclaiming a nursing student ritual and releasing its transformative potential.

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The giving of a "thank-you card" to the staff of a health service in which clinical experience was gained, is common practice amongst nursing students in Australia. Group reflection, or debriefing, following the clinical experience is also a common practice. As rituals in nursing, they can become routinised, taken-for-granted and have little meaning or… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.nepr.2007.04.010

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@article{McAllister2008ThankyouCR, title={Thank-you cards: reclaiming a nursing student ritual and releasing its transformative potential.}, author={Margaret McAllister}, journal={Nurse education in practice}, year={2008}, volume={8 3}, pages={170-6} }