Assessment task 2
The purpose of this essay is to demonstrate your attainment of the ACORN Competencies (2014), using reflective practice. Create a reflective essay using the Gibbs Reflective Model (1988) to critically analyse a challenging situation in the workplace which was significant to your practice. Only ACORN Competencies 1-9 are to be considered for the purposes of the essay. Explore how this situation has increased your understanding of your practice, challenged your assumptions, and how your future practice will change in relation to the knowledge, behaviours, and attitudes required in perioperative nursing.
Structures essay using an Introduction, subheadings of Description, Feelings, Evaluation, Analysis, Action Plan, and a Conclusion
Measures Intended Learning Outcome:
Critically reflects upon situation using Gibb s model to fully analyse context and explore of issues: 1. Description 2. Feelings 3. Evaluation 4. Analysis 5. Action Plan
Supports reflection with reference to evidence based research/literature/practice guidelines making strong links between theory, competencies, and • ractice Writes clearly and fluently in an appropriate academic style. Work is presented in accordance with School for Health Sciences Presentation of Assignments guidelines, using UTAS Harvard Style referencing, page numbers (in footer), and student name (in header).
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