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Teaching in Clinical Pratice

  • Date Submitted: 04/12/2012 08:14 AM
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This is a reflective essay that objectively analyses and focuses on a micro-teaching session presented to a group of ten third year students in adult nursing, on Early Detection of stroke. In this expository essay will briefly   explain the specific learning theories, learning style and learning approach that was adopted in the teaching session.

These are theories used to be able to make a well structured presentation. The definition of teaching, learning and reflection. The motive for choosing this topic will also made clear. The planning, preparation and implementation and evaluation were also elaborated. In   order to meet the purpose and objective of this essay.   Gibbs (1988) citedxxxxxx reflective model will be adopted its gives a straight forward and structured framework and gives room for a clear description of one situation, analysis to make sense of the experience and evaluation.

Reflection can be said to be an act of retrospection and recollection of a past event.(xxxxxx) It is an important part of human nature. This is important in the process of teaching and learning because it is in the past experience (reflection) that we can base our teaching and learning abilities. (John and Fresh water, 2005). In agreement   Johns (2004) described reflection as a window through which a practitioner can view and focus self within one own lived experience in a way that enable him to approach better understanding and work towards resolving any contradictions within, between what is desirable and actual practice.

Teaching is a part of the curriculum of nursing education programme. As student nurses, you are expected to have basic understanding of teaching and its part of professional development. The nursing and midwifery council (NMC) sets the standards of proficiency required for education and identifies the core competencies that a nurse requires at the point of registration NMC (2004) Teaching is now an integral part of the registered nurses...


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