Nursing Assignment Gibbs Reflective Cycle

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1Running head: NURSINGNursingName of student:Name of university:Author note:
2NURSINGDescription In this paper, I would reflect on a clinical incidence that influenced my future nursingpractice with the help of Gibb’s reflective cycle. The incident relates to a seven-year-oldpatient for whom I was responsible for carrying out wound dressing. The boy arrived at thehealthcare setting with graze shin. The shin is the front of the leg below the knee. My primaryresponsibility was to carry out dressing following ANTT (Aseptic non-touching technique).Poor standard of aseptic technique is a basic cause of healthcare acquired infections. TheANTT has the main focus of minimising the introduction of micro-organisms into the site ofinjury suffered by the patient. The assessment was carried out is an effective manner, and thepatient was relieved of the immediate complications of suffering a grazed shin. Feeling Since I was able to demonstrate my ability to successfully carry out the wounddressing procedure, there was a feeling of satisfaction and contentment. Previously, I had notmuch experience in providing wound dressing to patients. I would also like to mention thatthe age of the patient, in this case, was a crucial factor. Caring for children requires muchmore patience and competency as compared to adults. I took proud on myself after beingable to adhere to the aseptic technique for the patient. The experience gave me insight intohow wound dressing techniques are to be carried out. I understood that the ANTT techniqueneeds to be further researched on so that I can gain knowledge about the recent developmentsmade in this respect. Evaluation The positive aspected related to the case scenario was that I could successfully receiveconsent from the patient before commencing on the wound dressing. The communication

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