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Reflective Journal on Clinical Experience

Write a reflective journal on clinical experience using Gibbs' reflective cycle, with a word count of 300-500 words and at least 4 references.

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This reflective journal discusses the author's experience in a pediatric ward, highlighting the challenges faced and lessons learned. The author reflects on a specific incident involving a lack of adherence to hygiene protocols and evaluates their own response. The importance of patient safety and the role of nurses in minimizing risks are emphasized. The journal concludes with an action plan for future improvement.

Reflective Journal on Clinical Experience

Write a reflective journal on clinical experience using Gibbs' reflective cycle, with a word count of 300-500 words and at least 4 references.

   Added on 2022-11-26

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Running head: REFLECTIVE JOURNAL ON CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
REFLECTIVE JOURNAL ON CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
Name of the student
Name of the University
Author Note
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REFLECTIVE JOURNAL ON CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
Description:
The case of care for the patients gained prime importance. During my course as a care
provider in paediatric ward, I gained immense experience to understand the problems among
the patients. In similar regards, I realised that job role of a professional paediatrician is highly
different from that of a normal general physician. The gestures of a 5-year-old patient is hard
to comprehend; making it immense harder to prescribe care. In similar regards, it should be
fair enough to understand that the aspect of care might seem redundant in case similar
medical study I gained knowledge about the non-touch procedure. I saw my immediate
supervisor to treat a 5 year Old’s surgical wound without sanitizing her hands.
Feelings:
I was highly apprehensive about the fact that she failed to follow the basic nursing
protocol. However, I was extremely scared to rectify her faulty procedure, fearing she may
feel hurt or even subjected to insult. Under the guidance of my supervisor, I was supposed to
learn basic ethics and health protocol. However, I was confused that she herself failed to stick
to the rules. I was alarmed, and expected the doctor to wash her hands. Later, I decided to
speak to my mentor about the same incident. Understanding my concern, I thought she would
suggest me to directlytalk to the physician about it, but out of fear, I could not make it to her.
Evaluation:
The incident above was extremely challenging for me. I highly regret that I failed to
generate quick response. Due to the lack of my response, the patient was subjected to septic
infections. The 5-year-old child may suffer from serious infections or even sepsis and her life
can be at danger. I faced a dilemma that can take her life and due to lack of self-confidence
and the courage to react and respond in the most important situation, I fear the child can
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