Reflective Practice Essay
Portfolio entry one
Practice placement reflection
Whilst there are many notion for reflection the main goal is for health professionals to learn, grow and develop through practice. There are a number of models of reflection to help engage in the process of reflection. In this entry I would be using the Driscoll framework of reflection …show more content…
This entry of the portfolio is going to reflect on another field of nursing and how the skills of the health professionals in that field of nursing are used for caring for patients. Paediatric nursing involves working with sick and vulnerable patients from birth through to adolescent they are specialised in caring for children.
Paediatric nursing entails skills that are similar to that of other branches of nursing such as communication skills and listening skills however some of the skills that paediatric nursing entails are also complex. Caring for young patients may seem simple; however paediatric nurses have to learn and understand about major developmental milestones, from infants to adolescents, Changes with each age group will vary
Some children may not be able to articulate what pain they feel, or how they feel about