The Importance Of Conflict In Nursing Practice

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Learning and acquiring new knowledge is part of our everyday life. Every day we are faced with new situations and gain knowledge from these interactions. Knowledge is useful and “…valued because it enables us to be more effective in the world” (Doane, Varcoe, 2015, p. 26). In this paper, I will be reflecting on a conflict I had with a partner in a group project. I will be explaining the setting, how the conflict initially occurred and how the conflict was resolved. My experience with this individual along with the results of the Learning Style Inventory (LSI) and the Learning Centre Services (LCS), have shown me both the positives and negatives in my own learning style. With this new understanding and outlook of my learning style, I will be …show more content…
My Meta-cognitive awareness received a score of 4.7, which is above average. For the assignment I was able to set a goal, and consider alternative strategies. Initially my strategy was independent thinking, but by “monitoring of different cognitive learning strategies” (Dugan, 2016), I was able to come up with a more teamwork orientated practice. I was able to set a goal, and that motivated both me and my partner to getting a good grade. As a result of my conflict with my partner, I am now able “to use various learning strategies” (Dugan, 2016). This directly connects to a nursing practice “…in setting goals and evaluating your progress (Dugan, 2016). As a Nurse it is important to set goals for your patients and consistently assessing and evaluating their progress. My Self-Efficacy received a score of 4.1, which is also above average. Self-Efficacy “…refers to your belief in your own ability to succeed at learning and studying” (Dugan, 2016). Me and my partner both related to each other in the sense that we wanted, and knew, we can succeed. In the nursing practice it is imperative to “be good at tackling difficult tasks, ignoring or changing negative beliefs, and asking for help when you need it” (Dugan,

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