Reflections on being therapeutic and reflection

Elcock, Karen (1997) Reflections on being therapeutic and reflection. Nursing In Critical Care, 2(3), pp. 138-145. ISSN (print) 1362-1017

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Abstract

This article offers a reflective account of an incident that occurred between a nurse tutor and a patient on a cardiology ward. It highlights the importance of interpersonal skills in creating a therapeutic relationship, in particular those of self-awareness, empathy and intuition. The author's difficulties in running reflective practice sessions for pre-registration students are discussed and insights are offered into why these difficulties arose.

Item Type: Article
Research Area: Nursing and midwifery
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences
Depositing User: Gemma Sansom
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2011 13:10
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2011 13:10
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/19331

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