John's Model Of Reflection Report

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The following reflection piece is based on an event which I experienced during my internship placement. Johns model of reflection will be used for this assignment. The reflection is based around my own personal experience with a terminally ill patient. It focuses on one main issue, providing hope for patients and how I felt about it. it also discusses my feelings, the knowledge I had, my knowledge gaps and what I learnt through literature during my reflection. This assignment also covers the importance of hope for patients and the role hope plays in terminally ill patients. I will also discuss ways in which health professionals can foster hope in terminally ill patients. I was on my placement on an oncology ward. It was my second week on …show more content…

It is a five-step process, comprising of questions within each step to allow you to self-examine yourself and the event. Step one is the narration of the experience, step two involves the reflection of what the main goal was, step three is the factors which influenced the reaction, step four is the assessment of what could have been done differently to improve the experience and step five focuses on the learning from the experience. Step five also allows health professionals to examine their own feelings about the experience. Johns model focuses on developing new knowledge and awareness of incidents which occur from health care practices (Johns, 2013). This model allowed me to gain a more in depth understanding of my experience, thus improving my own personal and professional development. The model allows health care professionals to reflect on experiences and find ways to improve their outcomes of different events. It not only looks at the situation but allows you to explore your feelings at the time of the event, as well as at the end of the reflective process. The model gives health care an opportunity to review their actions and explore what could have been improved with regards to their experiences (De Oliveira and Tuohy,

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