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Bagheri M, Naseri N, Haghani F. Take on Issues and uses of Reflection and Reflective Practice in Nursing Education. jmed 2019; 14 (2) :123-135
URL: http://jmed.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-990-en.html
Associate Professor, Medical Education Research Center, Department of Medical Education, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran , : fariba.haghani@yahoo.com
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Introduction: In the recent decades, reflection have been introduced as a valuable element in nursing education and a learning tool in improving nursing professional practice. The study of reflection and reflective practice topics and applications in nursing education facsilitates closing the gap between theory and practice and promoting critical thinking. The aim of this study was to evaluate the position and reflective practice is in nursing education.
Methods: In this review article the required content was obtained by searching databases from Persian electronic databases including (Irandoc, SID, Magiran, Iranmedex) and English databases including; (Pubmed, ERIC, Google scholar, Proquest andElsevier). All published paper  between 2019 and 1992 were retrieved. The content of 172 papers were examined and 31 related papers were included.
Result: Utilizing reflection on nursing education is done through various strategies including; a)need of improvement, b) the improvement of professional practice, c) the promotion of critical thinking, and d) placement of the patient at the heart of learning activity.
Conclusion: Reflective practice provides a learning tool which mayto promote essential skills of critical thinking, self-direction , gap reduction between theory and practice and professional development in nursing education.
Keywords: Reflection, Reflective practice, Nursing education, Nursing student
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: Nursing
Received: 2019/01/29 | Accepted: 2019/05/18 | Published: 2019/08/14

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