Making a simple nursing decision within a complex case

This essay will focus on critically analysing a simple nursing decision affecting a complex case. Lilly will be at the core of the decision making process as the nursing decision that will be discussed is to insert a urinary catheter. The essay will assess the decision making process from a newly qualified nurse [NQN] perspective, … Read more

Reflective account – data, information & knowledge management in the NHS and academia

This reflective account, looks at solving problems, using attitudes, values, beliefs, and how critical thinking can be applied to how data and information should be correctly used throughout any organisation, as an example to assist with critical thinking, two main theme areas will be used throughout National Health Service (NHS) and academia. Applying critical thinking … Read more

Professional Development – reflective

The portfolio accomplished for the Professional Development Program is a reflective portfolio on the improvement of expert abilities upgraded as the year progressed. The portfolio contains reports that demonstrate both scholarly and proficient advancement improvements through the reflections. The SWOT Analysis is directed on myself, that surveys my qualities, shortcomings, opportunities and threats, further breaking … Read more

Attending a suspected stabbing – leadership (reflective)

This essay is a reflection of practice on an incident that I attended where I will critically evaluate and reflect on the application of leadership, coaching and mentoring styles that have been used. Hpc-uk.org. (2018) “Standard of conduct, performance and ethics” states that a paramedic should be able to designate, instruct and monitor task to … Read more

How do Cognitivism and Behaviourism contrast, & which theory may be most useful

This essay examines the extent to which my chosen learning theories of Cognitivism and Behaviourism contrast with each other, and which of these theories may be most useful to me within my teaching context. My educational setting thus far has been in a small, disadvantaged secondary school on the edge of the West Midlands. The … Read more

My journey of teaching and learning mathematics since embarking on a PGCE Mathematics course

Before I came to study a Post Graduate Certificate (PGCE) Mathematics course at University College London Institute of Education (UCL IOE), I had been working as an Academic Tutor at a behavioural centre, linked to a mainstream secondary school for the past 7 months. Students placed here had either learning difficulties or behaviour issues experienced … Read more

Comparing attitudes to women in literature (critical + reflective)

CRITICAL ESSAY (DISSERTATION LEVEL WORK) The title of Oscar Wilde’s play ‘A Woman of No Importance’ is enough to make the modern feminist reader scowl in contempt – all women are important and are equal to every man. But if the modern audience (and audience at the time of production) look past the title, it … Read more