This guided reflective practice paper allows individuals to realize and interpret their perceptions of aging. Individuals choose from a list of publications and complete a series of exercises. Grading criteria are provided.
- realize and interpret perceptions of aging
- appreciate first-person experiences with aging
- summarize or discuss briefly nursing knowledge, theory, or research related to aging
- identify and analyze an ethical dilemma related to aging
The grading criteria are based on the Model for Structured Reflection (MSR) as described by Johns, C. (2004). Becoming a reflective practitioner: A reflective and holistic approach to clinical nursing, practice development and clinical supervision, Rev. Ed.. Oxford: Blackwell Science.
Identified by the Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative as being useful for infusing geropsychiatric nursing content into curricula.See Geropsychiatric Nursing Curriculum Materials.