critical reflection on your growth and development during your practicum experience in a clinical setting has the benefit of helping you to identify opportunities for improvement in your clinical skills, while also recognizing your strengths and successes. Using this journal to reflect on your clinical strengths and opportunities for improvement, the progress you made, and what insights you carry forward into your next practicum.
1-Revisit the goals and objectives from your practicum experiences plan. Explain the degree to which you achieved each during the practicum experience.
2-Reflect on the three most challenging patients you encountered during the practicum experience. What was most challenging about each.
3- What did you learn from this experience?
4- What resources were available
5- What evidence based practice did you use for the patients?
6- What would you do differently?
7- How are you managing patient flow and volume?
8- How can you apply your growing skillset to be a social change agent within your community?
9- Reflect on how you might improve your skills and knowledge, and communicate those efforts to your preceptor.
Answer the questions. How am I doing? What is missing.
10- Reflect on the formal and informal feedback you received from your preceptor.