Reflective Practice eLearning Module

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The National Health and Social Care Professionals Office are delighted to announce the newly designed eLearning Reflective Practice for Health and Social Care Professionals is now available on – DOWNLOAD FLYER.  This module was co-designed with Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists (ISCP), Social Care Ireland (SCI) and Academy of Clinical Science and Laboratory Medicine (ACSLM) who are representatives on the Health and Social Care Professional Development Network.

A big thank to all who contributed – Jemma Kehoe -CPD Officer at ACSLM; Charlotte Burke – CPD coordinator Social Care Ireland SCI; Fran Theron, Professional development coordinator ISCP; Mary Samuel  and Nuala Flynn from the National Health and Social Care professional Office.

There are real life examples from practice for example;

  • Carmel O’Shaughnessy, Social Care Work using the Gibbs Framework; Ruth Kilcrawley, Senior Dietitian, taking us around the Rolfe et al Reflective Framework and how if assisted her resolve some of the challenges she was experiencing in her clinical work.
  • Sheila Mitchell, Senior OT, aptly expressed her experience of using reflective practice – ‘Training gave me the knowledge but it was RP that enabled me to turn that new knowledge into intervention and resources that would directly benefit my service users’.
  • Darren Bourke, Senior Medical Scientist, outlined his experience of using reflective practice, and how his learning and practice has been enhanced while using it.
  • You will also hear from Sinead O’Sullivan, Senior Mammographer,  give a short overview of reflective practice in the module of HSCP with experience of reflective practice, before proceeding to show how their was collective sharing and learning for others she works with.
  • Grainne Buicke, Senior Vascular Physiologist, talks about how her practice has been informed and enhanced through the use of reflective practice.
  • Carmel Halton, Professional Qualified Social Work and Educator, UCC for over 30 years kindly gave her time to provide her experience and academic insight into using reflection, reflexivity; critical thinking in the module named HSCP with experience of reflective practice.

How to access the eLearning Module 

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In the search toolbar enter Reflective Practice and select search

Select the Reflective Practice Link from the results, and enroll/ launch on the Introduction to Reflective Practice.

(Must complete the first module before accessing the second module for more experienced practitioners)

Module 1 Introduction to Reflective Practice for HSCP –  75 minutes approximately

Module 2HSCP’s experienced in Reflective Practice – 55 minutes approximately


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