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What is the role of a medical interpreter?

What is the role of a medical interpreter?

MEDICAL INTERPRETING STANDARDS OF PRACTICE The primary function of the medical interpreter is to make possible communication between a health care provider and a patient who do not speak the same language. In performing this function, the medical interpreter’s commitment is to the goals of the clinical interview.

How do you reflect on clinical practice?

How to reflect on your practiceTeam meetings.Reading a journal or article about a topic and then applying the learning to your practice.Discussion with other clinical staff about critical incidents or near misses including lessons learned and good practice.

Why is reflective practice important in nursing?

It allows you to recognize your own strengths and weakness, and use this to guide on-going learning. By reflection you will develop your skills in self-directed learning, improve motivation, and improve the quality of care you are able to provide.

What is the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving the service provided?

Not only can reflective practice improve your own knowledge, skills and practice but it can also improve the quality of service provided by your entire organisation as part of continuous development. For example, a support worker may have forgotten to perform a task, such as balance checking an individual’s money.

Why it is important to reflect on how you do your work?

Reflecting helps you to develop your skills and review their effectiveness, rather than just carry on doing things as you have always done them. It is about questioning, in a positive way, what you do and why you do it and then deciding whether there is a better, or more efficient, way of doing it in the future.

What is the difference between Kolb and Gibbs reflective cycle?

Whereas Kolb’s model is sometimes referred to as an experiential learning model, which simply means learning through experience. Gibbs’ model is sometimes referred to as an iterative model, which simply means learning through repetition. I used a lot of the Gibbs reflective model while trying to work as a team.

Why is Kolb’s learning cycle important?

Kolb’s model highlights the importance of the reflection component in the learning cycle. Reflection allows the student to process what just happened during the experience. In the Reflective Observation stage students can both recount and evaluate their experience.

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Ruth Doyle