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FILMALTER, Celia J.  e  HEYNS, Tanya. Requirements for reflection in the critical care environment. Curationis [online]. 2015, vol.38, n.1, pp. 1-4. ISSN 0379-8577.

BACKGROUND: Reflection is recognised as an important method for practice development. The importance of reflection is well documented in the literature, but the requirements for reflection remain unclear. OBJECTIVES: To explore and describe the requirements for reflection in the critical care environment as viewed by educators of qualified critical care nurses. METHOD: A focus group interview was conducted to explore and describe the views of educators of qualified critical care nurses regarding requirements for reflection in the critical care environment. RESULTS: The themes that emerged from the focus group were buy-in from stakeholders - management, facilitators and critical care nurses, and the need to create an environment where reflection can occur. CONCLUSION: Critical care nurses should be allowed time to reflect on their practice and be supported by peers as well as a facilitator in a non-intimidating way to promote emancipatory practice development.

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