Document Type : Nursing Case Study Paper Format : APA
Role of cultural competency when delivering healthcare to geriatric population
According to Moon, (1999) “Reflection is really a process that begins with looking back on a situation, pondering over it, learning from it and then using the new knowledge to help you in future similar situations. Reflection, which is learning through experience, is not a new concept. As humans, we naturally reflect on our surroundings and experiences”.
The primary purpose of this essay is to conduct a reflective study on some of the role of cultural competency when delivering healthcare to geriatric population. As determined, this reflective study will improve the desired levels of practice and understanding within my course module and period of learning that is primarily based on the experiences acquired on the field. In this case, I choose to conduct a reflective study as described by Gibbs (1988) model that encourages a healthcare practitioner to think in a systematic way about the processes and the phases of experience that should be used to structure a reflection. Gibbs provides a well-structured approach that I will use in conducting this reflective study, a factor that is significant in healthcare sector………….