Different Reflective Frameworks will be discussed with information on how and when to apply them for Clinical Reflection. Reflective writing and thinking will be explored for both the student and the practising Physical Therapist / Physiotherapist. Practical advice will be shared on how to undertake Critical Reflection in different situations.
Many different Reflective Frameworks have been developed to support the important activity of Clinical Reflection. These Frameworks while different have many similarities and can be used in Clinical Reflection while treating a patient, thinking back on a specific patient scenario, as part of training and educational goal development, and in portfolio writing. It is important to be aware of and practice using different frameworks in order to determine the right framework for any particular circumstance.
This short course consists of three main elements:
- Video interview with a topic specialist
- Related reading
Course aimsThis course aims to introduce to you different Reflective Frameworks and to provide guidance on selecting and applying them in your Clinical Reflection.
Hours of learning
Completing this course will involve approximately 1.5 hours of learning activities and these can be completed on a participant’s own schedule.
This is a short course comprised of 3 components, a video, a reading section(s), and a quiz. No deadlines are applied and this course can be started and completed according to your own schedule. We expect the required elements of the entire course to take around 1.5-2 hours depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there may be some optional resources provided and a discussion forum activity. If you choose to engage with these the course could take longer to complete. At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 1.5 PP+ points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.
Types of activitiesReading Physiopedia pages, journal articles, book chapters. Watching videos. Attempting quizzes. Participating in an international discussion forum.
At the end of this course you will be able to:
- discuss 3 different types of Clinical Reflective Frameworks
- identify 3 ways Clinical Reflection applies in physiotherapy practice
- list the 3 benefits and 4 barriers to reflective practice
Requirements to complete this course
In order to complete this course and receive a course completion certificate you will need to:
- Be part of the Physiopedia Plus Community Culture.
- Log as completed all the required learning activities (represented by the orange icons!).
- Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
- Pass a final quiz with a score of 80% or more.
- Complete a course evaluation form.