Can poetry help GPs and GP trainees to develop their reflective practice?

Whittle, Bethany, Macgregor, Kirsty, Cooper, Max, Sornalingam, Sangeetha and Okorie, Michael (2022) Can poetry help GPs and GP trainees to develop their reflective practice? InnovAiT: Education and inspiration for general practice, 15 (6). pp. 323-329. ISSN 1755-7380

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Fostering reflective practice is an integral part of continuing professional development and general practice training. However, popular reflective tools are often applied superficially, with little insight generated as a result. This article presents engagement with poetry as a unique method of reflection, which can enable clinicians to reflect on challenging experiences including those encountered during the COVID-19 pandemic. Existing communities who use poetry as a reflective tool will be spotlighted. Finally, the impact of poetic reflection in building resilience and mature reflection for GPs and GP trainees will be considered.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Division of Medical Education
Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Primary Care and Public Health
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Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2022 18:14
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2022 09:31

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