Succeeding in postgraduate study
Succeeding in postgraduate study

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Succeeding in postgraduate study

4.1 Applying critical and reflective thinking in academic and professional contexts: health and social care perspective

Introduction

Good practice in health and social care requires the ability to think critically and reflectively (Smith, 2011). This includes thinking critically about what you see, hear and read, and then reflecting on this to inform what you do or will do in practice. Health and social care are fast moving fields in which ideas and information are constantly emerging.

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