The summative self-reflection is an opportunity to describe and document your growth as a professional during the internship experience. The reflective essay should summarize your feelings and findings across the myriad of experiences you encountered during the internship placement. The essay should not be a list of facts and figures, but thoughtful responses to the questions provided. The essay will be minimum of four pages not including cover sheet follow APA format.
The summative self-reflection essay should include an introduction, body, and conclusion.
The body of the essay should address each of the following prompts (minimum of four pages not including cover sheet):
•Describe how your internship experience has deepened your ability to communicate and interact with other health professionals.
•Reflect on how your competency as a health professional has developed through the internship experience.
•Describe how the internship experience changed your understanding of the health profession.
Provide examples of lessons learned.
•Reflect on problems you encountered in the workplace where solutions involved critical analysis and application of professional literature to arrive at a solution.
•Reflect on each of the learning objectives listed in your ISLP.
Were you able to satisfy each learning objective? And how well did you execute projects/activities you were involved with? Describe how specific internship experiences facilitated or did not facilitate your achievement of stated learning objectives.
•Based on your self-assessed level of professional competency, develop a five-year professional development plan that will advance your competencies as a health leader.
PAPER MUST INCLUDE:
•The essay should include an introduction, body, and conclusion.
•Summary / implications
a.Summary of experiences
b.Implications for growth
c.Recommendations that could guide future placements at this site
•Reference page if applicable