Scientific Essay from the year 2006 in the subject Medicine - Other, , course: Bsc, language: English, abstract: Wound care is an integral aspect within dispensation of holistic nursing care. Reflective practice has been established as an effective methodology to learning. This essay takes readers through the journey of reflective practice in the quest of delivering evidence informed nursing care. Due to the fact that I am taking my overseas nurses program in an elderly care set up, I have chosen to explore wound care to augment my existing knowledge and learn new skills to achieve a robust and empirically sound approach in wound management in an elderly care setting. Due to its effectiveness and popularity among authors, I have integrated a critical incident in this essay to form a platform from which to examine reflective nursing practice.