Critical reflection of your growth and development during your practicum experience in a clinical setting has the benefit of helping you identify opportunities for improvement in your clinical skills while also recognizing your clinical strengths and successes.

This week, you will write a Journal Entry reflecting on your clinical strengths and opportunities for improvement.

Journal Entry (2–3 pages):

Based on your experience for adolescent/pediatric office visits

· Describe an interesting case or a case that you have never seen before.

· Explain what you found challenging.

· Explain what you would do differently from your Preceptor.

· Explain the cultural differences you found challenging.


My strengths – IM injections, assessments, speaking to parents.

My weakness – communication with pediatric patients, gaining trust from pediatric patients.