How do you reference a healthcare reflective essay?


Most of the time, a reflective essay doesn't have references because it is based on your own observations and experiences. However, if you are going to refer to some research or an article, you should include that by using the name of the person and the title of the article, or by using whatever reference style your instructor has required (MLA, APA or Chicago). I tell my students to use this simple format:

According to James Jones in his article, "How I Know How to Cite References," the best way to cite is...

Updated on February 1, 2018

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How to Write a Reflective Essay with Sample Essays
By Virginia Kearney