In medical and health science courses you are required to produce reflective writing to learn from educational and practical experiences, and to develop the habit of critical reflection as a future health professional.
As a health professional you will be expected to write a range of texts. Below are some resources to help you get started on learning the specific format, appropriate language and style for different writing requirements.
The verbs in this list can be used when writing an author prominent citation (e.g. Smith states ...):
(Source: Kennedy, M.L. & Smith, H.M. (1986), Academic writing: Working with sources across the curriculum. Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice-Hall)