Critical Thinking in Nursing

Critical Thinking in Nursing

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This text introduces nursing students to the cognitive skills, or thought processes, required of professional nurses. Using a practical approach and a nursing process framework throughout, the book provides a bridge between the theory and the application of these skills. Cognitive skills are presented in a competency-based, clinically oriented format, with emphasis on teaching critical thinking. Chapters end with a workbook section, to provide students with real-world applications of what they have learned. Case studies and checklists throughout aid the student in applying content. The book is written at an accessible reading level.Consequently, the individual may experience more problems than one person can solve. ... For example, the student who recopies notes in a more readable, organized fashion is taking measures to prevent ... needs, including sleep, food, and water, are the lowest level of needs and are located at the base of the pyramid.

Title:Critical Thinking in Nursing
Author:Saundra K. Lipe, Sharon Beasley
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2004


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