|Critical Thinking in Nursing||
Critical Thinking in Nursing
|103.50||approx. 7-9 days|
For sophomore/senior level-courses in Maternal Child Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Home Care Nursing, Medical Surgical Nursing, and Mental Health Nursing; requires a prerequisite course in Fundamentals of Nursing.
Written by a leader in the movement to incorporate critical thinking skills into the classroom learning environment, this innovative and insightful workbook contains 92 real-life cases that address all aspects of nursing care-assessment, analyzing data, planning care, evaluating benefits and possible consequences of care, and more. Using these cases as a vehicle to help students both understand and apply the cognitive and affective components that influence critical thinking, it enhances their reasoning skills on common and complex health problems, and allows them to practice attitude and cognitive thinking skills in a safe environment. Easily incorporated throughout the entire nursing curriculum, this workbook is ideal for assignments, as a springboard for classroom discussions, or as a self-directed text. Contents include an introduction to critical thinking, an historical overview of critical thinking, an in-depth discussion on the affective and cognitive components of critical thinking, plus complete explanations on how to use activities in the book.
Allows the text to be utilized across the curriculum. Ex.___
Provides students with true, interactive study on critical thinking; shows them that there is more than one component of critical thinking; and helps them understand how the affective component of critical thinking impacts the cognitive component. Ex.___
Provides students with an opportunity to learn CT language and apply it to everyday nursing practice. Ex.___
Exposes students to many different areas of nursing, and benefits instructors from a variety of disciplines. Ex.___
Presents students with consistently updated material, and allows them to work with their peers at other campuses at any given time; enables instructors to assign projects on-line. Ex.___
Presents students and instructors with an extensive variety of learning tools that encourages the development of critical thinking skills and enriches the entire learning experience. Ex.___
Introduces students to the concepts and language of critical thinking. Ex.___
Helps students during their review process. Ex.___
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Adult Health Nursing.