Critical Thinking Skills for Healthcare

Author: Stephanie McKendry

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131766034X

Category: Medical

Page: 112

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Thinking critically is an essential skill, both for students and for the modern, evidence-based, healthcare practitioner. You need to be able to find, understand and evaluate the evidence that underpins your assignments, clinical decision making and practice. The good news is that you use all of these skills in everyday life. You don’t believe every advert you see or respond to every spam email. It’s just a question of taking these critical skills and having the confidence to apply them to your academic work. This book will help you do just that. It will enable you to: - recognise your existing ability to be a critical thinker - spot logical flaws and inconsistencies in arguments - consider health issues from multiple perspectives, weighing up the strengths and weaknesses of a case - build a convincing argument in assessments - develop a range of critical skills for successful study and healthcare practice. Critical Thinking Skills for Healthcare is an essential resource for all health professionals in training.
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Medical-Surgical Nursing

Critical Thinking in Client Care: First Australian Edition

Author: Priscilla LeMone,Karen M. Burke,Tracy Levett-Jones,Trudy Dwyer,Lorna Moxham,Kerry Reid-Searl,Kamaree Berry,Keryln Carville,Majella Hales,Nicole Knox,Yoni Luxford,Debra Raymond

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781442534490

Category:

Page: N.A

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Critical Thinking TACTICS for Nurses

Author: M. Gaie Rubenfeld,Visiting Professor Visiting Professor at the University of Miami Miami Florida Tomas B Garcia,Professor the University of Southern Mississippi College of Nursing Hattiesburg Mississippi Janie B Butts,Barbara Scheffer,Karen L Rich,Professor Emerita School of Nursing Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti Michigan M Gaie Rubenfeld

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284041425

Category: HEALTH & FITNESS

Page: 350

View: 1963

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Critical Thinking TACTICS for Nurses: Achieving IOM Competencies, Third Edition is a user-friendly and practical manual focusing on the day-to-day realities of doing, learning, and evaluating critical thinking in nursing. With clear examples of both the parts and the whole of this complex process, each chapter includes action learning activities to promote critical thinking: Tracking, Assessing, and Cultivating Thinking to Improve Competency-based Strategies or TACTICS. Issues addressed include critical thinking language and awareness enhancement, the impact of critical thinking on quality care, mentoring the critical thinking of staff and students, and designing performance criteria for critical thinking. Based on the authors research in both defining and assessing critical thinking in nursing, this text also draws from their years of refining critical thinking teaching and learning methods."
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Critical Thinking TACTICS for Nurses

Achieving the IOM Competencies

Author: Gaie Rubenfeld,Barbara Scheffer

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 0763765848

Category: Education

Page: 326

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Critical Thinking TACTICS for Nurses: Achieving the IOM Competencies is a reader-friendly guide to performing, learning and evaluating critical thinking in all aspects of nursing care. Award winning authors M. Gaie Rubenfeld and Barbara K. Scheffer draw on their research and expertise in teaching and practice to blend critical thinking components with the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) five core competencies: patient-centered care, interdisciplinary team work, evidence-based practice, informatics, and quality improvement. Issues addressed include critical thinking language and awareness enhancement, the impact of critical thinking on quality care, mentoring the critical thinking of staff and students and designing performance criteria for critical thinking. New to this edition: Significant updates and additional current references to all 5 IOM chapters. New Chapter 10 - Assessing Critical Thinking. New Chapter 11 - Thinking Realities of Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. New “stories” from practicing nurses and others.
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Critical Thinking and Clinical Judgment

A Practical Approach to Outcome-focused Thinking

Author: Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9781416039488

Category: Medical

Page: 303

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Develop the critical thinking skills you need for success in today's challenging healthcare setting with Critical Thinking and Clinical Judgment: A Practical Approach to Outcome-Focused Thinking, 4th Edition! This book's insightful and motivational style makes the concept of critical thinking come alive. Learning difficult concepts is easy with the book's "how-to" approach that provides supporting rationales to help you understand why and how to make decisions. User-friendly and motivational style with vivid examples, anecdotes, and real case scenarios brings content to life. Helps you work smarter - not harder - by providing workplace strategies for managing time, dealing with conflict, and giving bad news. Incorporates practical strategies to promote critical thinking with evidence showing why and how the strategies apply to real life. Emphasizes the importance of ethics- and standards-based professional practice in a world of increasing accountability to keep both you and your patients safe. Incorporates cultural, spiritual, and lifespan content throughout and addresses nurses' roles in hospitals, communities, and long-term care settings for a balanced, comprehensive look at critical thinking. Pre-Chapter Self-Tests help you focus on learning outcomes by identifying your learning needs. Independent learning is easy with user-friendly features such as Key Points, Critical Thinking Exercises, unique HMO ("Help Me Out") cartoons, and much more. New illustrations clarify key concepts and reflect the latest developments in critical thinking. UNIQUE! Applies brain-based learning principles through the use of strategies that challenge the mind to help you gain a better understanding of the content. A wealth of new content, including problem-focused versus outcome-focused thinking, prioritization, novice and expert thinking, evidence-based practice, and more, provides you with the latest information in the field. UNIQUE! Other Perspectives and Critical Moments vignettes with giraffe and elephant icons make learning this important information fun and engaging. Covers the Institute of Medicine's competencies and delegation strategies based on the ANA's Principles for Delegation. NCLEX® examination-style review section includes multiple-choice questions to helps you prepare for board exams.
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Critical Thinking and Writing for Nursing Students

Author: Bob Price,Anne Harrington

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473967546

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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This book is a clear and practical guide to help students develop critical thinking, writing and reflection skills. It explains what critical thinking is and how students should use it throughout their nursing programme. This new edition also provides an innovative new framework that helps students appreciate different levels of critical thinking and reflection to help nursing students appreciate the requirements of degree level study. The book demonstrates the transferable nature of critical thinking and reflection from academic contexts to the real practice of nursing. Key features Clear and straightforward introduction to critical thinking directly written for nursing students, with chapters relating the subject to specific study and practice contexts Student examples and scenarios throughout, including running case studies from four nursing students and further annotated examples of student’s work on the website Each chapter is linked to the new NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters
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Job Readiness for Health Professionals - E-Book

Soft Skills Strategies for Success

Author: Elsevier

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323292240

Category: Medical

Page: 256

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You might know how to properly bill patients, draw blood, or code in a professional work environment, but are you prepared to find and keep your next job? Using an easy-to-read, easy-to-follow format, Job Readiness for Health Professionals: Soft Skills Strategies for Success gives you an advantage in the job market by guiding you through what you need to know to master the essential soft skills — such as professional habits, attitudes, and personality traits — needed for every entry-level healthcare job. If you want long-term success as a working professional, then this book is for you! Critical thinking exercises woven throughout skills include multidisciplinary scenarios from the field. What If? boxes feature short scenarios for the you to think about how you would handle a situation in the workplace. Case studies use fictional vignettes to illustrate the issues involved with the specific skills. Down a Dark Road vignettes illustrate what can go terribly wrong when a skill is ignored or not mastered. Behavioral objectives provided for mastering each skill. Worktext format with journaling activities give you opportunities for self reflection on your skills progress. Experiential Exercises are actions or experiments that you can perform on your own to gain a deeper appreciation for the skill. Cross Currents with Other Skills cross references related skills, pointing out the synergies and connections between them.
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Review Manual for the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator Exam

Author: Ruth A. Wittmann-Price, PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE, ANEF,Linda Wilson, PhD, RN, CPAN, CAPA, BC, CNE, CHSE, CHSE-A, ANEF, FAAN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826120121

Category: Medical

Page: 442

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The authors of this review manual have captured all of the elements of simulation from establishing the objectives of simulated learning experiences, to constructing scenarios, to debriefing students and the simulation team, to assessing and evaluating the learning that has accrued. They have also described the range of simulation options and the contexts for their most effective use. ;Gloria F. Donnelly, PhD, RN, FAAN, FCPP, Dean and Professor College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University Health professionals embarking on a career teaching simulation are embracing a world of innovation in which both teacher and student can develop their healthcare skills more rapidly and promote better patient outcomes. This is the first practice manual to assist healthcare simulation educators in the United States and internationally in preparing for certification in this rapidly emerging field. The authors, noted experts in simulation and education, have carefully analyzed the CHSE blueprint to ascertain what material is most likely to be covered. They present this information in a user-friendly, pithy outline format. This review manual provides numerous features that help students to critically analyze test content, including end-of-chapter review questions, test-taking strategies, and a comprehensive practice test with answers and rationales. It features current evidence-based teaching practices and incorporates case studies to connect simulation situations to simulation education with healthcare students and includes information about advanced certification and recertification. KEY FEATURES: Comprises the first review book for the CHSE exam Follows the CHSE test blueprint Fosters optimal learning and retention through use of a pithy outline format Provides Teaching Tips feature for best simulation practice Includes Evidence-Based Simulation Practice boxes that focus on current research Incorporates case studies, 230+ test questions, end-of-chapter practice questions, and test-taking strategies The Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator and CHSE marks are trademarks of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. This manual is an independent publication and is not endorsed, sponsored, or otherwise approved by the Society.
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Interactive Healthcare 97 Conference Presentation Summaries

Featuring Multimedia Applications for Healthcare

Author: Scott Alan Stewart

Publisher: Stewart Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 92

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Contains 33 presentations from the 1997 Interactive Healthcare Conference. Topics include an introduction to the Internet, design, development, and evaluation of multimedia programs, developing markets, funding sources, and real-world applications.
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Critical Thinking in Home Health

Skills to Assess, Analyze, and Act

Author: Alison Basmajian,Shelley Cohen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781683081432

Category:

Page: 130

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Critical Thinking in Home Health Nursing: Skills to Assess, Analyze and Act, is an easy-to-read resource that explains the principles of critical thinking and how to encourage nurses to use critical thinking methods.
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