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Critical Thinking Skills for Healthcare

Author: Stephanie McKendry

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317660331

Category: Medical

Page: 122

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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.

Critical Thinking Skills for your Nursing Degree

Author: Jane Bottomley,Steven Pryjmachuk

Publisher: Critical Publishing

ISBN: 1912096668

Category: Medical

Page: 88

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Critical Thinking Skills for your Nursing Degree provides you with a sound knowledge and understanding of: the nature of critical thinking, and of its relevance and importance in HE how to adopt a critical approach to all aspects of your nursing study the importance of active, critical reading, and how it allows you an efficient, principled, effective assessment of the literature in your field the need to adopt a critical approach to writing, characterised by analytical and evaluative use of sources and the development of your own ‘voice’ If you are embarking on a university nursing or midwifery degree, the books in this series will help you acquire and develop the knowledge, skills and strategies you need to achieve your goals. They provide support in all areas important for university study, including institutional and disciplinary policy and practice, self-management, and research and communication. Tasks and activities are designed to foster aspects of learning which are valued in higher education, including learner autonomy and critical thinking, and to guide you towards reflective practice in your study and work life.

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Author: Maura R. Graglia

Publisher: Wagner Verlag sucht Autoren

ISBN: 9783935232494

Category: Psychology

Page: 124

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Critical Thinking TACTICS for Nurses: Tracking, Assessing & Cultivating Thinking to Improve Competency-Based Strategies

Author: Rubenfeld,Barbara K. Scheffer

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763747022

Category: Medical

Page: 294

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Critical Thinking TACTICS for Nurses addresses issues such as critical thinking language, 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. Drawing on research and expertise in teaching and practice, the authors have synthesized seventeen components of critical thinking in nursing with the Institute of Medicine’s five competencies: patient-centered care, interdisciplinary team work, evidence-based practice, informatics, and quality improvement.

Critical Thinking in Long-term Care Nursing

Skills to Assess, Analyze, and Act

Author: Shelley Cohen

Publisher: HC Pro, Inc.

ISBN: 1601461372

Category: Education

Page: 128

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Critical Thinking in Long-Term Care 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. This essential book covers how to lead classroom sessions for new graduate nurses and experienced nurses to develop critical thinking skills, including successful classroom processes and learning strategies.

Critical Thinking in the Obstetrics Unit

Skills to Assess, Analyze, and Act

Author: Shelley Cohen

Publisher: Opus Communications

ISBN: 9781578398744

Category: Education

Page: 164

View: 9778

Nurses must manage complex situations on a daily basis. the ability to think critically is crucial to patient care and to reducing medical errors. Applying the critical thinking process into their daily routines will allow nurses to make effective and safe clinical decisions. Critical Thinking in the Obstetrics Unit: Skills to Assess, Analyze, and Act is a new, easy-to-read resource that explains the principles behind critical thinking and how to encourage nurses to use critical thinking methods. This book provides strategies for managers and nurse educators to use in developing critical thin

A Beginner'S Guide To Critical Thinking And Writing In Health And Social Care

Author: Aveyard, Helen,Sharp , Pam,Woolliams, Mary

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335243665

Category: Medical

Page: 157

View: 1887

A realistic and practical introduction to all the skills of critical appraisal and writing designed to meet the needs of the health and social care student.

Communication Skills for the Healthcare Professional

Author: Laurie Kelly McCorry,Jeff Mason

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781582558141

Category: Medical

Page: 251

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Communication Skills for the Healthcare Professional is a comprehensive yet compact guide to learning essential communication skills that will prepare students for success as healthcare professionals. Intended to supplement the clinical coursework students complete in the first one to two years of all allied health programs, the book uses a broad range of examples, role plays, and scenarios from virtually every healthcare field, enabling both instructors and students to use it as an essential resource for mastering any area-specific communication skill. Each chapter provides students with objective and short-answer questions to test comprehension of the material, as well as more complex clinical applications that encourage students to develop the critical thinking skills they will need every day as professionals in the healthcare industry.

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


Page: N.A

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Critical Thinking in the Intensive Care Unit

Skills to Assess, Analyze, and Act

Author: Shelley Cohen

Publisher: Hcpro Incorporated

ISBN: 9781578399710

Category: Education

Page: 160

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Learn how to develop a culture of critical thinking, from coaching new grads through bad patient outcomes to encouraging experienced nurses by setting expectations. The accompanying CD-ROM contains all the book's valuable and completely customizable resources such as intensive care unit-specific assessment tools, case studies, worksheets, and sample questions. - from publisher description

Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing

Author: Susan C. DeWit

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780721603117

Category: Medical

Page: 950

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Now part of the popular LPN Threads series, the second edition of this market-leading text provides all the essential information that the LPN/LVN nurse needs to practice in an expanded number of care settings, including the traditional hospital setting, the clinic, physician's office, long-term care facility, and the home. Heavily illustrated, the text's primary themes addressed include health promotion, communication and patient teaching, critical thinking, and cultural sensitivity in providing nursing care. Over 465 full-color photographs and illustrations. More than 75 skills that follow the nursing process are clearly presented in an action/rationale format. Steps - a more concise versions of skills - are all in action/rationale format. Overview of Structure and Function presents basic anatomy and physiology, including a section on aging. Application of the Nursing Process includes nursing care plans to reinforce application. Elder Care Points highlight changes that occur with aging and how they affect nursing care. Home Care boxes highlight the necessary adaptations of nursing skills and techniques for the patient in the home care setting. Patient Teaching boxes include guidelines to prevent illness, promote health, and develop self-care strategies. Critical Thinking Activities help students develop problem-solving skills. Theory Objectives and Clinical Practice Objectives in each chapter highlight the most important goals. Think Critically About boxes encourage students to synthesize information and apply concepts. Communication Cues present examples of nurse-patient dialogues and instructive therapeutic communication techniques. Full-color LPN Threads design and content - with objectives, key terms, care plans with critical thinking activities, key points, study questions, and more. NCLEX-PN® Examination Test Plan Comparison matches up text content with the test plan. Complementary and Alternative Therapies chapter covers herbal and other nontraditional therapies used in patient care. Delegation, Leadership, and Management chapter discusses the role of the LPN/LVN in a changing health care environment. Health Promotion Points boxes highlight wellness and disease prevention. Concept Maps help students visualize abstract processes by depicting relationships among a disorder's multiple symptoms, treatments, and side effects. Critical Thinking Questions at the end of nursing care plans allow students to develop problem-solving skills based on the care plan scenario. Includes the latest CDC hand hygiene guidelines and alcohol hand rub information, NHLB blood pressure guidelines, CPR guidelines, and information on pathogens such as "prions." Includes patient safety goals in medication administration from Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Appendix on Spanish/English health care phrases. NIC/NOC language for outcomes and interventions added to nursing process unit. Accompanying student CD-ROM includes open-book quizzes, audio glossary, animations, audio clips, video clips, an English-Spanish glossary, and more.

Making the Transition from LPN to RN

Author: Rose Kearney-Nunnery

Publisher: F A Davis Company


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 235

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Ensure that you understand your new roles as caregiver, decision maker, patient teacher, leader, and manager. Making the Transition from LPN to RN will help you master these responsibilities and begin your successful career as an RN. Uses an informal, conversational writing style. Features case studies that make the information come alive. Presents a clear balance of theory, clinical application of knowledge, and clinical decision making. Builds on your nursing skills to address the practice issues that differentiate LPN from RN practice. Emphasizes the importance of scope of practice, nursin

Critical Thinking and Writing for Nursing Students

Author: Bob Price,Anne Harrington

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473967562

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 1960

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

Critical Thinking in Home Health

Skills to Assess, Analyze, and Act

Author: Alison Basmajian,Shelley Cohen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781683081432


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.

Illuminating the Diversity of Cancer and Palliative Care Education

A Complete Resource for EMQs & a Complete Resource for MCQs, Volume 1 & 2

Author: Lorna Foyle,Janis Hostad

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1315347458

Category: Medical

Page: 412

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Illuminating the Diversity of Cancer and Palliative Care Education examines a myriad of original approaches, techniques, methods, educational strategies and imaginative innovations within this vital field of medicine. Its contributors share a range of educational techniques and tactics from Neuro-Linguistic Programming to creative teaching strategies for bereavement support, allowing readers to reflect on best practice and inventive ways of working which can be used or adapted to suit. This book is an ideal companion to its sister volumes Innovations in Cancer and Palliative Care Education and Delivering Cancer and Palliative Care Education.

Critical Thinking in the Medical-surgical Unit

Skills to Assess, Analyze, and Act

Author: Shelley Cohen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781683081760


Page: 158

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Critical Thinking in the Medical-Surgical Unit: Skills to Assess, Analyze, and Act, Second Edition Shelley Cohen, RN, BSN, CEN Give your nurses the confidence and skills they need to think independently and display high levels of clinical judgment. Critical Thinking in the Medical-Surgical Unit is filled with resources and assessment tools, usable by both new and experienced nurses, to build a culture of critical thinking directed toward the best interests of the patient. This must-have book will help you: Explain the principles of critical thinking Provide strategies for coaching new graduates Discuss creating and teaching critical thinking classes, from orientation to ongoing nurse development Discuss the important role played by preceptors during orientation of new employees and give strategies for encouraging critical thinking skills Table of Contents: Chapter 1: Defining Critical Thinking Chapter 2: New Graduate Nurses and Critical Thinking Chapter 3: The Critical Thinking Classroom Chapter 4: Orientation: Bringing Critical Thinking to the Clinical Environment Chapter 5: Nursing Practice That Promotes and Motivates Critical Thinking Chapter 6: Novice to Expert: Setting Realistic Expectations for Critical Thinking Chapter 7: Applying Critical Thinking to Nursing Documentation Chapter 8: Relating Critical Thinking to Its Higher Purpose Appendix: Additional Tools Unfolding teaching scenarios for medical-surgical nurses Medical-surgical unit teachable moments Critical thinking skills and geriatric patients Sample agenda Instructor worksheet--connecting words to spark critical thinking Worksheet--relationship to critical thinking Worksheet--vital signs Worksheet--red flag alerts Worksheet--relating nursing care to critical thinking

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.

Warum französische Kinder keine Nervensägen sind

Erziehungsgeheimnisse aus Paris

Author: Pamela Druckerman

Publisher: Mosaik Verlag

ISBN: 3641101573

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 368

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Erziehen statt Verziehen. Warum werfen französische Kinder im Restaurant nicht mit Essen, sagen immer höflich Bonjour und lassen ihre Mütter in Ruhe telefonieren? Und warum schlafen französische Babys schon mit zwei oder drei Monaten durch? Als Pamela Druckerman der Liebe wegen nach Paris zieht und bald darauf ein Kind bekommt, entdeckt sie schnell, dass französische Eltern offensichtlich einiges anders machen – und zwar besser. In diesem unterhaltsamen Erfahrungsbericht lüftet sie die Geheimnisse der Erziehung à la française.

Job Readiness for Health Professionals

Soft Skills Strategies for Success

Author: Elsevier

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323431682

Category: Medical

Page: 416

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Get an edge in the job market and develop the soft skills — the personal qualities, habits, attitudes, and social graces needed to work successfully with anyone, anywhere. Job Readiness for Health Professionals, Soft Skills Strategies for Success, 2nd Edition provides a unique tool for soft skill programming to help graduates succeed on the job as effective, engaged, and high-functioning employees. This handy resource uses an 8th grade reading level and a consistent, easy-to-follow modular format to guide you through the essential entry-level soft skills like how to dress, speak, and collaborate in the healthcare setting. With two new chapters, new Video Case vignettes, and 48 soft skills and behavioral competencies, it gives you the tools you need to join the healthcare workforce. Behavioral objectives provided for mastering each skill. Worktext format with journaling activities and multiple self-reflection activities offers valuable review exercises. Critical thinking exercises woven throughout skills include multidisciplinary scenarios from the field. What If? boxes feature short scenarios that encourage you to think about how you would handle a situation in the workplace. Case studies throughout use fictional vignettes to illustrate the issues involved with the specific skills. Down a Dark Road vignettes depict what can go terribly wrong when a skill is ignored or not mastered. 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 ties together and cross-references related skills, pointing out the synergies and connections between them. NEW! Highly anticipated Finding Your First Job chapter highlights competencies that you need to consider and prepare for when starting your job search, beginning a career in the health professions, writing your resume, and interviewing. NEW! Video Case vignettes with assessment and implementation tools on interview skills, active listening, dealing with others, problem solving and decision making, communication, presenting yourself for the workforce, working as a team, dealing with authority, and enhancing your promotability provide a multimedia component with real-life workplace scenarios for your review. NEW! Being a Student chapter covers competencies where students often struggle, including: taking meaningful notes, remaining calm and confident during assessments, and successfully preparing for practicum interviews. NEW! New content on financial literacy, including managing finances and paying back students loans, covers the impact financial decisions have on your life — both personally and as you look for a job.

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