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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.

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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 in the Emergency Department

Skills to Assess, Analyze, and Act

Author: Shelley Cohen

Publisher: HC Pro, Inc.

ISBN: 1578398592

Category: Education

Page: 148

View: 3895

The ability to think critically is crucial to patient care, and reducing medical errors. and critical thinking skills are a hot-button issue right now. Managers and educators are looking for new ways to teach these valuable skills to their staff. Critical Thinking in the Emergency Department: Skills to Assess, Analyze, and Act is a 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 thinking skills, as well as tools and resourc

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.

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

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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.

Study Skills for Healthcare Assistants

Author: Sara Powell

Publisher: Mark Allen Group

ISBN: 9781856424035

Category:

Page: 200

View: 431

A guide that offers students support across NVQ, foundation and pre-registration degree pathways. It covers various forms of study and assessment requirements including writing assignments, critical thinking, referencing, exam preparation, research techniques, clinical writing, body language, listening skills, building confidence and more.

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: 5681

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

Critical Thinking in Home Health

Skills to Assess, Analyze, and Act

Author: Alison Basmajian,Shelley Cohen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781683081432

Category:

Page: 130

View: 1335

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.

Critical Thinking and Writing for Nursing Students

Author: Bob Price,Anne Harrington

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473967562

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 3950

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

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.

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

View: 4057

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

Critical Thinking in Long-term Care Nursing

Author: Shelley Cohen

Publisher: Hcpro, a Division of Blr

ISBN: 9781683085638

Category:

Page: 146

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Critical Thinking in Long-Term Care Nursing, Second Edition Shelley Cohen, RN, BS, CEN Resident outcomes have come under growing scrutiny, both through new quality measures and the overall star rating. Nurses are the frontline staff who engage with residents daily, and it's crucial for them to understand how to apply critical thinking. When caring for residents and creating documentation, critical thinking can improve facility and resident outcomes while reducing medical errors, which will ultimately lead to more accurate reimbursement. Raise the standard of professional nursing practice and teach clinical care providers how to function at a higher level by developing their critical thinking abilities.Critical Thinking in Long-Term Care Nursing, Second Edition, provides nurse managers and educators with accessible ways to teach these valuable skills to their staff. This easy-to-read resource explains the principles of critical thinking and how to encourage nurses to use critical thinking methods. Author Shelley Cohen, RN, BS, CEN, provides guidance on how to lead classroom sessions for new graduates and experienced nurses to develop critical thinking skills, including classroom processes and learning strategies. The book includes handouts to supplement classroom training. Who should read this book? Nursing home administrators MDS coordinators Directors of nursing Charge nurses Frontline staff involved in care planning Other clinical managers This book will help you: Identify key aspects of critical thinking Explain how nurses develop competency in critical thinking Determine classroom strategies to teach, promote, and support the development of critical thinking Determine ways to evaluate nurses' progress in critical thinking throughout orientation Develop strategies for the development of critical thinking skills during the orientation process Discuss the role played by managers and educators in promoting environments that support critical thinking Analyze the challenges that both new and experienced nurses face when incorporating critical thinking skills in the practice setting Explain interventions to help new and experienced nurses meet their managers' and preceptors' expectations for critical thinking Understand the new quality measures and how nurses' actions and documentation affect a facility's star ratings Educate staff by developing a culture of critical thinking Coach new nurse graduates through bad resident outcomes by setting expectations Encourage experienced staff to continually apply critical thinking Apply critical thinking to nursing and documentation to improve resident outcomes This book provides nurse managers and educators with easy ways to teach critical thinking to their staff, including customizable resources specific to long-term care, such as: Assessment tools Worksheets Sample questions Case studies What's New? Developing a culture of critical thinking in nursing is crucial in today's long-term care industry. Resident outcomes have come under growing scrutiny, both through surveys (new quality measures) and overall star ratings. Nurses are the frontline staff that engage with residents daily, and they need to understand how to apply critical thinking to nursing. Critical thinking during documentation can improve outcomes in their facility, which will ultimately lead to accurate reimbursement. This update will cover the new quality measures and discuss how nurses' actions and documentation affect the facility's star ratings.

Critical Thinking and Clinical Judgment

A Practical Approach to Outcome-focused Thinking

Author: Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9781416039488

Category: Medical

Page: 303

View: 3139

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.

Making the Transition from LPN to RN

Author: Rose Kearney-Nunnery

Publisher: F A Davis Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 235

View: 6849

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

Anatomie und Physiologie für Dummies

Author: Maggie Norris,Donna Rae Siegfried

Publisher: VCH

ISBN: 9783527708284

Category:

Page: 358

View: 6793

Unser Körper ist ein komplexes System, in dem viele unterschiedlich aufgebaute Teile zusammenwirken. In ”Anatomie und Physiologie für Dummies“ erfahren die Leser, was sie über Knochen, Muskeln, Nerven, Hormone und den Rest, der den menschlichen Körper ausmacht, wissen müssen. Das ist aber natürlich noch nicht alles. Donna Rae Siegfried zeigt in diesem ausgiebig und teilweise farbig illustrierten Band, wie viele Einzelteile zusammenarbeiten und wie der Körper als großes Ganzes funktioniert. Mit Übungsaufgaben, die online gestellt wurden, können Sie Ihr frisch erworbenes Wissen noch einmal überprüfen. Wie man es von den Dummies nicht anders kennt, werden die Leser locker, leicht und mit einer Prise Humor in das komplexe Thema eingeführt.

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.

Advanced Practice in Healthcare

Skills for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

Author: Carol Cox,Marie Hill,Victoria Lack

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136598073

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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Advanced Practice in Healthcare outlines the key components of advanced practice in which healthcare professionals are engaged. With a clear skills focus, it explores issues critical to providing effective enhanced care to patients whilst managing and negotiating the complexities of the healthcare delivery system. Perspectives on advanced practice are illuminated throughout the text and are designed to promote the formation of new thinking in relation to practice, education and research. The text is comprised of three sections that address different aspects of advanced practice and these in turn: Provide guidance on the development of clinical skills, including consultation, clinical decision making, holistic care, and the role of care planning in advanced practice. Explain management skills and how to manage, negotiate and monitor the complexities of the healthcare system in order to ensure the delivery of quality patient care. Clarify the professional role of the advanced practice clinician and how implementation of the role can improve the delivery of patient care. In each chapter activities are presented that assist in the development, implementation and extension of advanced level practice. This text is especially relevant to nurses, midwives and allied health professionals practising within primary and secondary care who wish to advance their practice or clarify their roles within the context of advanced practice, particularly those undertaking masters level study.

Critical Thinking in the Operating Room

Skills to Assess, Analyze, and Act

Author: Shelley Cohen

Publisher: Hcpro Incorporated

ISBN: 9781601462053

Category: Education

Page: 150

View: 6806

Critical Thinking in the Operating Room: Skills to Assess, Analyze, and Act is a new 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. It includes learning strategies, worksheets, and handouts to supplement the classroom learning.

Job Readiness for Health Professionals - E-Book

Soft Skills Strategies for Success

Author: Elsevier

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323292240

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 1886

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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