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Characteristics of a Critical Thinker

Open-mindedness Truth seeking Continual inquiry Perserverance Willingness to look at each patient as unique Analytical Systemic Self-confident Inquisitive Mature

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Nurse's Responsibility in Clinical Decision-Making

Selecting appropriate treatments or interventions after determining a patient's health problems Separates professional nurses from NAP

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Reflection improves clinical decision making by...

improving the accuracy of making diagnostic conclusions.

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Critical thinking skills used in nursing practice

clinical inference diagnostice reasoning clinical decision making

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Relationship between critical thinking & clinical experience

Clinical experience tests nursing knowledge Competency comes with experience Each experience builds new knowledge & stimulates innovative thinking

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Critical Thinking Attitudes

Confidence (performing a skill) Independent Thinking (challenging other's ideas) Fairness (don't allow personal beliefs to influence care) Responsibility & Accountability (know limits of care) Risk Taking (trying different ways to solve a problem) Discipline (follow an orderly, systematic approach) Perserverance (determined to find solution) Creativity (original thinking) Curiosity (ask "Why?") Integrity (honesty, willing to admit mistakes) Humility (admit limitations)

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Professional Standards influence a nurse's critical thinking by...

Requiring use of critical thinking for the good of individuals or groups

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Problem Solving

obtaining information & applying it together with what you already know to find a solution

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Deductive Reasoning

"top-down" logic general to specific

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Concept Map

visual road maps that highlight the meaning of relationships between concepts & help conceptualize a holistic view of a patient

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Open-mindedness Truth seeking Continual inquiry Perserverance Willingness to look at each patient as unique Analytical Systemic Self-confident Inquisitive Mature

Characteristics of a Critical Thinker

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Selecting appropriate treatments or interventions after determining a patient's health problems Separates professional nurses from NAP

Nurse's Responsibility in Clinical Decision-Making

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improving the accuracy of making diagnostic conclusions.

Reflection improves clinical decision making by...

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clinical inference diagnostice reasoning clinical decision making

Critical thinking skills used in nursing practice

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Clinical experience tests nursing knowledge Competency comes with experience Each experience builds new knowledge & stimulates innovative thinking

Relationship between critical thinking & clinical experience

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Confidence (performing a skill) Independent Thinking (challenging other's ideas) Fairness (don't allow personal beliefs to influence care) Responsibility & Accountability (know limits of care) Risk Taking (trying different ways to solve a problem) Discipline (follow an orderly, systematic approach) Perserverance (determined to find solution) Creativity (original thinking) Curiosity (ask "Why?") Integrity (honesty, willing to admit mistakes) Humility (admit limitations)

Critical Thinking Attitudes

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Requiring use of critical thinking for the good of individuals or groups

Professional Standards influence a nurse's critical thinking by...

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obtaining information & applying it together with what you already know to find a solution

Problem Solving

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"top-down" logic general to specific

Deductive Reasoning

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Reversed

visual road maps that highlight the meaning of relationships between concepts & help conceptualize a holistic view of a patient

Concept Map