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Titre : Critical Thinking in the Medical-Surgical ...
Éditeur : Opus Communications, United States
Date d'édition : 2007
Reliure : Mixed media product
Etat du livre : New
Language: English . Brand New Book. Build confidence and competence through critical thinking A rapidly-growing number of nurse leaders are concerned that the new graduates who flock to medical-surgical units to gain experience lack the critical thinking skills necessary to practice in a complex medical-surgical environment. Raise the standard of professional nursing practice and teach clinical care providers how to function at a higher level with the HCPro book, Critical Thinking in the Medical-Surgical Unit: Skills to Assess, Analyze, and Act. This easy-to-read resource explains the principles of critical thinking and how to encourage nurses to use critical thinking methods. It 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 teaching tips, workbooks, and handouts to supplement the classroom learning. Critical Thinking in the Medical-Surgical Unit provides strategies for managers and nurse educators to develop critical thinking skills during orientation and beyond, and includes tools and resources for ongoing development.Table of Contents: Introduction: Critical thinking in the medical-surgical unit 1. Defining critical thinking 2. New graduate nurses and critical thinking 3. The critical thinking classroom 4. Orientation: Bringing critical thinking to the clinical environment 5. Nursing practice that promotes and motivates critical thinking 6. Novice to expert: Setting realistic expectations for critical thinking 7. Applying critical thinking to nursing documentation 8. Relating critical thinking to its higher purpose 9. Resources and tools Learning objectives: Describe the characteristics of the medical-surgical unit that require good critical-thinking skillsIdentify the key aspects of critical thinking and how nurses develop competencyAnalyze the factors that contribute to new graduates lack of critical thinking and strategies to counteract thisUtilize the classroom environment to teach, promote, and support the development of critical thinkingIdentify ways to incorporate critical thinking development into orientation programs and ways to evaluate nurses progressDiscuss the role played by managers and educators in promoting environments that support critical thinkingEvaluate the challenges facing new and experienced nurses in incorporating critical thinking skills into practice and strategies to help meet expectationsApply critical thinking to nursing documentation Benefits for both novice and seasoned professional nursesLearn how to develop a culture of critical thinking, from coaching new grads through bad patient outcomes to encouraging experienced nurses by setting expectations. You also get customizable resources such as medical-surgical unit-specific assessment tools, worksheets, and sample questions. N° de réf. du libraire AAU9781578399659
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