Critical Thinking, Clinical Reasoning, and Clinical Judgment, A Practical Approach, 5th Edition

Critical Thinking, Clinical Reasoning, and Clinical Judgment

5th Edition A Practical Approach

By Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre, RN, MSN, ANEF, President, Teaching Smart/Learning Easy, Stuart, FL and Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre, RN, MSN, ANEF, President, Teaching Smart/Learning Easy, Stuart, FL


1. What are Critical Thinking, Clinical Reasoning, and Clinical Judgment?

2. How to Develop Critical Thinking

3. Clinical Reasoning and Clinical Judgment

4. Ethical Reasoning, Evidence-Based Practice, Teaching Others, Teaching Ourselves, and Test-Taking

5. Practicing Clinical Reasoning Skills: Applying Nursing Process

6. Developing Interpersonal, Teamwork, and Self-management Skills

Response Key for Exercises in Chapters 1 to 5

Appendix A: Concept Mapping: Getting in the "Right" State of Mind

Appendix B: Key Brain Parts Involved in Thinking

Appendix C: Patients? Rights

Appendix D: ANA Standards of Practice and Professional Performance for Registered Nurses

Appendix E: Comprehensive Patient Admission Tool

Appendix F: NCLEX Practice Questions

Glossary

Index