How to assess critical thinking in clinical practice.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Nursing leaders in critical care face new challenges in assessing their staff's critical thinking skills. Specific strategies--such as questioning, clinical scenarios, conferences, and context-dependent test items--are needed for this assessment. Critical care educators, managers, clinical nurse specialists, acute care nurse practitioners, case managers, and nurses in other roles who are responsible for orienting staff to critical care and for providing them with continued education and development can use these strategies.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Oermann, MH

Published Date

  • November 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 322 - 327

PubMed ID

  • 10639992

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1538-8646

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0730-4625

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00003465-199811000-00008


  • eng