Evaluating critical thinking in clinical practice.

Journal Article (Review)

Although much has been written about measurement instruments for evaluating critical thinking in nursing, this article describes clinical evaluation strategies for critical thinking. Five methods are discussed: 1) observation of students in practice; 2) questions for critical thinking, including Socratic questioning; 3) conferences; 4) problem-solving strategies; and 5) written assignments. These methods provide a means of evaluating students' critical thinking within the context of clinical practice.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Oermann, MH

Published Date

  • September 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 25 - 28

PubMed ID

  • 9348884

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0363-3624


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States