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Critical Thinking and Writing in Nursing
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Critical Thinking and Writing in Nursing

Fifth Edition (Revised and Updated Edition)
  • Bob Price - Healthcare Education and Training Consultant


May 2021 | 224 pages | Learning Matters

Critical thinking and writing is central to effective nursing practice. Written specifically for nursing students, this book offers practical guidance on what it means to think critically as a nurse and how to apply this to study and practice.  From critically reviewing literature for assessments to evaluating evidence to support decision-making in practice, the book provides a unique framework for developing essential critical skills.

Key features

  • A new chapter on 'Writing the Clinical Case Study', along with new guidance on how to become a successful independent learner, advice on managing information overload, and many more updates and enhancements on the previous edition.
  • Each chapter is mapped to the 2018 NMC standards            
  • Filled with activities and student case studies demonstrating how to apply critical thinking and reflection in practice
  • Innovative approach that introduces the different levels of critical thinking and reflection required of degree level study

 
Introduction
 
Part 1: Understanding thinking, reflecting and writing
 
Chapter 1: Critical thinking
 
Chapter 2: Reflecting
 
Chapter 3: Scholarly writing
 
Part 2: Critical thinking and reflecting in nursing contexts
 
Chapter 4: Making sense of lectures
 
Chapter 5: Making sense of interactive enquiries
 
Chapter 6: Making clinical placements successful
 
Chapter 7: Making use of electronic media
 
Part 3: Expressing critical thought and reflection
 
Chapter 8: Critiquing evidence-based literature
 
Chapter 9: Writing the analytical essay
 
Chapter 10: Writing the reflective essay
 
Chapter 11: Writing the clinical case study
 
Chapter 12: Building and using your portfolio of learning
 
Glossary

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 7: Making Use of Electronic Media


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