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Critical Thinking and Writing in Nursing

Fourth Edition


December 2018 | 216 pages | Learning Matters

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A clear and practical guide to help students develop critical thinking, writing and reflection skills. It explains what critical thinking is and how students should use it throughout their nursing programme. This new edition also provides content on the reflective practice requirements for revalidation and is mapped to the new 2018 NMC standards. This text provides an innovative new framework that helps students appreciate different levels of critical thinking and reflection required of degree level study. The book demonstrates the transferable nature of critical thinking and reflection from academic contexts to the real practice of nursing.

Key features:

  • Clear and straightforward introduction to critical thinking directly written for nursing students, with chapters relating the subject to specific study and practice contexts

  • Student examples and scenarios throughout, including running case studies from four nursing students

  • Each chapter is linked to the new NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses


 
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 demonstrations, seminars and workshops
 
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: Building and using your portfolio of learning

Great guide to critical analysis for health higher education students.

Miss Holly Joanna Magenta Scott
Education Department, Newcastle College
April 15, 2019

This useful text has been added to the reading list for both the course I run. It has useful guide for students that wish to develop their critical analysis skills within their academic writing

Mrs Lisa Clarke
Faculty of education, health and wellbeing, Wolverhampton University
November 14, 2018

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