Clinical Reasoning: The Art and Science of Critical and Creative Thinking / Edition 1

Clinical Reasoning: The Art and Science of Critical and Creative Thinking / Edition 1

by Daniel Pesut
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0827378696

ISBN-13: 2900827378697

Pub. Date: 01/21/1999

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This innovative book helps students learn clinical reasoning skills to become more outcome oriented. It introduces the OPT (outcome, present state, test) model, an alternative to the nursing process, to help students develop the clinical reasoning skills required in contemporary practice. This model uses the client's story as a foundation for developing reasoning

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This innovative book helps students learn clinical reasoning skills to become more outcome oriented. It introduces the OPT (outcome, present state, test) model, an alternative to the nursing process, to help students develop the clinical reasoning skills required in contemporary practice. This model uses the client's story as a foundation for developing reasoning skills that are outcome focused, an area gaining importance in nursing.
(judgement, critical thinking, reasoning, decision making, analyze)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900827378697
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/21/1999
Series:
Professional Reference - Nursing Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264

Table of Contents

CLINICAL REASONING IN NURSING: Society and Nursing. Nursing Process: A Tradition in Nursing. The Metacognitive Model: Building on Traditional Nursing Process. Knowledge Work and Clinical Reasoning: Using Organized Knowledge in Nursing. CLINICAL REASONING ACROSS CONTEXTS: Using OPT in Clinical Practice. Clinical Reasoning in a Primary Care Context. Clinical Reasoning in an Acute Care Context. Clinical Reasoning in Community Care: Using the OPT Model and the Omaha Classification Systems. Clinical Reasoning in Community Mental Health Contexts: Using the OPT Model and DSM IV. Clinical Reasoning in a Long-Term Care Context. OPT and Clinical Supervision: the Development of Nursing Intelligence. Theory Development and Testing Using the OPT Model.

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