Clinical Reasoning: The Art and Science of Critical and Creative Thinking / Edition 1by Daniel Pesut
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 skills that are outcome focused, an area gaining importance in nursing.
(judgement, critical thinking, reasoning, decision making, analyze)
Table of ContentsCLINICAL 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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