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Critical Thinking and Writing for Nursing Students / Edition 2
     

Critical Thinking and Writing for Nursing Students / Edition 2

by Bob Price, Anne Harrington
 

ISBN-10: 1446256448

ISBN-13: 9781446256442

Pub. Date: 07/31/2013

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This book is 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 an innovative new framework that helps students appreciate different levels of critical thinking and reflection to

Overview

This book is 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 an innovative new framework that helps students appreciate different levels of critical thinking and reflection to help nursing students appreciate the requirements 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 and further annotated examples of student’s work on the website
  • Each chapter is linked to the new NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781446256442
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/31/2013
Series:
Transforming Nursing Practice Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part 1 Understanding thinking, reflecting and writing
Critical thinking
Reflecting
Scholarly writing
Part 2 Critical thinking and reflecting in nursing contexts
Making sense of lectures
Making sense of demonstrations, seminars and workshops
Making sense of clinical placements
Making use of electronic media
Part 3 Expressing critical thought and reflection
Critiquing evidence-based literature
Writing the analytical essay
Writing the reflective essay
Building and using your portfolio of learning

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