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Critical Thinking As An Outcome Measure In Baccalaureate Schools Of Nursing , Sheila Lea Videbeck Jan 1995

Critical Thinking As An Outcome Measure In Baccalaureate Schools Of Nursing , Sheila Lea Videbeck

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

There is widespread agreement on the need for critical thinking abilities in professional nursing. However, there is not agreement on the issues of what constitutes critical thinking and whether or not programs of nursing education further the development of critical thinking. This study reviews the literature on critical thinking in general, as related to nursing practice and education, and measurement or evaluation of critical thinking skills, with the remainder of the dissertation presented in the form of three articles, followed by a general summary and discussion;The first article describes the results of a survey questionnaire of nurse educators in ...