Critical Thinking Skills for Nurses Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which concept means gathering information, gaining expertise and testing out ideas?

Question 2 2. Which concept refers to group to group interactions in order to resolve issues?

Question 3 3. If you are teaching your students critical thinking skills, what are you teaching?

Question 4 4. Setting up a formal debate and having each group assigned a side to the argument is an example of what type of problem solving?

Question 5 5. Which is the correct order for teaching critical thinking skills for independent problem solving?

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Question 6 6. A nurse is using critical thinking to work through a patient problem. The patient is attempting to get out of bed and does not have any anti-slip socks on. The nurse has recognized that this is abnormal, questioned the problem, and determined that it is a valid concern. The next step is to find factual evidence that the patient is not wearing the socks or if there were any available in the first place. This part of the critical thinking process is called:

Question 7 7. A nurse is using critical thinking and has been able to recognize and question the problem. To continue thinking critically, the nurse would perform what action next?

Question 8 8. What is critical thinking?

Question 9 9. The first step in the critical thinking process for nurses is:

Question 10 10. Five actions that help nurses to think critically are:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following would not influence your assessment of data, information or evidence?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a barrier to critical thinking?

Question 13 13. The major dimensions of critical thinking include all but which of the following?

Question 14 14. Critical thinking standards include all but which of the following?

Question 15 15. When you are critically thinking about a problem, which of the following should you do first?

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Question 16 16. What are the three core skills involved in critical thinking?

Question 17 17. Skepticism:

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 19 19. What is critical thinking?

Question 20 20. What is an anecdote?

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Question 21 21. Why are question/answer parking lots useful in teaching critical-thinking skills?

Question 22 22. What is a critical thinker?

Question 23 23. Applying a concept or skill learned in one area to an experience in a different area is called what?

Question 24 24. Which subject area is NOT conducive to critical thinking?

Question 25 25. When using the strategy of perspective taking, what is one useful idea?

Critical Thinking Skills for Nurses Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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