Critical Thinking Skills for Nurses Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Five actions that help nurses to think critically are:

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. The first step in the critical thinking process for nurses is:

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. What is critical thinking?

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Question 6 6. Why are question/answer parking lots useful in teaching critical-thinking skills?

Question 7 7. What is a critical thinker?

Question 8 8. Which subject area is NOT conducive to critical thinking?

Question 9 9. When using the strategy of perspective taking, what is one useful idea?

Question 10 10. Applying a concept or skill learned in one area to an experience in a different area is called what?

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

Question 12 12. When you are critically thinking about a problem, which of the following should you do first?

Question 13 13. Critical thinking standards include all but which of the following?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a barrier to critical thinking?

Question 15 15. The major dimensions of critical thinking include all but which of the following?

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Question 16 16. Skepticism:

Question 17 17. What is an anecdote?

Question 18 18. What are the three core skills involved in critical thinking?

Question 19 19. What is critical thinking?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements is true?

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Question 21 21. Which is the correct order for teaching critical thinking skills for independent problem solving?

Question 22 22. Which concept refers to group to group interactions in order to resolve issues?

Question 23 23. If you are teaching your students critical thinking skills, what are you teaching?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. Which concept means gathering information, gaining expertise and testing out ideas?

Critical Thinking Skills for Nurses Chapter Exam Instructions

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