Critical Thinking Skills in Nursing


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Five actions that help nurses to think critically are:

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

2. 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?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet are designed to assist you in checking your knowledge of critical thinking skills involved in the nursing practice. Steps involved in critical thinking and why nurses need these skills are two of the topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can gauge your understanding of:

  • What critical thinking is
  • Interpreting a given patient scenario to pick out which part of the critical thinking process it depicts
  • Five actions that help nurses to think critically
  • The first step in the critical thinking process

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of critical thinking to explain its applications for nurses
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the steps in the critical thinking process for nurses
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on critical thinking in nursing

Additional Learning

Cover more information quickly by using the lesson called Critical Thinking Skills in Nursing. You'll get to explore more topics like:

  • Why critical thinking matters
  • How nurses apply critical thinking in their profession
  • An example of nurses using critical thinking
  • Who else uses critical thinking