Walsh University Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013
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NURS 302RN Critical Thinking in Clinical Decisions 5 sem. hrs.
This course focuses on examining the critical thinking process as the student integrates nursing, liberal arts and science theories. Types of thinking, characteristics and skills of the critical thinker, and factors and barriers influencing thinking are explored. Models that assist clinical decision-making are utilized to execute therapeutic nursing interventions. Components of ethical decision-making are also addressed. Various case studies are analyzed in applying components of critical thinking. Prerequisite: NURS 300RN. Offered every twice a year.
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