Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Critical Thinking in the Perioperative Department
The operating room (OR) is a complex, fast-moving environment, requiring nurses to display their specialized skills across the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative setting. Raise the standard of your OR nurses professional nursing practice and teach clinical care providers how to function at a higher level by developing your nursescritical thinking abilities. Build confidence and competence through critical thinking Critical Thinking in the Operating Room: Skills to Assess, Analyze, and Act is a new easy-to-read resource that explains the principles of critical thinking and how to encourage nurses to use critical thinking methods. This essential book covers how to lead classroom sessions for new graduate nurses and experienced nurses to develop critical thinking skills, including successful classroom processes and learning strategies. It includes learning strategies, worksheets, and handouts to supplement the classroom learning. Critical Thinking in the Operating Room: Skills to Assess, Analyze, and Act provides strategies for managers and nurse educators to use in developing critical thinking skills during orientation and beyond, and includes tools and resources for ongoing development. Benefits for both novice and seasoned professional nurses Learn how to develop a culture of critical thinking, from coaching new grads through bad patient outcomes to encouraging experienced nurses by setting expectations. You also get a CD with all the books valuable and completely customizable resources such as operating room -specific assessment tools, worksheets, and sample questions.
Author:Shelley Cohen , RN, BS, CEN
Publisher:HCPro, Inc; 1 edition (March 27, 2008)
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