In nursing, critical thinking and clinical reasoning are inextricably linked, columnist Margaret Mc Cartney said in the.
Critical thinking skills for nurses include problem-solving and the ability to evaluate situations and make recommendations.
Done correctly, critical thinking results in positive patient outcomes, Srinidhi Lakhanigam, an RN-BSN, said in a article.
Nurse educators spend countless hours with students in classrooms and clinical rotations, preparing them to use practical decision-making skills and sound judgment for healthy and safe patient care.
As such, nurse educators must also ensure that students can incorporate critical thinking skills into everyday practice.