eBook Critical Thinking in the Operating Room, 1st Edition

  • Shelley Cohen
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  • ISBN-10: 1601467893
  • ISBN-13: 9781601467898
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 150 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released September 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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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 nurses’critical thinking abilities. This work 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. 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 book’s valuable and completely customizable resources such as operating room -specific assessment tools, worksheets, and sample questions.