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Evaluating Critical Thinking in Clinical Practice

by Marilyn H Oermann
Nurse Educator ()
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Abstract

Although much has been written about measurement instruments for evaluating critical thinking in nursing, this article describes clinical evaluation strategies for critical thinking. Five methods are discussed: 1) observation of students in practice; 2) questions for critical thinking, including Socratic questioning; 3) conferences; 4) problemsolving strategies; and 5) written assignments. These methods provide a means of evaluating students' critical thinking within the context of clinical practice. (C) Lippincott-Raven Publishers

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