Improving Critical Thinking, Clinical Reasoning, and Clinical Judgment - CHES177

Improving Critical Thinking, Clinical Reasoning, and Clinical Judgment

by Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre, MSN, RN, ANEF
CHES177
(4.5 / 127 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Health Education (1.00 CECH)

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Price: $20.00
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Summary:

Having sound critical thinking, clinical reasoning, and clinical judgment skills makes the difference between keeping patients safe and putting them in harm’s way. This educational activity addresses the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed for critical thinking and clinical reasoning. It reviews results from key studies and gives strategies for developing the thinking skills needed to function as a 21st century healthcare professional.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to help nurses, dietitians, dietary managers, health educators, laboratory professionals, occupational therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, and social workers improve their critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe critical thinking and clinical reasoning in the context of your practice
  • Identify characteristics and skills that demonstrate critical thinking
  • Use specific strategies to improve your critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills as well as those of other healthcare professionals

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, dietitians, dietary managers, health educators, laboratory professionals, occupational therapists, physical therapists, respiratory therapists and social workers.
 
Health educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Sponsored by OnCourse Learning, a Relias LLC company, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
 
Provider ID: CA0084 (98709) for 01/01/2012 to 12/31/2015, 114941 for 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2019.

Course Originally Released on: 9/16/2013
Date of Most Recent Review: 9/4/2018
Course Termination/Update Date: 9/4/2021

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Karen L - WILLIAMSBURG, VA  ·  Jun 08, 2019
Up to date and describes the difference between critical thinking, reasoning and judgment which can be confusing/interrelated terms.
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Hosmann E - Michigan, MI  ·  May 15, 2019
Is a good course i would recommend it
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Gustavo J - Denver, CO  ·  May 14, 2019
Is so very appropriate this kind of proofs for improve the performance in health area
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Delia F - Tucson, AZ  ·  May 10, 2019
Use this course and for best learning supplement with other online information and articles on critical thinking
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Jennifer S - Austin, TX  ·  Apr 04, 2019
this is an informative course. helpful for all levels of nursing.
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Price: $20.00
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