Improving Critical Thinking, Clinical Reasoning, and Clinical Judgment - PT168

Improving Critical Thinking, Clinical Reasoning, and Clinical Judgment

by Rosalinda Alfaro-LeFevre, MSN, RN, ANEF
PT168
(4.3 / 945 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Physical Therapy (1.00 Hour(s))

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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.
 
Physical therapists: 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.
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is an approved sponsor by the New York State Education Department of CE for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants from 11/16/2018 to 6/11/2019.
 
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider 1902004TX for 02/01/2016 to 01/31/2019 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
 
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California for 4/5/10 to 12/31/18. Relias LLC is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California as of 1/1/2019.
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is a licensed physical therapy continuing education sponsor (#216.000290) with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation from October 2018 through September 30, 2020.
 
This course has been approved as meeting the CE requirements for PTs and PTAs by:
 
The OH PT Association (approval no. 18S0765 for 4/30/18 to 4/30/19).
 
The FL PT Association (approval no. CE18-518227 for 01/01/18 to 12/31/18). Approval of this course does not necessarily imply The FL PT Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
 
The TN PT Association for Class 1 CE Requirement (approval no. 2016-397 for 09/01/16 to 08/31/17).
 
The PA Board of PT (approval no. PTCE010141 for 01/01/17 to 12/31/18)
 
NJ of PT Examiners (approval no. 1801-185 for 2/1/18 to 1/31/20).
 
This course has been approved by:
 
The MD State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 CEU for 04/18/11 to 04/18/15.
 
This course has been approved by the NV State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 07/31/15 to 07/31/17.
 
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.

Course Originally Released on: 9/15/2008
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. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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

 

For Florida professionals:

This course completion will be electronically reported to CE Broker as required per Florida Statute 456.025(7). Click here to view your CE Broker transcript and check the status of your CE requirements with a FREE 7-day CE Broker trial subscription. It may take up to 24 hours for the course to appear on your CE Broker transcript.

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Annette W - Stedman, NC  ·  Jan 21, 2019
informative, thsnk you
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Adrian C - Fort Worth, TX  ·  Jan 04, 2019
The concept of the course is beneficial to my field. However, as I am not a nurse, I think more generic examples would have been more beneficial.
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JUDITH G - WARMINSTER, PA  ·  Dec 30, 2018
Good information but the print in one of "bubbles" was too small to read.
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Susan P - Dallas, TX  ·  Dec 29, 2018
We are always looking to incorporate these skills in our comps
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MARLA T - WARRINGTON, PA  ·  Dec 23, 2018
mostly based on nursing application but transferable to therapy
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