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1

______ decision making requires critical thinking.

clinical

2

Clinical decision making requires critical thinking. This separates professional nurses from technical and ______ staff.

ancillary

3

Nurses need to seek knowledge, act quickly, and make sound ______.

clinical decisions

4

Nurses are guided by ____ to become an informed critical thinker.

EBP (evidence based practice)

5

Critical thinking is a continuous process characterized by open-mindedness, continual inquiry, and perseverance, combined with a willingness to look at each _____ patient situation and determine which identified assumptions are true and relevant.

unique

6

_______ is recognizing that an issue exists, analyzing information, evaluating information, and making conclusions

critical thinking

7

Critical Thinking Skills (6)

Interpretation
Analysis
Inference
Evaluation
Explanation
Self-Regulation

8

Nurses use the nursing process to determine client/family level of wellness and ________.

need for assistance

9

Nurses use the nursing process to _______ (physical and emotional)

provide care

10

Nurses use the nursing process to teach, guide and ______

counsel

11

Nurses use the nursing process to implement _______ aimed at prevention and assisting the client to meet his or her needs.

interventions

12

The nursing process is a variation of ______.

scientific reasoning

13

The five steps of the nursing process allow you to be organized and have a _______.

systematic approach

14

The five steps of the nursing process allow you to learn to make ______ about the meaning of a patient's response to a health problem or generalize about the patient's functional state of health.

inferences

15

By using the nursing process, in particular the assessment portion, a ____ begins to form.

pattern

16

The five steps of the nursing process

Assessment
Diagnosis
Planning
Implementation
Evaluation

17

During the assessment you collect information from primary and ______ sources.

secondary

18

During ______ you gather the "patient's story" along with interpreting and validating the information to form a complete database.

assessment

19

The primary source to collect information from is the ____. Every time a piece of information is added to the health record it becomes another part of the "patient's story"

patient

20

The secondary source of information can come from _______, friends, other health care providers, scientific literature, and the nurse's experience.

family members

21

The purpose of assessment is to establish a _____. This includes patient's perceived needs, health problems, and _______.

database
responses to these problems

22

Critical thinking skills help you to synthesize relevant information and use it is a _____ way.

purposeful

23

During the assessment you gather information and it includes information from the _____.

physical examination

24

During the assessment, collect data. With this information ______ cues, then make inferences. Identify patterns and problem areas.

cluster

25

Interview Techniques (3)

open-ended vs closed ended questions
back channeling
probing

26

Because a patient’s report includes subjective information, ____ data from the interview later with objective data.

validate

27

Obtain information (as appropriate) about a patient’s physical, ______, emotional, intellectual, social, and spiritual dimensions.

developmental

28

Information about work, _____ and home surroundings comes from a thorough health history.

social

29

____ is when you gather information about the patient's condition.

assess

30

____ is when you determine if goals and expected outcomes are achieved.

evaluation