Author(s): Komala Sesha Kumar, M. Shanthi


DOI: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00117.9   

Address: Mr. Komala Sesha Kumar1, Mrs. M. Shanthi2
1Tutor, ESIC College of Nursing, Indira Nagar, Bangalore.
2Professor cum Vice Principal, Rajalakshmi College of Nursing, Thandalam, Chennai.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 8,      Issue - 4,     Year - 2020

Thinking like a nurse is finely based on critical thinking, until a nurse Think critically there is no solution for the problem. Here the word critical indicates not the difficult or danger or risk. It is taking the risk, which means to solve the problem. Critical thinking is the process of searching, obtaining, evaluating, analyzing, synthesizing and conceptualizing information as a guide for developing one’s thinking with self-awareness, and the ability to use this information by adding creativity and taking risks.

Cite this article:
Komala Sesha Kumar, M. Shanthi. Critical Thinking - Think like a Nurse. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2020; 8(4):529-531. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2020.00117.9

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