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Teaching Theoretical Thinking for a Sense of Salience.
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PMID:  21598862     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Using a thought-provoking photograph, blank paper, and a series of questions, graduate students were asked to engage in an interactive classroom exercise that helps them understand the process and usefulness of theoretical thinking. This one-time exercise helps students envision ways they will be able to use theoretical thinking when they enter their advanced practice roles. The exercise is followed by a short, debriefing lecture on the four levels of theory as originally described by Dickoff, James, and Weidenbach. Students engage in a four-stage, systematic process of theoretical thinking that can be used as a model for clinical reasoning and problem solving, especially for ambiguous situations.
Authors:
Debra R Hanna
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-5-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of nursing education     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0148-4834     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-5-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7705432     Medline TA:  J Nurs Educ     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-4     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright 2011, SLACK Incorporated.
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