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Nurse Preceptor Resource Guide: Critical Thinking

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Critical Thinking for Nurse Preceptors (Michigan Center for Nursing)

What is Critical Thinking

What it critical thinking and why is it important?

Critical Thinking Books

"Critical thinking is a much-used term in nursing in the last 20 years, but a term that gets used loosely and often without definition." (Ulrich, 2012).

Ulrich, B.T. (2012). Mastering Precepting: A Nurse's Handbook for Success. Indianapolis, IN: Sigma Theta Tau.

Characteristic of Critical Thinkers

Source: Alfaro-LeFevre, R. (1999). Critical thinking in nursing: a practical approach (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders.