The Art and Science of Nursing
by: Rosanne Charles,Solidere Homicile, and Sherley Tervil
Critical Thinking Aspects of Nursing
Ability to think in systematic and logical manner with openness to question.
The reflect on the reasoning process used to ensure safe nursing practice and quality care.
Adherence to intellectual standards.
Proficiency in using reasoning
Commitment to development and maintain intellectual traits of the mind and habits of thought.
The competent use of thinking skills and abilities for effective clinical judgments and safe decision-making.
Clinical Decision Aspects of Nursing
- Requires clinical expertise
- Acknowledge patient preferences
- Research evidence of available resources
- Forming clinical question in response to a recognized information need.
EVIDENCED-BASED DECISION MAKING
- Searching for the most appropriate evidence to meet that need
Appraising the retrieved evidence
Incorporating the evidence into a strategy for action
Evaluating the effects of any decision and action taken.
Social Factors influenced the Art & Science of Nursing
General Public View of Nurses:
The perception of the Clients
Nurse jobs: Administer medications
Follow up with Doctors.
Changing the Image
Showing nurses as an ethical profession
Advertising nursing accomplishments
Becoming involved in committees at work
Conducting a professional behavior at all times.
Getting involved in global causes
Empowering the Profession
Nursing as ethical part of the Healthcare system