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      • Moving from Memorization to Critical Thinking

        Published Aug 02 2019, 09:06 AM by LIPPINCOTT NURSING EDUCATION
        • Critical Thinking

        Every nursing school struggles with helping students transition from memorizing information to analyzing a situation for priority actions. How do we turn the “memorizing student” into an “analyzing student”?

      • 3 Ways to Improve Nursing Student Learning Outcomes

        Published Dec 26 2017, 03:29 PM by LIPPINCOTT NURSING EDUCATION
        • Critical Thinking
        • Nursing Education
        • Concept-Based Curriculum
        • Interactive Learning

        One nurse educator proficient in concept-based learning offers up proven ways to bring concepts to the bedside and improve nursing program outcomes.

      • Using Visual Cues to Help Build Critical Thinking in Nursing Students

        Published Mar 09 2017, 10:52 AM by Unknown
        • Critical Thinking

        For previous posts with sample activities designed to build critical thinking skills in nursing skills, please see this post for a puzzle involving numbers and this post for observational puzzles designed to help with visual assessment. I’d like to share...

      • Visual Assessment and Critical Thinking in Students: Simple Teaching Strategies to Boost Observational Skills

        Published Mar 07 2017, 03:29 AM by Unknown
        • Critical Thinking
        • Nursing Education
        • Teaching Strategies

        In the last post I wrote, I shared a thinking puzzle that involved numbers. The purpose of this problem is to warm up the brains of our learners, and to focus thinking. To be an effective problem solver, we must engage the whole brain, not just the analytical...

      • How to Get Your Nursing Students to Think Critically

        Published Jan 25 2017, 02:49 AM by LIPPINCOTT NURSING EDUCATION
        • Active Learning
        • Critical Thinking

        *Note: This post is the third in a series. Read the first post, "Technology as an Active Learning Strategy in Nursing" Read the second post, "Tips to Succeed in Nursing School: How to Convince Students to be Engaged" In the second post in this series...