Critical care nursing: a case study synthesis

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dc.contributor.advisor Siela, Debra L.
dc.contributor.author Albright, Allison N.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-11-19T18:37:11Z
dc.date.available 2020-11-19T18:37:11Z
dc.date.issued 2020-05
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/202610
dc.description.abstract Critical Care Nursing is included in the curriculum for all nursing students. It is a key factor in determining whether or not a nursing student is able to use all of the previous knowledge they have learned and apply it to the care of a multifaceted patient. Critical care patients are unique and complex, and their conditions often impact multiple body systems. Being able to think critically, connect past knowledge, and create a plan of care is vital in an aspiring nurse. All student nurses should be able to show an advanced critical thinking, clinical judgement, and clinical decision-making skills. This course puts the student nurse to the test and determines if they have the critical thinking skills needed to become a nurse. This thesis is centered on the analysis of five reflective case studies and the learning process and growth that is encompassed within them. It also draws attention to the importance of critical thinking in the education of student nurses and how it is important in the transition from nursing student to BSN RN. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.title Critical care nursing: a case study synthesis en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?) en_US


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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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