Charge Nurse: Critical Thinking Essentials for Nurses
Look for Class in Early 2018


Critical thinking is central to effective task management and decision making in high-risk situations.  Review how active assessment and analysis of information helps evaluate and improve the quality of thinking, and discuss the key principles and barriers to thinking critically.  The course will also focus on the application of critical thinking through the nursing process to help staff arrive at the appropriate decision or conclusion.

Course Objectives

  1. Be able to define critical thinking.
  2. Gain knowledge and insight into analyzing, reasoning, and evaluating problems.
  3. Become knowledgeable about intellectual standards.
  4. Recognize the barriers to critical thinking.
  5. Gain knowledge about the application of critical thinking in nursing practice.
  6. Be able to discuss the feeling, vision and examination models.

When:  TBD – Early 2018

  • Registration: 7:30 AM
  • Program: 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
  • Continental Breakfast Provided

Where: TBD



Constance Cheong

Phone: 925.746.1552