Creating a climate for critical thinking in the preceptorship experience.

@article{Myrick2001CreatingAC,
  title={Creating a climate for critical thinking in the preceptorship experience.},
  author={Florence Myrick and Olive J. Yonge},
  journal={Nurse education today},
  year={2001},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={461-7}
}
The impact of the learning climate on students' ability to think critically during preceptorship cannot be underestimated. The success of students in learning to think critically rests largely with the tone set by preceptors and staff (Myrick 1998). Students must be led gently into the active role of discussing, dialoguing, and problem solving (Meyers 1986). They watch very carefully how respectfully preceptors and staff field their comments, quickly notice nonverbal cues that indicate how open… CONTINUE READING

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