Critical incidents, crucial issues: insights into the working lives of registered nurses.

  • Lin Perry
  • Published 1997 in Journal of clinical nursing
The critical incident technique has been used in nursing in a number of ways: in developing understanding of the nursing role, as a quality assurance strategy, as an assessment and evaluation tool, and as an aid in the fostering of reflective practice. This article describes how the technique, used as a theoretical course assessment for a group of students… CONTINUE READING