Critical thinking: impact on nursing education.

  title={Critical thinking: impact on nursing education.},
  author={Sherrie Ann Jones and Lenora N. Brown},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  volume={16 5},
Critical thinking is considered an essential component of nursing science. As a concept in nursing education, however, critical thinking is not clearly understood nor systematically applied. A survey of deans and directors of baccalaureate and higher-degree schools of nursing accredited by the National League for Nursing examined perceptions of critical thinking as it is currently characterized in nursing education. Results indicated that critical thinking was conceptualized as a variant of the… CONTINUE READING