Effectiveness of concept mapping and traditional linear nursing care plans on critical thinking skills in clinical pediatric nursing course

  title={Effectiveness of concept mapping and traditional linear nursing care plans on critical thinking skills in clinical pediatric nursing course},
  author={Fereshteh Aein and Fatemeh Aliakbari},
  journal={Journal of Education and Health Promotion},
INTRODUCTION Concept map is a useful cognitive tool for enhancing a student's critical thinking (CT) by encouraging students to process information deeply for understanding. [] Key MethodMETHODS An experimental design was used to examine the CT of 60 baccalaureate students who participated in pediatric clinical nursing course in the Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran in 2013.

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