Structural and psychological empowerment and reflective thinking: is there a link?

  title={Structural and psychological empowerment and reflective thinking: is there a link?},
  author={Kristen Lethbridge and Mary-Anne Andrusyszyn and Carroll L. Iwasiw and Heather K. Spence Laschinger and Rajulton Fernando},
  journal={The Journal of nursing education},
  volume={50 11},
Baccalaureate nursing education prepares students to become registered nurses in evolving health care systems. During their program, students' perceptions of empowerment in the nursing profession begin to form, and they are introduced to the process of reflective thinking. The purpose of this integrative literature review is unique in that three concepts are examined and linked-structural empowerment (as conceptualized by Kanter), psychological empowerment (as described by Spreitzer), and… CONTINUE READING

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