Teaching complex trauma care in a curriculum challenges critical thinking and clinical judgment--how nurses can help.

@article{West2007TeachingCT,
  title={Teaching complex trauma care in a curriculum challenges critical thinking and clinical judgment--how nurses can help.},
  author={Margaret Mary West and Gina Bross and Melissa R. Snyder},
  journal={Journal of trauma nursing : the official journal of the Society of Trauma Nurses},
  year={2007},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={131-5}
}
Incorporating complex content into a nursing curriculum presents students with the knowledge and thinking skills necessary to enter a career in nursing. A level 1 trauma center is a prefect environment to advance these thinking skills. Nurses act as professional role models and teachers as they clarify and explain their thinking to a student. When experienced nurses show invitational behaviors to students and share their knowledge with them, they ignite a strong desire within the student to… CONTINUE READING

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