Using the Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition to Describe and Interpret Skill Acquisition and Clinical Judgment in Nursing Practice and Education

  title={Using the Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition to Describe and Interpret Skill Acquisition and Clinical Judgment in Nursing Practice and Education},
  author={Patricia Benner},
  journal={Bulletin of Science, Technology \& Society},
  pages={188 - 199}
  • P. Benner
  • Published 1 June 2004
  • Psychology
  • Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society
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