Critical Thinking In Nursing Practice

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Introduction Nurses job are getting more challenges now a days. Nurses are exposed to conditions where the increasing standard in healthcare needs to be taken at the same time handling and managing people with different background. To allow them to be effective in this environment, they need to be good in making decisions. Making decision is not as easy as it said but needs capability of thinking critically in complicated situations (Chan, 2013). They need a capability to see large picture, foresee the implication of the decisions made and also to actively seek for innovative solutions. Autonomous played important role where these abilities of making decisions and taking action in their personal and professionals’ (Rodwell, 1996). Critical…show more content…
If we need to set priority, develop a special plan or how to handle difficult situation, the critical thinking, measure and informed thought is the key. The ability to have a good critical thinking begins by having a good knowledge about what is it is all first. In nursing practice, the critical thinking is sometimes misinterpreted as the “amorphous blob” that can’t be describing something that you’re “just invented to do.” This thinking is not very good in nursing practice as they can negatively affect the nurses decision is critical situation and in-face the nurse must be very precise about how they think in complex situation. Human thinking is sometimes similar to how we carry out other tasks, such as listening to music, playing games and it happens and according to situation, it gets modified when the specific experience is acquired. Critical thinking does not mean to be critical always. This is the concept that everyone must be very clear before they practice the critical thinking. Critical thinking means any information given to us must be carefully evaluated and not blindingly accepting it. The elements such as clarifying the goal, evaluating the evidence, reveals the hidden benefits and evaluate the conclusion are some the key activities in critical thinking. As such, the word critical in critical thinking can refer to the ways how the issues are questioned or analyzed as well and does not necessary means the rejection. Nurses can use the critical thinking in managing certain issues such as assessing the risk of early infection in dialysis patients. Critical thinking can also be used in many areas such developing a solution to complex tasks and problems, which will help to decide what action should be taken or method can be used to ensure most logical approach is
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