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Clinical Judgment Concerns: Related Reading

Nov 30, 2018, 16:45 PM
<1.5-min. read> The need for stronger clinical judgment skills in nursing students has researchers worldwide searching for answers. Here, we gather a selection of journal articles published in 2018 to provide further reading and help you identify opportunities to strengthen students’ clinical judgment skills.
Click on the title of each journal article to access it. (Subscriptions may be necessary in some cases.)

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"Evaluation of Clinical Judgment in Prelicensure Nursing Students"
Bussard, Michelle E. (Vol. 43, Issue 2, Mar./Apr. 2018)

"Evaluating the Clinical Judgment of Prelicensure Nursing Students in the Clinical Setting"
Manetti, Wendy (Vol. 43, Issue 5, Sept./Oct. 2018)

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"Clinical Judgment Among Nursing Interns"
Ibrahim, Azza Fathi, Aly, Azza Anwar (Vol. 6, No. 3, Jan. 2018)

"Development of Clinical Judgment Model to Guide Nursing Interns"
Ibrahim, Azza Fathi, Aly, Azza Anwar, Gaber, Magda Atiya
(Vol. 6, No. 4, Apr. 2018)

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"Measurement of Critical Thinking, Clinical Reasoning, and Clinical Judgment in Culturally Diverse Nursing Students – a Literature Review"
Sommers, Christine L. (Vol. 30, May 2018)

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"Effects of a Work-Based Critical Reflection Program for Novice Nurses"
Kim, Yeon Hee, Min, Ja, Kim, Soon Hee, Shin, Sujin
(Feb. 27, 2018)

Journal of Clinical Nursing coverJOURNAL OF CLINICAL NURSING

"Pursuing Improvement in Clinical Reasoning: The Integrated Clinical Education Theory"
Jessee, Mary Ann (Vol. 57, No. 1, Jan. 2018)

"Nurses’ Clinical Reasoning Practices That Support Safe Medication Administration: an Integrative Review of the Literature"
Rohde, Emily, Domm, Elizabeth (Vol. 27, No.3-4, Feb. 2018)

"Introduction of the Purcell Clinical Reasoning Tool in a Medical–Surgical Clinical Setting"
Purcell, Cynthia V. (Vol. 57, No. 4, Apr. 2018)

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"Educators can help students develop clinical judgment skills by incorporating clinical situations into their instruction and talking about how to make clinical decisions rather than presenting volumes of information.”

- Sheryl Sommer, PhD, RN, CNE, ATI Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer