Within the Discussion Board area, write 300500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. You are required to use 2 scholarly resources, in addition to your textbook. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas. Focus your discussion on the following:
In delivering patient-centered care, nurses also assist the patient and significant others with their own critical thinking skills to achieve health literacy. Consider the following 7 critical thinking skills (University of Michigan, n.d.):
Complete the following:
Identify the 2 skills that you believe are most often used by patients and their significant others when diagnosed with a critical acute illness.
Provide an example from your clinical practice that would describe your rationale of the behaviors that a patient or significant other may exhibit when using those critical thinking skills.
Responses to Other Students: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with at least a 150-word reply about their Primary Task Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. To help you with your discussion, please consider the following questions:
What did you learn from your classmate’s posting?
What additional questions do you have after reading the posting?
What clarification do you need regarding the posting?
What differences or similarities do you see between your posting and other classmates’ postings?
For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.
University of Michigan. (n.d.). Critical thinking habits of the mind. Retrieved from http://www.umich.edu/~elements/probsolv/strategy/ctmind.htm