Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
220001252012CRITICAL THINKINGElective112
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
This course is gathering information from multiple sources for nursing students, is organized, in the light of this information to decide what is needed, one of many possible approaches to selection, implementation and results of the evaluationprocess gives the ability.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Süheyla ÖZSOY
Learning Outcomes
1Describe the critical thinking concepts and tools of nursing
2Describe the significance of critical thinking in nursing
3Internalization of critical thinkers’ characteristics
4Define the difference between problem-solving and decision-making
5Define to the critical thinking process accordance with the nursing care steps
6Problem-solve colloborate with friends in the problems
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Diagnose to the nursing students' critical thinking dispositions and skills, basic concepts of cognitive skills in nursing, practice of cognitive skills in nursing
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction of lesson and Assesment of critical thinking skills and dispositions of nursing studentsDiscussion
2Thinking Thinking Process Thinking in nursing Exercise and scenario studiesSelf study, Reading, Question-Answer
3Critical thinking Critical thinking in nursing Characteristics of critical thinking in nursing Exercise and scenario studiesSelf study, Discussion, Report preparation
4Problem solving Problem solving in nursing Problem solving process in nursingSelf study, Reading, Question-Answer
5Problem solving units' Exercise and scenario studiesSelf study, Reading, Question-Answer
6Decision-making Decision-making in nursing Decision-making process in nursingIndividual Study for Mid term Examination
7Midterm examReading, Report
8Decision-making units' Exercise and scenario studiesSelf study, Reading, Question-Answer
9Ethical decision making Ethical- decision making in nursing Ethical- decision making process in nursing Ethic codesSelf study, Reading, Question-Answer
10Ethical decision making units' Exercise and scenario studiesSelf study, Reading, Question-Answer
11Priorities in nursing Time management of proposition to priorities in nursing Process of priorities in nursingSelf study, Reading, Question-Answer
12Priorities in nursing units' Exercise and scenario studiesSelf study, Reading, Question-Answer
13Nursing process Steps of nursing processSelf study, Reading, Question-Answer
14Nursing process units' Exercise and scenario studiesDiscussion, Question- Answer, Individual Study for Final Examination
15Assesment of critical thinking skills and dispositions of nursing studentsDiscussion, Question- Answer, Individual Study for Final Examination
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Yıldırım B.Ö. Editör: Özsoy S.A (2010) Hemşirelikte Eleştirel Düşünme- Uygulamalı Yaklaşım, Aydın, Tuna Matbaacılık. 2.Alfaro-LeFevre R (1999) Critical Thinking in Nursing, Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders. 3.American Nurses Assosciation (2003)Nursing Scope And Standarts of Practice, Washington DC: American Nurses Publishing. 4.Berber F, Akbulut F, Maden H, Gezer M, Keser Ş (2002): Düşünme ve Eleştirel Düşünme Özel Öğretim Yöntemleri, Dersi Araştırma Projesi Raporu, Süleyman Demirel Üniversitesi Elektronik – Bilgisayar eğitimi Bölümü Bilgisayar Sistemleri Öğretmenliği 5.Lipe S, Beasley S (2004) Critical Thinking in Nursing A Cognitive Skills Workbook, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins United States of America. 6.Şahinsel S (2002) Eleştirel Düşünme, Eğitimde Yeni Yönelimler, Pegem Yayıncılık, 123-136. 7.Şahinsel S (2002) Eleştirel Düşünme, Ankara, Pegem Yayıncılık 3-35. 8. Cüceloğlu D (2001) Düşünme. İyi Düşün Doğru Karar Ver, Remzi Kitabevi, İstanbul, 242–284. 9. Freseman R D (1990) İmproving Higher Order thinking of Mıddle school geography Students by Teaching skills Directly. Fort lauderdable, FL: Nova University, (ED 320 842 10.Guido G W (2001) Legal and Ethical İssues in Nursing, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prectice Hall. 11.Hagan, Manuel W. (2005) Critical thinking skills study: Vocational nursing Capella Unıversıty, Phd, Publıcatıon Number AAT 3174552
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Discussion11111
Question-Answer10110
Report Preparation155
Self Study10110
Individual Study for Mid term Examination166
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Reading236
Report122
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)60
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO25 54    4  5 
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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