Methods Faculty Use to Facilitate Nursing Students' Critical Thinking

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Faculty facilitate nursing students' critical thinking (CT) in classroom. This article describes methods faculty should use to facilitate nursing students' CT and illustrates which of the 17 dimensions from CT Nursing Consensus Statement are apparent when the suggested methods are implemented. Course organization includes students' learning outcomes for CT, selection of reading assignment, timing to give class/lesson slides to students, and course delivery approaches. Students apply knowledge and use CT when taking examinations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)62-66
Number of pages5
JournalTeaching and Learning in Nursing
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017


  • Critical thinking
  • Faculty
  • Methods
  • Nursing students

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Research and Theory
  • Leadership and Management
  • Fundamentals and skills


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