Date: March 13,2013
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm (ET)
This presentation will explore the foundations of clinical reasoning in nursing education to support current best practices. The strategies for content, structure and process of clinical reasoning will be discussed to show their relationships to help the learner formulate a model for achieving clinical reasoning outcomes. Support for this clinical reasoning model will be supported by research findings and experience implementing the model concepts.
Ruth Anne Kuiperr, PhD, RN, CEN, ANEF
Dr. Kuiper is a professor at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington School of Nursing. She is a certified nurse educator by the National League for Nursing, and a fellow in the Academy of Nursing Education. She has 28 years of practice experience in adult health, specifically critical care nursing. Dr. Kuiper has been a nurse educator since 1990 in both undergraduate and graduate programs, in Pennsylvania and North Carolina. Her doctorate is from the University of South Carolina, Columbia. Research interests include metacognition through the use of prompted journaling and clinical reasoning with the Outcome Present State-Test Model. She has received funding to support her research and has published over 20 articles and 2 book chapters in promoting reflective practice in nursing education. She has also presented her research to local, regional, national and international audiences. She continues to promote best practices in nursing education through graduate nursing education courses in nursing education pedagogies and curriculum design.
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