The last and final step in critical thinking is communication.
During the action of communication, the nurse will relay the relevance of the problem.
Imagine if you never gave any situation any consideration or critical thought, such as if your car broke down, or your child started crying, or your coworkers misplaced something important.
You wouldn't be very self-sufficient, self-improving, helpful, or successful!
By using critical thinking people and businesses are able to maintain a productive work environment.
Even individual adults and children can benefit from critical thinking in their daily lives.
There are many actions that can help a nurse to think critically.
Five important actions are: In order to understand critical thinking, let's look at an example.
Imagine that a nurse is working on an outpatient basis with a patient who has a history of opioid abuse, though the patient has been sober for several months.
In this example, you will see how critical thinking helps the nurse interpret what is now happening for the patient, thus getting the patient necessary help.