G 09 Improving Nursing Care Through Better Clinical Judgment: Education and Assessment Among Entry-Level Practitioners

Monday, 30 October 2017: 1:15 PM-2:30 PM
Summary: This session will focus on nursing research and cognitive psychology theories on decision-making. The speakers will propose an evidence-based education framework for the instruction of nursing clinical judgment. They will explore the process by which nurses make clinical decisions and the impact these decisions have on nursing practice.
Moderators:  Denise M. McEnroe-Petitte, PhD, Nursing, Kent State University Tuscarawas, New Philadelphia, OH
Symposium Organizers:  Chelsea Kelley, N/A, National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Chicago, IL, USA
Enhancing Quality of Care and Patient Safety: The Role of Nursing Clinical Judgment in Public Protection

Rhigel Jay Alforque Tan, DNP
Physiological Nursing, University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Nursing, Las Vegas, NV, USA

An Evidence-Based Cognitive Approach for Teaching Nursing Clinical Judgment Skills to Entry-Level Practitioners

Janice Hooper, PhD, MSN, RN, FRE, CNE, FAAN, ANEF
Texas Board of Nursing, Austin, TX, USA