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Nursing Student Stories on Learning How to Think Like a Nurse

Di Vito-Thomas, Pam PhD, RN

Nurse Educator:

The ability to think critically, improve clinical systems, and decrease errors in clinical judgments are ever the vision of nursing practice. The author describes the thinking processes of nursing students as they make clinical judgments and the most important teaching/learning strategies that help develop their clinical judgment.

Author Information

Site Coordinator/Associate Professor of Nursing, Langston University-Tulsa School of Nursing and Health Professions, Tulsa, Okla.

Correspondence: Langston University-Tulsa, 700 N Greenwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74106 (

© 2005 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.