Education Strategies: PDF OnlyCrossword Puzzles A Teaching Strategy for Critical Care NursingSpeers, Alice T. MEd, BScN, BA, RN,CAuthor Information is the Education Coordinator, Department of Operating Room Services at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. She was actively involved in the Critical Care Course when this puzzle was created. Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing: January 1994 - Volume 13 - Issue 1 - p 52 Buy Abstract Crossword puzzles are an effective teaching and learning tool in critical care education. They are especially effective for teaching details that need to be memorized. The positive outcomes are well worth the creative efforts of the educator. © Williams & Wilkins 1994. All Rights Reserved.