Articles: CEA PROGRAM DESIGN TO PROMOTE CLINICAL JUDGMENTMarshall, Bennie L. EdD, RN; Jones, Susan H. EdD, RN, CCRN; Snyder, Gregory BS, BSN, RRTAuthor Information Bennie L. Marshall, EdD, RN, is Director, Education and Research Services, Sentara Southside Hospitals, Norfolk, Virginia. Susan H. Jones, EdD, RN, CCRN, is Associate Professor, Adult Health Nursing and Critical Care, Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia. Gregory Snyder, BS, BSN, RRT, is an educator, Education and Research Services, Sentara Southside Hospitals, Norfolk, Virginia, and was facilitator for this project. Address for reprints: Bennie L. Marshall, EdD, RN, Director, Education and Research Services, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, 600 Gresham Drive, Norfolk, VA 23507; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Journal for Nurses in Staff Development - JNSD: March-April 2001 - Volume 17 - Issue 2 - p 78-84 Buy Abstract This article describes a unique continuing education program designed to enhance critical thinking, clinical judgment, and communication skills of practicing nurses in an acute care setting. The program design and implementation strategies are described in detail. The authors include specific examples for those who want to develop a similar program to improve the practice of registered nurses in the acute care setting. © 2001 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.