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ISBN-10 1284030741ISBN-13 9781284030747
ISBN-10 1449679005ISBN-13 9781449679002
Author(s): Patricia Schmehl, Faculty, Reading Area Community College, Reading, Pennsylvania
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 336

Introduction to Concept Mapping in Nursing provides the foundation for what a concept map is and how to create a map that applies theory to practice. This excellent resource addresses how students will think about applying nursing theory as it relates to concept mapping. This book is unique because it focuses on a broad application of concept mapping, and ties concept mapping closely to critical thinking skills. Furthermore, this book will prepare nursing students to learn how to map out care plans for patients as they talk with patients. Key Features & Benefits • Demonstrates how students can think through every aspect of care by using compare and contrast tactics, critical thinking skills, and experiences a nursing student may encounter • Includes thought-provoking questions to guide the reader through the text • Provides a section on nursing theory complete with exercises and rationales that include concept maps so that students can understand how theory is applied to practice • Written for students with various learning styles, so a broad range of learning activities are included to help readers understand the material