Clinical Reasoning 1-2-3

Series of three concise case studies in one bundle.

  • All three case studies describe the same scenario, yet each illustrates a different way of making a clinical judgment.
  • Each step can be used separately, but student learning is strengthened when used as a complete series.
  • Each case study includes a student version and an answer key for educators.

Case Study #1: Recognizing Relevance and Priorities

Introduces clinical reasoning, emphasizing the importance of recognizing relevant data from the initial assessment and labs to determine priorities.

Case Study #2: Recognizing Clinical Relationships

Builds upon Case Study #1, emphasizing the importance of recognizing clinical relationships. These relationships include past medical history and current medications; present clinical data and the primary medical problem; and four more relationships that students must know.

Case Study #3: Providing Holistic Care

Emphasizes the importance of the art of nursing by identifying psychosocial priorities and describing how empathy, engagement, and communication can be used to provide holistic care.

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