Rapid Reasoning

Case studies suited for intermediate nursing students.

Builds upon Skinny and Fundamental Reasoning case studies by incorporating the KeithRN model of clinical reasoning.

Key Components

  1. Recognizing Clinical Relevance
    Identify clinically significant data from the medical history and lab results.
  2. Analyzing Nurse-Collected Clinical Data
    Identify clinically significant data from vital signs and nursing assessment.
  3. Practicing Clinical Reasoning
    12 sequential questions to develop nurse-thinking.
  4. Identifying Clinical Priorities
    Determine care planning and priority setting.
  5. Nurse-Thinking Through the Applied Sciences
    Develop a care plan around relevant lab values.
  6. Caring and the Art of Nursing
    Reflective questions to encourage empathy, engagement, and caring.

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Fundamentals

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Neuro

GI/GU

F&E

Infection/Immunity

Critical Care

Pediatric

OB

Mental Health

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