KeithRN’s Clinical Reasoning Case Studies
All KeithRN Clinical Reasoning Case Studies (CRCS) have now been completely revised with new scenarios, clinical data, and an interactive format and are unlike any case study in the marketplace. They provide a written narrative of an authentic patient scenario and simulate clinical realities with data that unfolds in multiple stages – just like a nurse encounters in practice.
The case studies deliver a consistent framework of open-ended questions with rationale so students can practice clinical decision-making and faculty can evaluate student thinking with any patient care scenario.
The three complementary levels of KeithRN CRCS (NextGen-Skinny-Unfolding Reasoning) integrate the four clinical reasoning processes of noticing, interpreting, responding, and reflecting of Tanner’s Clinical Judgment Model (CJM).
Betty Pierce is a 78-year-old woman with a history of myocardial infarction (MI) four years ago and systolic heart failure secondary to ischemic cardiomyopathy with a current ejection fraction (EF) of 15%. She presents to the emergency department (ED) for shortness of breath (SOB) the past three days. Her shortness of breath has progressed from SOB with activity to becoming SOB at rest.
The last two nights, she had to sleep in her recliner chair to rest comfortably upright…
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