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Solution: Clinical Reasoning Case Studies

KeithRN Clinical Reasoning Case Studies integrate educational best practices that assure students develop the clinical judgment skills needed for safe practice and success on NextGen NCLEX®.

KeithRN’s Clinical Reasoning Case Studies

KeithRN case studies are time-saving tools that make it easy to deliver meaningful learning experiences that engage students as active participants in their learning.

Each Clinical Reasoning Case Study uses a consistent framework of open-ended questions requiring rationale for decision-making. Faculty can then evaluate how the student applied the clinical judgment process in different patient scenarios.


  • Emphasize higher-level clinical judgment skills.
  • Consistent framework of clinical reasoning questions.
  • Use practice-informed, open-ended questions to prepare students for practice and licensure.
  • Various levels of complexity to fit student learning needs.
  • Include a comprehensive answer key (only available in the Think Like a Nurse Membership).

Unique Features

  • Authored by clinical experts, peer-reviewed, and continuously updated.
  • Patient scenarios are derived from real clinical patient situations.
  • Integrates the frameworks of Tanner’s Clinical Judgment Model and the nursing process so students master clinical reasoning.
  • Every case study uses the same clinical reasoning questions with repetition to reinforce and transfer clinical reasoning to practice.
  • Flexible. Can be used in class, clinical post-conference, or simulation.
  • Varying levels of complexity to adapt learning  with fundamental to advanced students.
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