As advances in technology continue to influence the medical field, the role the nurse is evolving. One of the nurse’s primary responsibilities is to focus on the care and safety of the patient. Theory and practice are the foundations of the nursing process. An integral component of this process is critical thinking. This presentation will look at the importance of the nursing process, use of evidence-based practices, and the value of critical thinking in promoting patient safety and favorable outcomes.
• Describe the nursing process
• Define the concepts of critical thinking
• Discuss nursing interventions and the goals of patient care