Thesis ID: CBB165406509

Think Like a Nurse: A Qualitative Case Study in Using Nursing’s Past to Enhance the Quality of Nursing’s Future (2021)

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Historical references are an important part of learning how to be a critical thinker. Nurses are required to use critical thinking during all aspects of patient care, so it is a logical step to think that evidence-based practice should be taught to nursing students in the form of using historical references. However, historical perspectives have not been an important part of the current required curriculum in favor of more technical studies and hands-on clinical work. This study sought evidence through literature review, survey, and questionnaire to students on how historical perspectives can be a valuable resource for faculty and tool for students to connect theory with how nurses in the past were able to overcome obstacles. Scheel's Interactional Nursing Practice theory is used in this study to emphasize the connections nurses have with each other and their patients from nursing school and throughout their career. These experiences are what help nurses identify with the concept of being a nurse and how they translate lessons from history into practice. Participants were recruited through a social media group specific to nursing students, to ask questions regarding nursing values in general, and how they perceive the importance of using history in the nursing curriculum. These answers were put through NVivo software to identify common themes that could be analyzed regarding the importance of nursing history and research using evidence-based resources. Student responses were mostly positive regarding the use of stories and historical research in the classroom to illustrate the theory. Recommendations include using real-world examples and engaging case studies from actual historical settings to help students connect theory to practice. Future research should include how faculty perceive the use of history as evidence and how the connection between critical thinking and historical thinking translates into teaching the nursing process.

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Authors & Contributors
Gillies, Donald A.
Hewitt, Hermi Hyacinth
Keeling, Arlene Wynbeek
Knaapen, Loes
Martins, Roberto de Andrade
November, Joseph Adam
Journals
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Engineering Studies
History of Psychiatry
Science, Technology, and Human Values
Gender and History
IEEE Annals of the History of Computing
Publishers
Springer
Canoe Press
Manchester University Press
University of Chicago Press
Concepts
Nurses and nursing
Health care
Medical education and teaching
Medicine
Evidence-based medicine
Science and technology studies (STS)
People
Mario Santoro
Ørsted, Hans-Christian
Time Periods
21st century
20th century
20th century, late
19th century
20th century, early
Places
Italy
United States
Caribbean
Canada
China
England
Institutions
National Health Service (Great Britain)
Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia
International Red Cross
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
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