Dr. Benner & Dr. Chan on Rapid clinical reasoning in a clinical crisis

A Rich First-Person Narrative Account of Rapid Clinical Reasoning, Situational Awareness and Situated Thinking in action.

Dr. Garrett Chan provides a clinical example from his own practice as an expert Emergency Department Nurse. Please reflect on the nature of his clinical reasoning, his situational awareness, and his rapid mobilization of the surgical team, as well as how he considered the significance of informing the wife of how critically ill and at …

Dr. Benner on Nursing Process & Clinical Reasoning Process

Teaching Clinical Reasoning – Helping Students Become More Test and Practice-Ready

Patricia Benner on the nature of clinical reasoning, and the importance focusing on key aspects of clinical reasoning in practice: situational awareness, rapid clinical reasoning, and thinking-in-action. A better understanding and teaching of clinical reasoning will make students more test-ready and more practice-ready. This is especially relevant to help new graduates for the upcoming National …

Nurse holding patients arm

Clinical Reasoning: A Science-Using a Form of Practical Reasoning that Includes a Concern for Responsible Actions Towards Patients/Families.

Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D. FAAN Professor Emerita, University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing. Copyright 2022 This month’s video presents a lecture by Patricia Benner on the nature of Clinical Reasoning, and the importance of focusing on key aspects of clinical reasoning in practice: situational awareness, rapid clinical reasoning, and thinking-in-action. Better understanding and …

From Novice to Mastery-II, The Dreyfus and Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition in Nursing Practice

Teaching and learning implications of the Dreyfus and Dreyfus Skill Acquisition Model Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN May 30, 2022 In this video Patricia Benner describes and explains the changes that occur with the development of expertise and mastery, based upon extensive research using the Dreyfus and Dreyfus model of Skill Acquisition (Benner, Tanner, Chesla, …

Discussion Triggers Starting Point

This collection of videos are great examples of “discussion triggers” which can be used in large classrooms and smaller seminar discussions. We seek to illustrate the pedagogy of planned dialogical conversation that is engaged and connected, that can follow these thought-provoking videos with some advanced coaching from the Teacher.  Faculty can find other discussion triggers …

Enriching the Practice Apprenticeship During a Time of Limited Clinical Placements: Integrating Classroom, Online and Practice Teaching

Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN Copyright February 6, 2022 We will explore ways to enrich the Practice Apprenticeship in order to improve practice-readiness of nurse graduates (Chan and Burns, 2021; Kavanagh & Sharpnack, 2021) in the midst of limited clinical placements due to the COVID Pandemic. We examined the Ethical Comportment and Formation and Cognitive …

Slide Stating The Practice Apprenticeship

Health Impact Series: The Practice Apprenticeship Part 1

Our series with HealthImpact.org with Dr. Garrett Chan commemorating the anniversary of the publication of Educating Nurses: A Call for Radical Transformation concludes with these presentations from two outstanding educators who have insights on improving the Practice Apprenticeship in these challenging times of the Covid Pandemic. We begin with a critique of the Nursing Process as …

Slide Stating The Practice Apprenticeship

Health Impact Series: The Practice Apprenticeship Part 2

Our series with HealthImpact.org with Dr. Garrett Chan commemorating the anniversary of the publication of Educating Nurses: A Call for Radical Transformation concludes with these presentations from two outstanding educators who have insights on improving the Practice Apprenticeship in these challenging times of the Covid Pandemic. We begin with a critique of the Nursing Process as …