Poetry, Paintings, and a Short Story: Humanities Foster Success in Developing Clinical Reasoning Skills
Repository Posting Date2017-07-26T18:15:42Z
Author DetailsJosette Brodhead, PhD, MSHS - Nursing, Daemen College, Amherst, New York, USA; Patricia M. Burke, PhD - Nursing, Touro College, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationPi Zeta
Other Title(s)Creative Therapy Methods to Enhance Clinical Reasoning
Level of EvidenceN/A
This quasi-experimental, nonrandomized pre-/post-test study examined the impact of humanities-based teaching and learning strategies on the development of critical-thinking and clinical-reasoning skills among BSN students enrolled in a maternal/newborn nursing course. Results indicated that the humanities-based approaches significantly impact the development of clinical reasoning skills (p < .05).