Using Clinical Journaling to Capture Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum
Describes the use of clinical journaling as an integrated teaching methodology throughout the practicum component of a baccalaureate nursing program at Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois. Nursing students complete a weekly log for each clinical rotation; Students identify learning goals, analyze events and relate them to nursing practice, use critical thinking to connect theory and practice, and reflect on the experience.
Ruthman, Jacklyn; Jackson, Janet; Cluskey, Maureen; Flannigan, Peggy; Folse, Victoria; and Bunten, Jo, "Using Clinical Journaling to Capture Critical Thinking Across the Curriculum" (2004). Scholarship. 3.