unit 2 discussion board 2

Within the Discussion Board area, write 300–500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. You are required to use 2 scholarly resources. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.

There are 17 dimensions of critical thinking (10 habits of the mind and 7 critical thinking skills). The 10 habits of the mind include the following (Rubenfeld & Scheffer, 2010):

  • Confidence
  • Contextual perspective
  • Creativity
  • Flexibility
  • Inquisitiveness
  • Intellectual integrity
  • Intuition
  • Open-mindedness
  • Perseverance
  • Reflection

The 7 critical thinking skills are as follows (University of Michigan, n.d.):

  • Analyzing
  • Applying standards
  • Discriminating
  • Information seeking
  • Logical reasoning
  • Predicting
  • Transforming knowledge

Discuss how these dimensions are displayed when using evidence-based practices to improve the quality and safety of nursing care in your clinical setting.