Tuesday 16th November
1pm – 2pm

The Presenter

Dr Sandy Richardson
Senior Lecturer with the School of Health Sciences, University of Canterbury and the Nurse Researcher for the Emergency Department at Christchurch Hospital, Canterbury District Health Board

Dr Sandy Richardson is a Senior Lecturer with the School of Health Sciences, University of Canterbury and the Nurse Researcher for the Emergency Department at Christchurch Hospital, Canterbury District Health Board. She has been a RN for close to 30 years, and involved in nursing education and research for much of that time, and worked clinically as an emergency nurse for nearly 20 years. Sandy completed her PhD looking at overcrowding in Emergency Departments, and her areas of research interest include cultural safety, socio-political issues, disaster responses, and violence and aggression towards staff. She has lectured widely on critical thinking, to under and post graduate nursing students, and to clinical RNs undertaking Nurse in Charge and preceptorship programmes.

About the Webinar

The topic will include:

• Revising the fundamentals of critical thinking in nursing practice
• Links to clinical practice and patient outcomes
• Biases, unconscious and otherwise
• Logic and logical fallacies
• Thinking about thinking
• Current issues and concerns
• Practical examples and challenges in practice

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