Cognitive and Critical Thinking

Learner must meet academic standards and possess critical thinking abilities sufficient for making sound judgments. Learner will:

         a.  Utilize their full intellectual abilities (measurement, calculation, reasoning, analysis, and synthesis) with an understanding of the rationale and justification within clinical and laboratory settings.

         b.  Recall, interpret, analyze and apply information from a variety of sources, including reading material, lecture, discussion, patient observation, examination and evaluation.

        c.  Determine what data and methods are needed to solve simple and complex problems.

        d.  Demonstrate appropriate responses to emergency situations.

        e.  Demonstrate alertness and attentiveness during general core and emergency treatments.