Florence Nightingale Journal of Nursing
Research Article

Critical Thinking Tendency of Nursing Students and Factors Influencing This


Öğr. Gör. Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Sağlık Yüksekokulu


Öğr. Gör. Amasya Üniversitesi Sağlık Yüksekokulu

Florence Nightingale J Nurs 2012; 20: 219-226
Read: 991 Downloads: 471 Published: 17 December 2019

Aim: This study is conducted to determine the critical thinking levels of Nursing Students of Health Collage and the factor levels influencing this.

Method: Sample of the research is formed by 158 students in Nursing Department of Amasya University Health Collage between February-March 2009. Data are collected using personal information form and California Critical Thinking Tendencies Scale.

Results: Scale point average of the students’ critical thinking is founded as 247.81 ± 23.78. The highest point average among scale sub-dimensions is the analytical thinking with 48.77±5.08.

Conclusion: It is founded that critical thinking level of the students is medium.

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