Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem
versão impressa ISSN 0034-7167
BITTENCOURT, Greicy Kelly Gouveia Dias; SCHAURICH, Diego; MARINI, Maiko e CROSSETTI, Maria da Graça Oliveira. Application of concept map for the identification of nursing diagnosis. Rev. bras. enferm. [online]. 2011, vol.64, n.5, pp. 963-967. ISSN 0034-7167. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0034-71672011000500025.
This is an experience report, aiming at describing the application of the Concept Map as a strategy to develop critical thinking skills in the identification of priority nursing diagnoses in a clinical situation. An elaborated fictitious clinical case and the concept map, created by using the IHMC CmapTools computer program, are presented. It was concluded that the use of Concept Map to identify the nursing diagnoses led to the development of critical thinking skills; therefore, its use should be stimulated during the academic program.
Palavras-chave : Nursing; Nursing diagnosis; Education in nursing.