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Cognitive ReasoningDefinition Cognitive Reasoning is the process in which information, such as facts, are used to make a decision or draw a conclusion. There are 2 types of reasoning, Deductive and Inductive. Deductive reasoning is when an individual forms a conclusion from general ideas or principles. Inductive reasoning is when general conclusions are formulated from meticulous facts or cases. DiscussionThe research article by Sutphen, Hughes, & Benner Look into how applying the Reasoning process can be beneficial for Clinical nurses to provide better quality of health care to patients. This allows clinical nurses to avoid unfavorable events and patient harm. It further looks into how critical thinking skills relate to judgment and reasoning cognitive processes. "The clinician’sability to provide safe, high-quality care can be dependent upon their ability to reason, think, andjudge, which can be limited by lack of experience. The expert performance of nurses is dependent upon continual learning and evaluation of performance."( Sutphen, Hughes, &
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