Nursing diagnoses are an important research topic in nursing in terms of quality of nursing assessment, interventions, and outcome in addition to facilitating communication and continuity.
The nursing education programs should adopt attitudes that promote critical thinking and mobilize the skills of critical reasoning.
Saunders; Paul R, Elder L. Health Science Journal. Nurse and patient, realizing that they can make choices based on these assumptions, can work together for a common acceptable nursing plan Foundation for Critical Thinking.
Critical thinking according to Scriven and Paul is the mental active process and subtle perception, analysis, synthesis and evaluation of information collected or derived from observation, experience, reflection, reasoning or the communication leading to conviction for action 1.
NCPs will be adapted to the level the student is at and even the name and format might change slightly i.