Hayley Black


  1. Does nurses emotional intelligence affect their ability to be critical thinkers/reasoners in the clinical setting? Introduction

    Central to professional nursing practice are critical thinking skills, regardless of the nurses speciality area (Fawcett, 2005).  A characterisation of an individual with a high level of emotional intelligence (EI) is one who has the capacity and ability to understand, recognise and regulate their own emotions; perceive others emotions, and the ability to apply feelings to critical thought (Wang, Hong, Bowers, Brown & Zhang, 2018). Firstly, this essay will discuss my clinical i…