Create a mind map for how critical thinking is used as a nurse based on the major components of critical thinking and/or evidence-based practice (EBP). The branches should expand on at least four thoughts/ideas from the major components.

Include the following design elements in your mind map:

Follow the branch or hook format–branches are thickest closest to the central component (i.e., closest equals EBP in priority order)

Use the same colors for each theme/set of relationships (a mind map is brightly colored)

Major components of a topic have branches which expand on many thoughts/ideas

Present names on all or most of the branches or hooks

Use at least four relevant illustrations, which will make the mind map memorable

Topics radiate from the center of the page–ideas branch out from other ideas in a logical and organized manner