Journal article

Delivering a large cohort simulation - beginning nursing students’ experience: A pre-post survey

Rebecca Disler, Suzanne F Rochester, Michelle A Kelly, Haidee White, Jan Forber

Journal of Nursing Education and Practice | Sciedu Press | Published : 2013

Abstract

Background: The use of simulation has been growing rapidly within nursing programs, internationally. Simulation provides opportunity for beginning nursing students to rehearse patient care experiences and develop confidence in technical and non-technical nursing skills. Methods: This study used a quantitative pre-post online survey to investigate: the components of the integrated simulation experience that assisted with learning; students’ confidence in caring for patients comparable to patients experienced in the simulation and their overall satisfaction with the simulation experience. Results: A total of 480 students participated in a simulation prior to clinical practicum and 452 (94.16..

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