Journal article

Simulation for Learning and Teaching Procedural Skills The State of the Science

Debra Nestel, Jeffrey Groom, Sissel Eikeland-Husebo, John M O'Donnell

Simulation in Healthcare | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2011

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: Simulation is increasingly used to support learning of procedural skills. Our panel was tasked with summarizing the "best evidence." We addressed the following question: To what extent does simulation support learning and teaching in procedural skills? METHODS: We conducted a literature search from 2000 to 2010 using Medline, CINAHL, ERIC, and PSYCHINFO databases. Inclusion criteria were established and then data extracted from abstracts according to several categories. Although secondary sources of literature were sourced from key informants and participants at the "Research Consensus Summit: State of the Science," they were not included in the data extraction process but were..

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