use of written simulations to measure problem solving skills of nursing students
Read Online

use of written simulations to measure problem solving skills of nursing students by Margaret Findlay Munro

  • 236 Want to read
  • ·
  • 87 Currently reading

Published by s.n.] in [s.l .
Written in English


  • Community health nursing -- Study and teaching -- Simulation methods,
  • Problem solving

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Margaret Findlay Munro.
LC ClassificationsRT98 M8
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 267 leaves :
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20274769M

Download use of written simulations to measure problem solving skills of nursing students


  The aim of the research was to explore and compare the problem-solving skills of senior students. A key objective was an exploration of the care-planning skills of students from three programmes of preparation. The methods used included a written simulation exercise employed to explore senior students’ data acquisition skills (the subject Cited by: Objectives The study was performed in order to determine the effect of the high-fidelity simulation method on the critical thinking and problem solving skills of nursing students. communication, and critical thinking skills. Placing students in these roles may be a challenge for the nurse educator, who may not have the experience with evaluation of students during simulation. To address the problem of nurse educators struggling to evaluate the effectiveness of simulation File Size: KB. Clinical simulation-defined by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) as "an activity or event replicating clinical practice using scenarios, high-fidelity manikins, medium-fidelity manikins, standardized patients, role playing, skills stations, and computer-based critical thinking simulations"-has become an integral part of nursing education.

A free flow of ideas is essential to problem-solving and decision-making because it helps prevent preconceived ideas from controlling the process. Many decisions in healthcare are arrived at by group or teams rather than by the individual, and this type of decision-making requires special skills. General steps to all decision making include. Problem based learning, combined with constructive alignment, contributes to students’ achieving critical thinking and problem solving skills (Yuan et al., ) [19]. When confronted with a nursing issue, the students use their theoretical knowledge, to analyse the presenting data and come up with a judgement of the situation, which could be. Nursing students will be expected to have or develop strong problem-solving skills. Problem solving is centered on your ability to identify critical issues and create or identify solutions. Well-developed problem solving skills is a characteristic of a successful student. Remember, problems are a part of everyday life and your ability to. CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per peer-reviewed document published in this title. CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a range of four years (e.g. ) to peer-reviewed documents (articles, reviews, conference papers, data papers and book chapters) published in the same four calendar years, divided by the number of.

critical illness, and cultural sensitivity. The skills that may be enhanced with the use of simulation include technical and functional expertise, problem-solving and decision-making competence, and interpersonal and communication skills. SIMULATION IN NURSING EDUCATION “Simulation is a sophisticated teaching strategy.   Aviation and other modes of transportation have used simulation as a teaching strategy for decades,34 It has been helpful in training for critical events, problem solving, learning psychomotor skills, and recreating accidents to determine their cause or find flaws in existing systems. Even the social sciences use simulation. Abstract. Although little evidence exists that supports the relationship between clinical simulation performance and performance in practice, computerized clinical simulations are currently being used to evaluate the clinical decision making skills of nursing students and may be included as part of the US National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX) as early as the ’s (Bolwell, ). problem-solving skills are introduced to students, the better (Burns & Foley, ). Taking into account the effective-ness of high-fidelity simulation to facilitate acquisition of nursing students’ problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, we developed an innovative plan to provide 1st-year students with an interactive learning.