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Basic life support training: Is student confidence enhanced by advanced levels of simulation?

The study objective was to examine whether the environment (clinical skills lab, classroom, HFS suite) or the level of simulation (LFS or HFS) in BLS training affects the students' confidence..

Simulation in nursing: the importance of involving service users

Including patients as educators in the development of nursing simulation scenarios and as patient representatives can offer unique perspectives and insights, sharing the lived experience of service...

At a glance: a guide to venepuncture in adults

The aseptic non-touch technique (ANTT) is a method employed to minimise the likelihood of patients contracting infections during clinical procedures. As set out by the Association for Safe Aseptic...

The use of clinical simulation in wound care education for nurses: a scoping review protocol

The proposed scoping review will be conducted in accordance with the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) methodology for scoping reviews (Peters et al, 2020)..

Developing online simulated practice placements: a case study

‘An educational method which uses a variety of modalities to support students in developing their knowledge, behaviours and skills, with the opportunity for repetition, feedback, evaluation and...

Improving nurses' blood transfusion knowledge and skills

Education and training are essential in blood transfusion to reduce the risk of adverse events (Jimenez-Marco et al, 2012). Improving knowledge and understanding and addressing the issue of patient...

The impact of clinical simulation on the development of advanced practice skills

Simulation has been used in medical, nursing and dental education for the past 60 years (DH, 2011). It is defined as:.

Developing pre-registration nurses' resilience to mass casualty situations through the pedagogy of simulation

A mass casualty event has been defined as ‘an event which generates more patients at one time than locally available resources can manage using routine procedures. It requires exceptional emergency...

Using simulation exercises to improve student skills and patient safety

‘A technique to replace or amplify real experiences with guided experiences, often immersive in nature, that evoke or replicate substantial aspects of the real world in a fully safe, instructive and...

Developing and piloting a simulated placement experience for students

The option of increasing clinical placement hours is unsustainable in a climate of controlled budgets, limited placement availability and rising learner numbers given the education provider's finite...

Development of an educational program using ultrasonography in vascular access for nurse practitioner students

The purpose of this quasiexperimental study was to analyze NP students' knowledge of ultrasound-guided PIVC placement after the implementation of an educational simulation course. The study was...

Mask-Ed (KRS Simulation) an approach to deliver intimate care for neophyte nursing students: the creator's experience

As a nurse educator, I grew increasingly concerned. To address the lack of realism in the context of the clinical laboratory, I decided to teach intimate care using a different approach, one that...

Understanding roles in health care through interprofessional educational experiences

IPE is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as bringing together students from two or more healthcare professions to learn about, from, and with each other (WHO, 2010). Incorporation of IPE...

Interprofessional simulation training in difficult airway management: a narrative review

The main aim of this review was to explore the current research around the impact of interprofessional simulation-based team training in difficult airway management on team performance. The secondary...

Teaching clinical skills in pre-registration nurse education: value and methods

Harmon et al (2016) state that teaching clinical skills is different from teaching by traditional lectures. To teach a skill, educators need to be competent at performing the skill themselves (Bland...

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