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Patient deterioration simulation experiences: impact on teaching and learning


Buykx, P and Cooper, S and Kinsman, L and Endacott, R and Scholes, J and McConnell-Henry, T and Cant, R, Patient deterioration simulation experiences: impact on teaching and learning, Collegian, 19, (3) pp. 125-129. ISSN 1322-7696 (2012) [Refereed Article]

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Copyright 2012 Royal College of Nursing, Australia

DOI: doi:10.1016/j.colegn.2012.03.011


Early recognition and management of patient deterioration are essential nursing skills, and can be improved through education and experience. However, both nursing students and registered nurses may have few opportunities to develop and maintain the emergency management skills necessary to ensure patient safety. Using both theory and empirical evidence, we have developed a simulation-based educational model, 'FIRST2ACT' (Feedback Incorporating Review and Simulation Techniques to Act on Clinical Trends), to provide nurses with a high-fidelity learning experience. The model has been tested in three different settings: it is highly acceptable to learners, adaptable to different training needs, and shows promise in improving actual clinical performance.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:interpersonal skills, paramedic education, clinical placements, residential aged care, dementia
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Objective Field:Health related to ageing
UTAS Author:Kinsman, L (Professor Leigh Kinsman)
ID Code:97532
Year Published:2012
Web of Science® Times Cited:16
Deposited By:Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre
Deposited On:2014-12-22
Last Modified:2017-12-08

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