Cooper, S and Cant, R and Bogossian, F and Kinsman, L and Bucknall, T, and the FIRST2ACT Research Team, Patient deterioration education: Evaluation of face-to-face simulation and e-simulation approaches, Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 11, (2) pp. 97-105. ISSN 1876-1399 (2015) [Refereed Article]
Copyright 2015 Elsevier
Method: Final-year preregistration nursing students (n=97) completed three face-to-face laboratory-based team simulations with a simulated patient (actor) and 330 students individually completed a three-scenario Web-based simulation program: FIRST2ACTWeb™.
Results: Both groups achieved moderate performance scores (means: face to face, 49%; e-simulation, 69%). Course evaluations were positive, skill gain showing a greater effect size in the face-to-face program than for e-simulation, and higher satisfaction and more positive appraisal.
Conclusion: Face-to-face simulation and e-simulation are effective educational strategies with e-simulation offering greater feasibility. Either strategy is likely to add value to the learning experience.
|Item Type:||Refereed Article|
|Keywords:||Decision making, e-simulation, immersive learning, multimedia applications, nursing, patient deterioration|
|Research Division:||Health Sciences|
|Research Group:||Health services and systems|
|Research Field:||Health services and systems not elsewhere classified|
|Objective Group:||Evaluation of health and support services|
|Objective Field:||Evaluation of health and support services not elsewhere classified|
|UTAS Author:||Kinsman, L (Professor Leigh Kinsman)|
|Web of Science® Times Cited:||25|
|Deposited By:||Health Sciences B|
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