Providing simulation experiences for large cohorts of 1st year nursing students: evaluating quality and impact.

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dc.contributor.author Rochester, S
dc.contributor.author Kelly, M
dc.contributor.author Disler, R
dc.contributor.author White, H
dc.contributor.author Forber, J
dc.contributor.author Matiuk, S
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:34:12Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.citation Collegian (Royal College of Nursing, Australia), 2012, 19 (3), pp. 117 - 124
dc.identifier.issn 1322-7696
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/18443
dc.description.abstract To provide each student within a large cohort the opportunity to participate in a small group simulation that meets recognised quality indicators is a challenge for Bachelor of Nursing programmes in Australia. This paper, as part of a larger longitudinal study, describes one approach used to manage a simulation for 375 1st year nursing students and to report on the quality of the experience from the student's perspective. To ensure quality was maintained within the large cohort, aspects of the simulation were assessed against the following indicators: alignment with curriculum pedagogy and goals; preparation of students and staff; fidelity; and debriefing. Data obtained from a student focus group were analysed in the context of the quality indicators. The following themes emerged from the data: knowing what to expect; assuming roles for the simulation; authenticity and thinking on your feet; feeling the RN role; and, preparation for clinical practice. This paper demonstrates it is possible to provide students in large cohorts with active participatory roles in simulations whilst maintaining quality indicators.
dc.format Print
dc.language eng
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1016/j.colegn.2012.05.004
dc.subject Humans, Focus Groups, Program Evaluation, Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate, Teaching, Manikins, Australia, Australia, Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate, Focus Groups, Humans, Manikins, Program Evaluation, Teaching, Simulation, Large cohort, Nursing students, Quality indicators, Nursing
dc.subject Humans; Focus Groups; Program Evaluation; Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate; Teaching; Manikins; Australia; Australia; Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate; Focus Groups; Humans; Manikins; Program Evaluation; Teaching; Simulation; Large cohort; Nursing students; Quality indicators; Nursing
dc.title Providing simulation experiences for large cohorts of 1st year nursing students: evaluating quality and impact.
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Collegian (Royal College of Nursing, Australia)
dc.journal.volume 3
dc.journal.volume 19
dc.journal.number 3 en_US
dc.publocation Sydney en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 117 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 124 en_US
dc.cauo.name FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1110 Nursing
dc.personcode 870052 en_US
dc.personcode 950098 en_US
dc.personcode 106915 en_US
dc.personcode 110193 en_US
dc.personcode 11623319 en_US
dc.personcode 995196 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Nursing en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Simulation; Large cohort; Nursing students; Quality indicators en_US
dc.description.keywords NA
dc.description.keywords Simulation
dc.description.keywords Large cohort
dc.description.keywords Nursing students
dc.description.keywords Quality indicators
dc.description.keywords Humans
dc.description.keywords Focus Groups
dc.description.keywords Program Evaluation
dc.description.keywords Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate
dc.description.keywords Teaching
dc.description.keywords Manikins
dc.description.keywords Australia
dc.staffid 995196 en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Health
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Health Services and Practice Research
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Students


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