The Effects of Simulation In An Associate Degree Nursing Program
Review TypeNone: Degree-based Submission
Repository Posting Date2015-06-26T13:07:51Z
Author(s)Walker, Katrina L.
TypeDNP Capstone Project
Level of EvidenceQuasi-Experimental Study, Other
Research ApproachTranslational Research/Evidence-based Practice
MeSH HeadingsEducation, Nursing, Associate
In 2014, an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program in Texas displayed an interest in implementing a teaching method conducive to improve students’ critical thinking ability and increase their confidence level in providing quality patient care. The project question was, “In Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) students with a low level of confidence and inadequate critical thinking skills, how effective is simulation compared to case study scenario activities in assisting students to develop the confidence and critical thinking skills necessary to make effective clinical decisions?” The purpose sought to compare and evaluate the effectiveness of simulation versus the traditional classroom lecture. The project’s aims were to develop a teaching method that will increase the students’ confidence and critical thinking skills necessary to provide care to patients.
Degree GrantorCapella University
Date of Publication2015-06-26
Citation of Original PublicationWalker, K. L. (2015, June). The effects of simulation in an Associate Degree Nursing Program (Doctoral capstone project). Retrieved from http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/558533
NotesThis work has been approved through a faculty review process prior to its posting in the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.
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