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International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning

Recent Submissions

  • Caring Communication with Failing Students: A New Simulation Application for Graduate Education 

    Aschenbrenner, Diane S.; Moran, Roxanne (2017-08-21)
    Purpose: The National League for Nursing in 2014 noted the lack of qualified faculty obstructs the preparation of new nurses (Nurse Educator Shortage Fact Sheet). One necessary role of faculty is addressing student failure ...
  • Faculty Development: A Blended Learning Approach 

    Feliciano, Michelle; Kelsey, Nichole (2017-08-21)
    This session will share the evolvement from the previous course design to the faculty development model currently in place. The  presentation will focus on the  planning meetings, confirming simulation faculty ...
  • Failure to Rescue: How Simulation Can Help Transition to Practice 

    Beroz, Sabrina; Schneidereith, Tonya; Sullivan, Nancy; Farina, Crystel L. (2017-08-21)
    Failure to rescue, either lack of recognition or the lack of appropriate interventions necessary to prevent adverse events, is a costly form of medical error. Bedside nurses - those healthcare professionals who spend the ...
  • Interprofessional Trauma Simulation Workshop: from Planning to Implementation 

    Bargainer, Ruth; Beckling, April; Faz, Robyn G.; Keidl, Terran; Davis, Bill; Whitcomb, Kathryn (2017-08-21)
    Has your team always wanted to put together an interprofessional (IP) emergency room (ER) simulation? The purpose of this hands-on workshop is to provide educators with a reproducible template for the design and implementation ...
  • Tying It All Together with High Impact Learning Through Interdisciplinary Healthcare Simulation 

    Davidson, Elizabeth Sloan; Carmack, Jeffrey K.; Fruechting, Sara K.; Snead, Leigh (2017-08-21)
    There is a gap of knowledge on what is best practice for conducting large-scale simulation for interdisciplinary education. Currently, bringing multiple disciplines together to learn how to work in a collaborative manner ...
  • Communication in a Palliative Care Setting: The Use of Shadow Box as a Strategy 

    Turner, Sufia; Harder, Nicole (2017-08-17)
    Communicating with palliative patients and families is a fundamental yet difficult skill for nursing students to acquire. While many nursing programs didactically instruct palliative theory, actual hands on application ...
  • Comprehensive Evaluation of the Simulation Program 

    Leighton, Kim; Ravert, Patty; Mudra, Vickie; Foisy-Doll, Colette R. (2017-08-17)
    Many organizations evaluate individual components of a simulation program, such as, the scenarios, participants’ perceptions, the debriefer, and learning outcomes, but few programs evaluate simulation holistically ...
  • Debriefing 2.0 - Finding the Missed Opportunities for Learning 

    Schneidereith, Tonya; Poore, Julie; Nye, Carla; Herrington, Alaina; Morgan, Patricia; Farina, Crystal; Bensfield, Linda (2017-08-17)
    The INACSL Standards of Best Practice SM have identified the importance of ongoing education for facilitators of simulation, especially in the art of debriefing. This rapidly expanding area of simulation challenges educators ...
  • Delivering TeamSTEPPS Using a Train-the-Trainer Approach 

    Francis-Johnson, Patricia G.; Decker, Sharon; Whitcomb, Kathryn; Caballero, Sandra; Leal, Melissa S. (2017-08-17)
    In 1999, after the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released its landmark report, To Err is Human, healthcare organizations began the journey to reduce adverse patient events in healthcare settings. This, and a subsequent report ...
  • Developing a Simulation Program in a Concept-based Curriculum 

    Harder, Nicole (2017-08-17)
    When the National Council of State Boards of Nursing released their simulation study in 2014, many nursing programs felt like they now had the support for the statement that properly planned and designed simulation-based ...
  • Do Simulation Roles Really Affect Clinical Decision-making Accuracy in an Acute Care Scenario? 

    Zulkosky, Kristen; White, Krista; Price, Amanda L.; Pretz, Jean (2017-08-17)
    The purpose of this study was to assess the accuracy of on clinical decision making (CDM) among various roles in an acute-care simulation scenario in pre-licensure nursing students. This study utilized a mixed factorial ...
  • Evaluating Facilitator Competency: Using A Rubric To Identify Faculty Development Needs 

    Leighton, Kim; Mudra, Vickie; Gilbert, Gregory (2017-08-17)
    There are no tools available to objectively evaluate simulation facilitators in their complete role. In light of the findings of the NCSBN simulation study (Hayden, et al., 2014), many nursing programs will increase the ...
  • ACEs 2.0: Evolution of a Model for Teaching About Vulnerable Populations 

    Forneris, Susan G.; Rizzolo, Mary Anne (2017-08-17)
    In 2009 the National League for Nursing (NLN) began a project to develop innovative teaching strategies to teach nursing students about care of older adults – the ACES project. The model that emerged included a ...
  • Hear ye, Hear ye! Learn all About the 2016 Edition of the INACSL Standards of Best Practice: SimulationSM 

    Paige, Jane B.; Sittner, Barbara; Thomson, Wendy; Graham, Leslie; Aebersold, Michelle; Leighton, Kim (2017-08-17)
    The International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INACSL) takes the lead in developing, revising, and publishing the INACSL Standards of Best Practice: SimulationSM used internationally and ...
  • Introduction to the INACSL Research Instrument Repository 

    Schneidereith, Tonya; Prion, Susan (2017-08-17)
    The INACSL Standards of Best Practice: Simulation are evidence-based documents that can be used to guide educators implementing simulation-based education.  While there has been a burgeoning increase in research ...
  • NLN Jeffries Simulation Theory and its Application in the Simulation Based Learning Experiences 

    Davis, Pamela (2017-08-17)
    This preconference addresses the state of the science in simulations presentation, using the NLN Jeffries Simulation Theory as a foundation and describing how the theory is incorporated in the immersive simulation experiences ...
  • Nursing Students GoPro: Enhancing Clinical Judgment with Cameras in Simulation 

    Parker, Dawn Mabry; Benz, Amanda; Greulich, Carol; Richard, Jennifer (2017-08-17)
    In the School of Health Sciences Simulation Lab at the University of Saint Francis , Dawn Parker, director, observed that significant embedded cues in simulation scenarios were going unnoticed. To enhance “noticing” ...
  • Reviewing for Clinical Simulation in Nursing: A Hands-on Workshop 

    Thomas, Cynthia; Harder, Nicole; Leighton, Kim; Luctkar-Flude, Marian; Catron, Leslie; Goldsworthy, Sandra (2017-08-17)
    Reviewing for a peer-reviewed journal is a skill set that needs to be de developed. Manuscript that are submitted to a journal need to have timely and constructive feedback, regardless of whether the work is accepted or ...
  • "Room of Horrors": Engaging Interprofessional Students in a Hazards of Hospitalization Simulation 

    Molloy, Margie; Clay, Alison (2017-08-17)
    Hazards of hospitalization are costly and can prolong hospital stays, cause suffering, and even result in death. Medical and nursing students may not be aware of these hazards and may not be involved in quality-improvement ...
  • Schizoaffective Disorder: A Simulation in Holistic Care 

    Seaman, JT; Olliff, Linda; McAfee, Nancye; Chisholm, LeAnn; Calloway, Kacie (2017-08-17)
    Nursing students often show a lack of enthusiasm when faced with caring for mental health clients, especially when the student is certain that they want to work in Intensive Care, Emergency, or some other area that has ...

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