Learning to nurse: combining simulation with key theory.

Bevan, A., Joy, R., Keeley, S. and Brown, P., 2015. Learning to nurse: combining simulation with key theory. British Journal of Nursing, 24 (15), 781 - 785.

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DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2015.24.15.781

Abstract

Following a recent Nursing and Midwifery Council revalidation of a university undergraduate nursing programme, simulation skills sessions and anatomy and physiology theory were integrated into one unit (module). This was done in order to integrate the basis for patient assessment and care provision with the anatomical and physiological theory and thereby enhance student learning and nursing practice. Students evaluated the new unit well and valued the close link between theory and practice simulation. Improvements were seen in the simulation skills sessions as students were better able to apply their underlying theory to their actions. Learning was enhanced as both simulation and theory were seen as more meaningful to practice and patient care.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:0966-0461
Uncontrolled Keywords:Anatomy ; Nursing education ; Physiology ; Practice ; Simulation ; Anatomy ; Curriculum ; Education, Nursing ; Humans ; Nursing Education Research ; Physiology
Group:Faculty of Health & Social Sciences
ID Code:27794
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:08 Mar 2017 16:00
Last Modified:08 Mar 2017 16:00

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