Student preferences and perceptions of learning from vSIM for Nursing™

Cynthia Foronda, Sandra M. Swoboda, Myrthle N. Henry, Emma Kamau, Nancy Sullivan, Krysia Warren Hudson

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Abstract

This study explored BSN students’ perceptions of learning with vSim for Nursing™. Using a mixed methods design with 99 students, key points of learning were medication administration and respiratory interventions. Qualitative data demonstrated learning of assessment, prioritization, and emergency management. The top student preferences of how to use virtual simulation were as a clinical makeup or to enhance lecture. The findings support the use of virtual simulation and provide data to guide nurse educators to more strategically integrate virtual simulation exercises.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)27-32
Number of pages6
JournalNurse Education in Practice
Volume33
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2018

Keywords

  • Gaming
  • Nursing education
  • Simulation
  • Virtual simulation
  • vSim for nursing
  • Web-based

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)
  • Education

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