Developing an educational framework for the teaching of simulation within nurse education

Melanie Humphreys
2013 Open Journal of Nursing  
The use of simulations as a teaching and learning tool within health care has increasing importance; simulations are seen as the major teaching method for practicing and assessing developing skills, knowledge, attitudes and meaningful decision-making within the field of nursing. Certainly the utilisations of simulations feature widely within many aspects of health care; a greater understanding of the key conceptual notions will serve to benefit all of those engaged within their application.
more » ... ir application. This literature review has enabled the construction of a conceptual model for the teaching of simulation and can serve to promote the continued positive development of simulations within education. Through a consistent and insightful approach to teaching, dynamic learning will be assured within this very important aspect of engaging the nursing student within the learning process.
doi:10.4236/ojn.2013.34049 fatcat:2wx65kniczdtrjcgwhdb7oyh7i