Free Nursing Education Guides for Integrating Virtual Simulations Into Your Program
Looking for best practice tips for integrating virtual simulations into your nursing educational program? As usual, the NLN has you covered! Check out the breakdown about the free NLN nursing education guides for best practices on integrating virtual simulations into your nursing program:
Discover a unique solution to enhance student confidence and competence in patient-centered care. Develop clinical reasoning skills, competence, and confidence in nursing students with vSim for Nursing. vSim for Nursing, co-developed by Laerdal Medical and Wolters Kluwer, provides virtual simulation solutions for the follow subject areas:
- Medical-Surgical Nursing
- Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
- Health Assessment
- Mental Health
The guide provides strategies for use of vSim for Nursing in programs across all types of nursing education. It provides faculty with ideas to integrate vSim into existing curricula and offers ways to develop and/or enhance current teaching strategies. The guide is based on data collected from faculty who participated in pilot testing of vSim for Nursing | Medical-Surgical during spring 2014 and who submitted feedback to the National League for Nursing. These faculty members provide instruction in a wide array of classroom, clinical, lab, and simulation settings.
Lance Baily, BA, EMT-B, is the Founder & CEO of HealthySimulation.com, which he started while serving as the Director of the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas back in 2010. Lance is also the Founder and acting Advisor to the Board of SimGHOSTS.org, the world’s only non-profit organization dedicated to supporting professionals operating healthcare simulation technologies. His new co-edited Book: “Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: Operations, Technology, and Innovative Practice” is available now. Lance’s background also includes serving as a Simulation Technology Specialist for the LA Community College District, EMS fire fighting, Hollywood movie production, rescue diving, and global travel. He lives with his wife Dr. Abigail Baily in Las Vegas, Nevada with their newborn daughter and two crazy dachshunds.