The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) landmark study in 2014 concluded that nursing simulation could be substituted for as much as 50% of clinical hours in pre-licensure programs provided the simulation program is “high quality”. Today Dr. Kim Baily PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, previous Simulation Coordinator for Los Angeles Harbor College and [...]
Have you ever tried an Escape Room? How about an Escape Room of Medical Simulation? Human factors such as effects of teamwork, tasks, equipment, workspace, culture and organization are increasingly being shown to affect patient outcomes. Escape Rooms are perfect opportunities for teams that have never met before (or even better if they have) and [...]
The much quoted 2014 NCSBN National Simulation Study suggests that simulation can replace up to 50% of traditional clinical time without any effect on clinical competency, comprehensive nursing knowledge assessments, NCLEX pass rates or overall clinical competency after six months of post licensure practice. However, the report does specify that this equivalency is only valid [...]
CAE Healthcare, a world-leading healthcare training solutions provider, released two informative electronic books in 2019 which focus on the increasing validity and value of medical simulation. By reading these eBooks, clinical simulation champions will gain insights into improving patient safety through healthcare simulation and how to utilize nursing simulation tools to improve learning and training [...]
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