Nurse informatics discussions need to be APA format and no grammar errors U7D1 Submit an initial…

Nurse informatics

discussions need to be APA format and no grammar errors

U7D1

Submit an initial substantive post of 250 words (about 1 page length) to question .Use headings for each main key point to clearly communicate to the reader the topic under discussion and leave no room for guessing. Your headings need to be Bold and aligned center-page.At least 3 References and in text citations should conform to the APA format.

Discussion Question: Simulation, HER, and virtual learning are being used as a new tool to promote and assess student learning in nursing education. Describe the benefits and limitations of the use of technology in nursing education. Can technology be used to replace clinical hours in nursing education? If so, are there any limitations to its use? Be specific in your answer. Is this allowed by Florida Board of Nursing?

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Benefits Of Simulation, HER, and Virtual Learning In Nursing Education

It provides students with opportunities to practice their clinical and decision-making skills through various real-life situational experiences. With realistic clinical scenarios, simulation-based educational interventions in nursing can train novice as well as experienced nurses, helping them develop effective non-technical skills, practice rare emergency situations, and providing a variety of authentic life-threatening situations. The advantages of simulation-based educational interventions include the ability to provide immediate feedback, repetitive practice learning, the integration of simulation into the curriculum, the ability to adjust the difficulty level, opportunities to individualize learning, and the adaptability to diverse types of learning strategies. “Simulation (i.e., the use of mannequins, models, and scenarios in place of live patients) has long been used to augment learning in the health care professions and provides a safe, acceptable environment for practicing skills. It also eliminates risks inherent in practicing health care skills on live patients” (Bearnson and Wiker, 2005).

Can Technology Be Used To Replace Clinical Hours In Nursing Education?

Schools that once relied on the combination of classroom education and hands-on experience in a clinical environment began to mix in time in a simulation lab, where nursing students could work with highly sophisticated mannequins able to display a range of symptoms and react in real-time to treatment. Based on recent studies up to 50% simulation can be effectively substituted for traditional clinical learning experiences under the right conditions. Certain guidelines has to be followed in order for technology to be replaced with a certain percentage of clinical hours.

Limitations On Using Technology To Replace Clinical Hours In Nursing Education And Is It Allowed By State Board

Clinical learning experiences has to include actual hours of practice in nursing skills, computer labs, simulated clinical experiences that has to have hands on supervising by faculty. There also has to be hands on supervised clinical care. The State Board of Nursing does allow some technology to be replaced with clinical hours in nursing education. “Anational simulation study by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing on replacing clinical hours with simulation in prelicensure nursing education concluded that up to half of traditional clinical hours could be substituted with high-quality simulation experiences and yield comparable end-of-program educational outcomes” (LeFlore and Thomas, 2016).

Bearnson, C. and Wiker, K. (2005). Human Patient Simulators: A New Face in Baccalaureate Nursing Education at Brigham Young University. Journal of Nursing Education, 44(9), 421-425.

Leflore, J. and Thomas, P. (2016). Educational Changes to Support Advanced Practice Nursing Education. The Journal of Perinatal & Neonatal Nursing, 30(3), 187-190.

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Benefits and limitations of the in nursing education

I am an avid supporter of the sim lab. The sim lab is beneficial to nursing students because it allows them to practice and gives them comfort in attempting patient care. The sim lab allows for accidents without actually causing patient harm. A sim lab is especially beneficial to those students who don’t already work in patient care and needs practice to possibly take care of patients. By repeated practice, the student nurse can get somewhat acclimated to treating a patient. On the other hand, the limitations to a sim lab is that the patient isn’t real. There are all different kinds of patients that nurses treat, for instance, hard sticks (regarding blood draws/IV’s), angry patients, elderly patients, patient’s with alcohol withdrawal, and the list goes on and on. Unfortunately with the sim lab, there’s only the one patient that the students are dealing with. It doesn’t teach students about a patient refusing medicine, bodily fluids being excreted, aspirations while attempting to take medicines, and so on.

Using technology to replace clinical hours

Although I am for the sim lab, I do not think that it can totally replace clinical hours. The sim lab can be used prior to clinical hours, then maybe in the middle of clinical hours, but not totally replace it. Although the sim lab can help prepare students for real patient care, students still need actual clinical hours to experience real patient care.

Does the State Board allow sim lab?

The State Board of Nursing does allow my institution to have a sim lab. We normally have sim lab at least once each semester. We have sim lab towards the end of our semester, however, it is still helpful. I enjoy sim lab because it allows us to reflect on the situation and our actions and how we can better our actions the next time.

References:

Goodstone, L., Goodstone, M.S., Cino, K., Glaser, C.A., Kupferman, K., & Dember-Neal, T. (2013). Effect of simulation on the development of critical thinking in associate degree nursing students. Nursing Education Perspectives, 34(3), 159-62. Retrieved from: 

Bambini, D., Washburn, J., & Perkins, R. (2009). Outcomes of clinical simulation for novice nursing students: Communication, confidence, clinical judgement. Nursing Education Perspectives, 30(2), 79-82. Retrieved from 

 

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