An Innovative Educational Approach to Integrate Simulation, Classroom, and Clinical Practice to Meet the Educational Needs of Undergraduate Pediatric Nursing Students

Track: 30 Minute Podium

Session Number: 302A
Date: Thu, Apr 25th, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Description:

Benner, P., Sutphen, M., Leonard, V., Day, L., 2010. Educating Nurses: A Call for Radical
Transformation. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Standford,
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Darcy Mahoney, A.E., Hancock, L.E., Iorianni-Cimbak, A., Curley,M.A.Q. 2103. Using high-fidelity simulation to bridge clinical and classroom learning in undergraduate pediatric nursing. Nurse Education Today 33, 648-654.

NCSBN: National Council of State Boards of Nursing. 2017. https://www.ncsbn.org/
Session Type: Education

Session Description: This unique educational approach bridges the gap between classroom and clinical practice through the use of simulation. Students participated in 3 scenarios each week using high fidelity mannequins; 20 scenarios were chosen based on the most commonly identified disease states bringing children into the acute care clinical setting.
Primary Presenter Bio: Jeannie Weston is a faculty member at Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing in Atlanta. She currently teaches students in acute care pediatric nursing. Research interests include clinical education, pediatric acute care simulation, and Interdisciplinary practice and education.
Primary Presenter Institution: Emory University School of Nursing
Presenter 2 Institution: Emory University School of Nursing
Presenter 2 Bio: Kate Howard is a recent graduate of Emory University, practicing in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of Children's Hospital of Atlanta. She has a minor in theatre and has been instrumental in assisting with the weekly simulation experiences.
Presenter 3 Bio: Abby Dryer is a senior nursing student at Emory University School of Nursing with practice in the Technology Dependent Intensive Care. Abby has assisted in weekly simulations designing the template used for all medications.
Session Type: Education

Session Description: This unique educational approach bridges the gap between classroom and clinical practice through the use of simulation. Students participated in 3 scenarios each week using high fidelity mannequins; 20 scenarios were chosen based on the most commonly identified disease states bringing children into the acute care clinical setting.
Primary Presenter Bio: Jeannie Weston is a faculty member at Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing in Atlanta. She currently teaches students in acute care pediatric nursing. Research interests include clinical education, pediatric acute care simulation, and Interdisciplinary practice and education.
Primary Presenter Institution: Emory University School of Nursing
Presenter 2 Institution: Emory University School of Nursing
Presenter 2 Bio: Kate Howard is a recent graduate of Emory University, practicing in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of Children's Hospital of Atlanta. She has a minor in theatre and has been instrumental in assisting with the weekly simulation experiences.
Presenter 3 Bio: Abby Dryer is a senior nursing student at Emory University School of Nursing with practice in the Technology Dependent Intensive Care. Abby has assisted in weekly simulations designing the template used for all medications.