CLINICAL REASONING PROJECT

Quasi-experimental study

This stage of the project sought to determine the impact of medium and high fidelity human patient simulation manikins on nursing students' clinical reasoning, knowledge acquisition and satisfaction. To date, three manuscripts have been accepted for publication and; four more are in progress.

Lapkin, S. & Levett-Jones, T. (2011). A cost-utility analysis of medium versus high fidelity human patient simulation manikins in nursing education. Journal of Clinical Nursing.

Levett-Jones, T. Lapkin, S., Hoffman, K. Arthur, C. & Roche, J.(2011) Examining the impact of high and medium fidelity simulation experiences on nursing students knowledge acquisition. Nurse Education in Practice. 11, 380-383.

Levett-Jones, T., McCoy, M., Lapkin, S., Noble, D., Hoffman, K., Dempsey, J., Arthur, C. & Roche, J. (2011). The development and psychometric testing of the Satisfaction with Simulation Experience Scale. Nurse Education Today. 31(7), 705-710.