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Development of Formative Capstone Simulations to Prepare Novice Students for Initial Clinical Practicum

Development of Formative Capstone Simulations to Prepare Novice Students for Initial Clinical Practicum

“Formative capstone simulation scenarios that integrate therapeutic communication, fundamental patient care skills, and clinical reasoning offer one method to prepare students for clinical that is positively received by students...Students stated that they recognized a connection between the scenarios and what they would experience in the clinical setting and thus believed that capstone simulation scenarios were helpful prior to entering their first clinical rotation.” (p.589)

Ross, J. G., Bruderle, E., Meakim, C. H., Willens, J. S., & Holmwood, J. A. (2016). Development of Formative Capstone Simulations to Prepare Novice Students for Initial Clinical Practicum. The Journal of Nursing Education, 55(10), 587-589. doi:10.3928/01484834-20160914-09

Resource Theme(s): Development of professional and transitional skills in the context of a capstone course, Student skill developments

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