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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
ISSN: 2454-2660(Online), 2347-8640(Print)
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Effectiveness of Sim-Lab Versus Traditional Lab Training on Maternity Nursing Students' based on performance evaluation in University of Hail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Indra Selvam Venkatakrishnan
Dr. Indra Selvam Venkatakrishnan
Professor, Dept. of Maternal and Child Health Nursing, University of Hail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Effective clinical teaching method should positively affects student performance. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of sim-lab versus traditional lab training on maternity nursing students' performance. A comparative quasi experimental study was utilized. The study conducted at clinical maternity laboratory skill at Nursing College, Hail University. A convenient sample of 36 students included in the study, those students were divided into two equal groups (simulated and traditional). Using a high fidelity simulation, procedure was developed to teach student postpartum skills. Data were collected through two tools; Tool 1: self-administered questionnaire sheet to assess students’ data and clinical lab preparedness. Tool II: Student's performance assessment tool, in addition to supportive material related to simulation. The research would be able to recommend integration of sim-lab as a clinical teaching method in maternity student teaching curriculum; further researches are needed to evaluate the effect of sim-lab versus other types of clinical teaching methods on student competency.
Sim-lab, clinical teaching, students’ performance.
Indra Selvam Venkatakrishnan. Effectiveness of Sim-Lab Versus Traditional Lab Training on Maternity Nursing Students' based on performance evaluation in University of Hail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Int. J. Nur. Edu. and Research. 2017; 5(2): 175-178.
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