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.
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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. doi: 10.5958/2454-2660.2017.00036.9