Effects of High-Fidelity Simulation Based Learning for Preparation of Practice on Knowledge, Satisfaction, and Self-Confidence of nursing students

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sudarat wuttisakapisan
Siriporn Chudjuajeen
Khamjira Taonoi


Background: High-fidelity simulation-based learning is being increasingly used in nursing education, as it is a pedagogical method that promotes students to learn from simulations that are closest to actual situations.

Objectives: The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of high-fidelity simulation-  based learning for the preparation of practice on knowledge, satisfaction and self-confidence. Method: The participants consisted of 80 nursing students and divided into an intervention group and a comparison group. The instruments used in this study comprised the Knowledge Test, the Student Satisfaction Questionaire, and Self-Confidence Questionaire. T-tests were employed to analyze data. Qualitative data were collected by using focused groups. Content analysis were employed to analyze data.

Results: 1) The mean scores of knowledge, satisfaction, and self -confidence of the intervention group after the experiment were significantly higher than those before the experiment. 2) The intervention group showed a significantly higher mean scores of knowledge, satisfaction, and self-confidence than those in the comparison group after the experiment. 3) The focused group showed that the students have knowledge about maternal assessment and nursing care during labor. The students displayedsatisfaction with high-fidelity simulation-based learning which helped them  better understand the content, feel enjoyment, and gain confidence in taking the role in nursing care and decision making.

Conclusion: The results of this study can be used for promoting high fidelity simulation-based learning to develop the knowledge, satisfaction, and self-confidence  of nursing students


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wuttisakapisan, sudarat, Chudjuajeen, S., & Taonoi, K. (2020). Effects of High-Fidelity Simulation Based Learning for Preparation of Practice on Knowledge, Satisfaction, and Self-Confidence of nursing students. JOURNAL OF HEALTH SCIENCE RESEARCH, 14(2), 70-81. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JHR/article/view/241312
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