The Effective of Knowledge Pregnancy Examination Skills of Student Nurse by Using Simulation Pregnancy Model According to the Objective-Structured Clinical Examination: OSCE

Authors

  • Waralya Sangpithak Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Bangkok, Faculty of nursing
  • Rodjarin Rattanasoontron Faculty of Applied Science, King Mongkut,s University of Technology North Bangkok
  • Kesorn Suvithayasiri Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Bangkok, Faculty of nursing
  • Soopussara Pumek Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Bangkok, Faculty of nursing

Keywords:

Simulation Pregnancy Model, knowledge of pregnancy examination, Pregnancy examination skills

Abstract

Abstract

Introduction: Nursing innovations are essential to develop nursing skills in the New Normal society which reduce the clients’ exposure to risk and enhance nursing confidence of nursing students.

Research objective: This study aimed to evaluate knowledge pregnancy examination skills using the Simulation Pregnancy Model compared to  70% of the benchmark according to the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).

Research methodology: This study used a quasi-experimental design (one group pretest – posttest design).  Sample consisted of 44 nursing students who were in the 3rd and 4th year of the undergraduate program during the 2020-2021 academic year. I Instruments were the Simulation Pregnancy  Model, knowledge test, and Pregnancy examination skills with OSCE.  Based on IOC content, content validity was 0.84 and the KR -20 knowledge test was 0.628.  According to the OSCE, reliability of Pregnancy examination skills was tested using Cronbach,s alpha coefficient (0.770). Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics, paired t-test, and independent t-test.

Results: 1) Post-test mean scores of the knowledge were significant higher than pre-test scores (t(43)= -21.536, p<.001). 2) At follow-up, there were statistically significant difference (t(42)= -19.065, p<.001) between the Pregnancy examination skills with OSCE from the Simulation Pregnancy Model and the 70% benchmark of Nursing Practicum.

Conclusions Findings of this study shows that the Simulation Pregnancy Model is effective in improving knowledge and the pregnancy examination skills of nursing students.

Implications:  Nursing innovations should be promoted to improve nursing skills for students. The nurse refresher course should be provided specifically for registered nurses in need of an update in nursing skills. 

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Published

2022-04-01

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Sangpithak ว, Rattanasoontron ร, Suvithayasiri เ, Pumek ส. The Effective of Knowledge Pregnancy Examination Skills of Student Nurse by Using Simulation Pregnancy Model According to the Objective-Structured Clinical Examination: OSCE. JHNR [Internet]. 2022 Apr. 1 [cited 2022 Jun. 26];38(1):147-5. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/bcnbangkok/article/view/253236

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