Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
Consistent, structured, intentional simulation teaching methods for best practice
Problem: Observation at two nursing programs indicated inconsistent, simulation faculty teaching methods and absence of training and orientation for faculty development and competency evaluation.
Project purpose: Create a structured, consistent faculty development training program utilizing the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation Learning standards (INACSL) and using the Debriefing Assessment for Simulation in Healthcare (DASH) measurement instrument for annual competency review.
Project Goals: Support positive faculty role modeling, professional development, increased self-efficacy and decreased faculty and student confusion.
Project Objectives: Both identified schools will have a system in place for quality improvement in simulation teaching methods through training, mentoring and education.
Plan sequence: Plan consisted of a project introduction email, information sheet, pre-survey followed by faculty participation in three simulation teaching sessions with the DNP leader. A 30-minute simulation best practice webinar presentation and posttest followed with a post survey.
Outcome and Results: Quantitative paired t-test using ordinal level data from a convenience sample of faculty participants resulted in a reliable positive correlation between the pretreatment and post treatment measurements. Instrument reliability and validity supported recommending consistent structured simulation teaching methods to all faculty teaching in simulation at both schools. Development of confident, knowledgeable faculty teaching and debriefing methods involves instituting INACSL and literature recommendations for best practice outcomes
Date of Award
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Panian, Jody, "A structured, intentional simulation delivery method: Development of a best practice faculty teaching policy" (2020). Student Publications. 983.