Comparison of the Perception of Clinical Instruction: In-Facility, Face-to-Face Simulation, and Virtual Simulation Experiences in Oregon’s Nursing Programs
August 11, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic, beginning in March 2020, had profound impacts on nursing education in Oregon and across the country. The use of simulation, both face-to-face and remote learning, provide opportunities to address specific challenges in clinical practice through realistic learning environments increasing learner knowledge and confidence while providing a safe space to practice before entering a clinical setting, potentially decreasing performance anxiety. The primary purpose of this study was to assess the students’ and faculty’s perception of the ability of the different simulation modalities to meet the students’ learning needs.
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In the winter of 2020, the Oregon Center for Nursing (OCN) began a series of meetings designed to bring nursing leaders from both clinical and educational settings together regularly to discuss new and emerging issues during the pandemic. These virtual meetings have ident...
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Some remarkable changes in the nursing workforce have occurred over the past few decades. The number of registered nurses (RN) in the workforce has grown by more than 50 percent since 2001, with more than 3.1 million RNs working across the United States in 2015. Across th...
March 18, 2019
As communities and healthcare settings across the United States experience difficulties in recruiting and retaining nurses, many are searching for innovative solutions to fill workforce gaps. One option explored and implemented by some states is the concept of “nurs...
July 01, 2018
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