Innovation for Nursing Education: Using Accelerometers for Teaching Nursing Skills

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/154849
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Presentation
Title:
Innovation for Nursing Education: Using Accelerometers for Teaching Nursing Skills
Abstract:
Innovation for Nursing Education: Using Accelerometers for Teaching Nursing Skills
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2011
Author:Kanai-Pak, Masako, PhD, RN
P.I. Institution Name:Tokyo Ariake University of Medical and Health Sciences
Title:Professor
Co-Authors:Jukai Maeda PhD, RN, Professor
Mitsuhiro Nakamura MScN, RN, Clinical Instructor
Yasuko Kitajima MBA, RN, Clinical Instructor
Miwa Hirata RN, Lecturer
Yuriko Takabatake MA, RN, Clinical Instructor
Kyoko Aida MS, RN, Clinical Instructor
Yoshihiro Takebe BA,
[22nd International Nursing Research Congress - Research Presentation] Background: Teaching nursing skills such as taking vital signs and setting up IV drips to undergraduate students is always challenging due to time constrain of curriculum. Yet, nursing students are expected to perform those skills during their clinical practice as they learned at school. Nursing skills specifically related to clinical are critical because unskilled in clinical skills impinge upon patient lives. In order for nursing students to learn nursing care skills effectively, the researchers have developed a?learning program using accelerometers.
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate an innovative learning program for transfer skills using accelerometers. Based on the researchers? previous studies, the feasibility of discriminating transfer skills with using accelerometers was proved.
Methods:  An experimental study was conducted to test effectiveness of the learning program. Twenty freshmen students were randomly assigned to the experimental group (10 students) and the control group (10 students). For the experimental group, the students practiced transfer simulated patients from bed to wheelchair using the learning program with which four accelerometers were attached the students? both upper arms, waist, and chest while performing transfer skills. At the same time, the students? performance was video taped via cameras. After the performance, the students were able to visualize their performance using the accelerometers? data so that they could analyze their movement.  For the control group, the students practiced using a model video and the textbook. A performance test of transfer was conducted with both groups after the same length of practice.
Results: The performance test scores were compared between the experiment and control groups. The performance test score of the experimental group was significantly higher compared with the score of the control group.
Conclusion: It was demonstrated that the innovative learning program for transfer skills using accelerometers was effective.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleInnovation for Nursing Education: Using Accelerometers for Teaching Nursing Skillsen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/154849-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Innovation for Nursing Education: Using Accelerometers for Teaching Nursing Skills</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2011</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Kanai-Pak, Masako, PhD, RN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Tokyo Ariake University of Medical and Health Sciences</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Professor</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">p-kanai@tau.ac.jp</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Jukai Maeda PhD, RN, Professor<br/>Mitsuhiro Nakamura MScN, RN, Clinical Instructor<br/>Yasuko Kitajima MBA, RN, Clinical Instructor<br/>Miwa Hirata RN, Lecturer<br/>Yuriko Takabatake MA, RN, Clinical Instructor<br/>Kyoko Aida MS, RN, Clinical Instructor<br/>Yoshihiro Takebe BA,</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[22nd International Nursing Research Congress - Research Presentation] Background: Teaching&nbsp;nursing skills such as taking vital signs and setting up IV drips to undergraduate students is always challenging due to time constrain of curriculum. Yet, nursing students are expected to perform those skills during their clinical practice as they learned at school. Nursing skills specifically related to clinical are critical because unskilled in clinical skills impinge upon patient lives. In order for nursing students to learn nursing care skills effectively, the researchers have developed a?learning program using accelerometers. <br/>Purpose:&nbsp;The purpose of this study was to evaluate an innovative learning program for transfer skills using accelerometers. Based on the researchers? previous studies, the feasibility of discriminating transfer skills with using accelerometers was proved. <br/>Methods: &nbsp;An experimental study was conducted to test effectiveness of the learning program. Twenty freshmen students were randomly assigned to the experimental group (10 students) and the control group (10 students). For the experimental group, the students practiced transfer simulated patients from bed to wheelchair using the learning program with which four accelerometers were attached the students? both upper arms, waist, and chest while performing transfer skills. At the same time, the students? performance was video taped via cameras. After the performance, the students were able to visualize their performance using the accelerometers? data so that they could analyze their movement. &nbsp;For the control group, the students practiced using a model video and the textbook. A performance test of transfer was conducted with both groups after the same length of practice. <br/>Results: The performance test scores were compared between the experiment and control groups. The performance test score of the experimental group was significantly higher compared with the score of the control group. <br/>Conclusion: It was demonstrated that the innovative learning program for transfer skills using accelerometers was effective.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T13:19:43Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T13:19:43Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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