School Nursing Simulation: An Evidence-based Practice Intervention for Improved Confidence in Health-related School Emergency First-responder Role

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/581124
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
DNP Project
Level of Evidence:
Cohort Study
Research Approach:
Mixed/Multi Method Research
Title:
School Nursing Simulation: An Evidence-based Practice Intervention for Improved Confidence in Health-related School Emergency First-responder Role
Author(s):
Cosby, Mariann F.
Additional Author Information:
Mariann F. Cosby, MPA, MSN, RN, CEN, NE-BC, email: smfc at deepwell dot com
Advisors:
Fairley, Jo Anna; Runewicz, Jo Ann; Baker, Dian
Degree:
DNP
Degree Year:
2015
Grantor:
Capella University
Abstract:

School nursing practice occurs in an autonomous clinical practice setting in which school nurses function as first-responders to life-threatening school emergencies.  However, a gap in school nursing practice preparation exists due to a lack of pediatric first-responder experience or training.  Following evidence-based school nursing simulation interventions, the current longitudinal descriptive mixed method doctoral project analyzed participants’ self-perceived gains in knowledge, skills, confidence, and integration as measures of clinical and leadership improvements.  The convenience sample of post-licensure registered nurse practicing school nurses (PSN) graduate students (n=37) in California completed pre and post simulation evaluations generated from the Student Assessment of Their Learning Gains (SALG) instrument.  A paired two-tailed t test with a 95% confidence interval resulted in statistically significant findings for all but two of the 40 comparative statements.  The results conveyed simulation should be considered for future learning venues due to the significant impact on school nurses’ confidence, critical reasoning, and clinical judgement.

Citation:
Cosby M. F. (2015). School nursing simulation: An evidence-based practice intervention for improved confidence in health-related school emergency first-responder role (Doctoral capstone project). Retrieved from http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/581124
Keywords:
School Nurses; Emergencies; Simulation
MeSH:
School Nursing; Emergency Responders; Evidence-Based Practice
CINAHL Headings:
Simulations; Confidence
Note:
This work has been approved through a faculty review process prior to its posting in the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.
Repository Posting Date:
2015-10-26T17:23:13Z
Date of Publication:
2015-10-26

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dc.contributor.advisorFairley, Jo Annaen
dc.contributor.advisorRunewicz, Jo Annen
dc.contributor.advisorBaker, Dianen
dc.contributor.authorCosby, Mariann F.en
dc.date.accessioned2015-10-26T17:23:13Zen
dc.date.available2015-10-26T17:23:13Zen
dc.date.issued2015-10-26en
dc.identifier.citationCosby M. F. (2015). School nursing simulation: An evidence-based practice intervention for improved confidence in health-related school emergency first-responder role (Doctoral capstone project). Retrieved from http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/581124en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/581124en
dc.description.abstract<p>School nursing practice occurs in an autonomous clinical practice setting in which school nurses function as first-responders to life-threatening school emergencies.  However, a gap in school nursing practice preparation exists due to a lack of pediatric first-responder experience or training.  Following evidence-based school nursing simulation interventions, the current longitudinal descriptive mixed method doctoral project analyzed participants’ self-perceived gains in knowledge, skills, confidence, and integration as measures of clinical and leadership improvements.  The convenience sample of post-licensure registered nurse practicing school nurses (PSN) graduate students (n=37) in California completed pre and post simulation evaluations generated from the Student Assessment of Their Learning Gains (SALG) instrument.  A paired two-tailed t test with a 95% confidence interval resulted in statistically significant findings for all but two of the 40 comparative statements.  The results conveyed simulation should be considered for future learning venues due to the significant impact on school nurses’ confidence, critical reasoning, and clinical judgement.</p>en
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.language.isoen_USen
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dc.subjectSchool Nursesen
dc.subjectEmergenciesen
dc.subjectSimulationen
dc.subject.meshSchool Nursingen
dc.subject.meshEmergency Respondersen
dc.subject.meshEvidence-Based Practiceen
dc.titleSchool Nursing Simulation: An Evidence-based Practice Intervention for Improved Confidence in Health-related School Emergency First-responder Roleen_US
dc.typeDNP Projecten
thesis.degree.grantorCapella Universityen
thesis.degree.levelDNPen
dc.description.noteThis work has been approved through a faculty review process prior to its posting in the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.en
dc.primary-author.detailsMariann F. Cosby, MPA, MSN, RN, CEN, NE-BC, email: smfc at deepwell dot comen
thesis.degree.year2015en
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.evidence.levelCohort Studyen
dc.research.approachMixed/Multi Method Researchen
dc.subject.cinahlSimulationsen
dc.subject.cinahlConfidenceen
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