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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/583246
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
DNP Project
Level of Evidence:
Clinical Practice Guideline(s)
Research Approach:
Translational Research/Evidence-based Practice
Title:
Executive summary: The effects of high fidelity simulation on HESI grades
Author(s):
Taylor, Monica
Additional Author Information:
Monica Taylor, DNP, RN; mtaylor96 at capellauniversity dot edu
Advisors:
Matheson, Linda; Sniffen, Kimberly; Treschuk, Judith; Komolafe, Joan; Malloy, Karen
Degree:
DNP
Degree Year:
2015
Grantor:
Capella University
Abstract:

The nursing program at a community college in Texas had a steady decrease in National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®) and Health Education Systems, Incorporated (HESI) scores for the past five years. After making several changes in the program, HESI scores continued to be low. In 2012, the school built a new state of the art high fidelity simulation lab. The faculty considered high fidelity simulation (HFS) as a possible solution to improve the scores. The purpose of this project was to examine whether the integration of HFS with traditional clinical learning experiences would increase the students’ performance on the HESI, therefore, this project was undertaken to compare the HESI scores of two groups of nursing students: the combination group and the traditional group. The combination group comprised of students who participated in 50% HFS and 50% traditional clinical experience and completed their HESI exam in 2014. The second group, the traditional group, comprised of students who only participated in traditional clinical learning experiences and completed their HESI exam in 2012. Their clinical experience was 100% at the bedside in the hospital setting. HESI scores from the combination group had an increase in score by 57.97 points; the traditional group had a decrease of 18.69 points in their HESI exit exam. The project outcome showed effectiveness of HFS and offers a basis for continuing this intervention for further assessment in the nursing program in the future.

Citation:
Taylor, M. (2015). Executive summary: The effects of high fidelity simulation on HESI grades (Doctoral capstone project). Retrieved from http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/583246
Keywords:
High Fidelity Simulation; HESI Exams
CINAHL Headings:
Simulations; Achievement Tests
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:
2015-12-04T22:02:07Z
Date of Publication:
2015-12-04

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.advisorMatheson, Lindaen
dc.contributor.advisorSniffen, Kimberlyen
dc.contributor.advisorTreschuk, Judithen
dc.contributor.advisorKomolafe, Joanen
dc.contributor.advisorMalloy, Karenen
dc.contributor.authorTaylor, Monicaen
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-04T22:02:07Zen
dc.date.available2015-12-04T22:02:07Zen
dc.date.issued2015-12-04en
dc.identifier.citationTaylor, M. (2015). Executive summary: The effects of high fidelity simulation on HESI grades (Doctoral capstone project). Retrieved from http://www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/handle/10755/583246en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/583246en
dc.description.abstract<p><span>The nursing program at a community college in Texas had a steady decrease in <span>National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses</span> (NCLEX-RN<sup>®</sup>) and <span>Health Education Systems, Incorporated (</span>HESI) scores for the past five years. After making several changes in the program, HESI scores continued to be low. In 2012, the school built a new state of the art high fidelity simulation lab. The faculty considered high fidelity simulation (HFS) as a possible solution to improve the scores. The purpose of this <span>project was to examine whether the integration of HFS with traditional clinical learning experiences would increase the students’ performance on the HESI, therefore, this project was undertaken to compare the HESI scores of two groups of nursing students: the combination group and the traditional group. </span>The combination group comprised of students who participated in 50% HFS and 50% traditional clinical experience and completed their HESI exam in 2014. The second group, the traditional group, comprised of students who only participated in traditional clinical learning experiences and completed their HESI exam in 2012. Their clinical experience was 100% at the bedside in the hospital setting. HESI scores from the combination group had an increase in score by 57.97 points; the traditional group had a decrease of 18.69 points in their HESI exit exam. The project outcome showed effectiveness of HFS and offers a basis for continuing this intervention for further assessment in the nursing program in the future.</span></p>en
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.subjectHigh Fidelity Simulationen
dc.subjectHESI Examsen
dc.titleExecutive summary: The effects of high fidelity simulation on HESI gradesen_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.detailsMonica Taylor, DNP, RN; mtaylor96 at capellauniversity dot eduen
thesis.degree.year2015en
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.evidence.levelClinical Practice Guideline(s)en
dc.research.approachTranslational Research/Evidence-based Practiceen
dc.subject.cinahlSimulationsen
dc.subject.cinahlAchievement Testsen
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