Volume 8, Issue 4, July 2019, Page: 69-76
Exploring Nursing Students Perception on High-fidelity Practices: A Phenomenological Study
Fatma Baddar, Department of nursing administration and education, College of Nursing, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Nursing Administration Department, Faculty of Nursing, Alexandria, Egypt
Norah Abdulrahman, Department of Nursing Administration and Education, College of Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences in Dawadmi, Shaqra University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Huda Mhawish, Administrative Nurse Manager, Critical Care Department, King Saud Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Olfat Atia Salem, Department of nursing administration and education, College of Nursing, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Nursing Administration Department, Faculty of Nursing, Menoufia University, Menoufia, Egypt
Received: Jul. 25, 2019;       Accepted: Aug. 20, 2019;       Published: Sep. 4, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.cmr.20190804.11      View  456      Downloads  75
High-fidelity simulation (HFS) is an instructive/learning technique progressively utilized by nursing schools, where students experience mimicked clinical encounters creating specialized and non-specialized abilities. The goal of this trial is to understand the perceptions of students of the bachelor’s degree in Nursing with respect to their cooperation in reproduced clinical encounters with HFS. A qualitative investigation of phenomenological approach was undertaken as a design of this study. A convenient sample of 8 undergraduate nursing students involved in the investigation were interviewed. Later, a fundamental structure of the nurses’ perception was developed which reflected the real clinical situations and other scenarios on exposure to HFS. The result of the study founded that the students were able to develop confidence based on segments such as enjoying the HFS settings, association with peers in the simulation, and skill development. The students appear to be happy with their experience of HFS. Negative perception is poisonous in any learning process. It may result from a factor beyond the control of the student such as shortage of equipment and cost. Lack of opportunity will undermine the senses of reality, experience, and chance to put their skills in practice. Moreover, the effects of such negative perception would make students frustrated and unable to learn from their errors. The study recognized a distinctive impression of students after encountering reasonable situations in a controlled domain, its significance to the foundation of relations and common development and its importance for their future as students and future experts.
High-fidelity Simulation, Simulation, Nursing Students, Students Simulation
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Fatma Baddar, Norah Abdulrahman, Huda Mhawish, Olfat Atia Salem, Exploring Nursing Students Perception on High-fidelity Practices: A Phenomenological Study, Clinical Medicine Research. Vol. 8, No. 4, 2019, pp. 69-76. doi: 10.11648/j.cmr.20190804.11
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