Simulation is becoming a widely used method of helping nurses learn and maintain competency in the clinical area for both staff educators in clinical settings and nursing faculty in academic settings. Designing an effective simulation experience requires thoughtful planning, knowledge of educational principles, and knowledge of best practices in both simulation and clinical practice. An evidence-based strategy for writing a simulation scenario for nurses and other health care providers in any setting is described. A step-by-step process is outlined that incorporates best practices. Examples and suggestions are provided to help readers create quality simulation experiences.
Symposium Simulation in the Acute Care Setting| February 01 2016
Writing a Simulation Scenario: A Step-By-Step Guide
AACN Adv Crit Care (2016) 27 (1): 62–70.
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Deborah Bambini; Writing a Simulation Scenario: A Step-By-Step Guide. AACN Adv Crit Care 1 February 2016; 27 (1): 62–70. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/aacnacc2016986
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