Baccalaureate nursing students' perceptions of labor and delivery simulation as a learning method
The purpose of the study was to determine baccalaureate nursing students' perceptions about the use of labor and delivery simulation as a learning method in regard to perceived benefits, areas for improvement, effects on self-confidence and optimal placement within course curriculum. Using a qualitative design, a convenience sample of seven students from a southern Colorado university were interviewed, using eight open-ended questions designed to elicit perceptions of the high-fidelity simulation. Interviews were audio-recorded and transcribed. Themes were identified and grouped into the study ...