A blended learning activity to model clinical judgment in practice: A multisite evaluation
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Background: Observing how experienced nurses assess and manage complex situations may assist students in developing clinical judgment.
Method: Evaluation of a combined learning activity including an audiovisual simulation demonstrating expert nurse care of a patient with delirium delivered across three international programs. Participants responded to five survey questions; two open-ended questions; and provided information about previous experiences with delirium.
Results: Highest rated benefits: watching an expert nurse; and how assessment and care were provided.
Qualitative themes: global perspectives; questions that challenged; level of realism; the expert nurse; technical issues; and contribution to learning and practice.
Conclusion: Irrespective of country/program, participants rated the learning activity as beneficial in developing skills for clinical judgment.
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