Learning together: Using simulations to develop nursing and medical student collaboration

Cynthia E. Reese, Pamela R. Jeffries, Scott A. Engum

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Collab. Interdisc. Lrng. is A Core Educ. Requirement Cited by the Inst. of Med. Hlth. Professions Educ. Report (2003). This Descriptive Stud. Supports the Nursing Educ. Simulat. Framework for Des. Simulations Used as an Interdisc. Teach. Strategy in Hlth. Professions Curricula. the Purpose of This Stud. Was to Investigate the Use of the Framework for the Collab. Med. and Nursing Mgmt. of A Surg. Patient with Complications. Simulat. Des. Features, Student Satisfaction, and Self-confidence Were Measured. Results Indicate Both Med. and Nursing Student Groups' Perceptions of the Des. Features of the Collab. Simulat. Were Positive. Feedback and Guided Reflection Were Identified by Both Student Groups as Important Simulat. Des. Features. Data Analyzed from the Collaboration Scale Suggest That Des. Simulations That Pl. Med. and Nursing Students Together is Beneficial for Both the Med. Students and the Nursing Students.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)33-37
Number of pages5
JournalNursing education perspectives
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010


  • Nursing-medical student collaboration
  • Simulation
  • Simulation design
  • Simulation model

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)
  • Education


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