The effect of SIM-PBL eduction on critical thinking disposition and self-efficacy in paramedic students

문제기반학습 연계 시뮬레이션(SIM-PBL) 교육이 응급구조과 학생들의 비판적 사고경향과 자기효능감에 미치는 영향

  • Cho, Hye-Young (Department of Emergency Medical Service, Daewon University College)
  • 조혜영 (대원대학교 응급구조과)
  • Received : 2013.10.23
  • Accepted : 2013.12.17
  • Published : 2013.12.31


Purpose: This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of the simulation education integrated with problem based learning on critical thinking disposition and self-efficacy on paramedic students. Methods: The study subjects were 48 students. Pre and post design with nonequivalent control group was assigned. The experimental group received the one week education for 4 weeks(4 sessions in total) with 90 minutes for each session. The control group received a regular skill training curriculum. Results: The experimental group showed significantly higher improvement of self-efficacy and critical thinking disposition preference compared with the control group. Conclusion: These findings indicate that simulation education with scenario was effective in improving the critical thinking disposition and self-efficacy in paramedic students.


Critical thinking disposition;Paramedics;Problem-based learning;Students;Self efficacy


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