Effect of Simulation-based Core Skill Program (SCSP) on clinical knowledge, problem solving process and self-esteem in Health-related department students

시뮬레이션 기반 코어스킬 프로그램(SCSP)이 보건계열 대학생의 임상지식, 문제해결과정, 자아존중감에 미치는 효과

  • Cho, Hye-Young (Department of Emergency Medical Service, Daewon University)
  • 조혜영 (대원대학교 응급구조학과)
  • Received : 2014.08.07
  • Accepted : 2014.10.10
  • Published : 2014.10.31


This study examined the effects of a simulation-based core skill program regarding emergency care on the knowledge, problem solving process and self-esteem of health related department students. A quasi-experimental non-equivalent control group pre-post test design was used. A total of 46 students, 23 students for the experimental group and 23 students for the control group, were enrolled in this study. The simulation-based core skill program included lectures, skill training, team-based practice, simulation and debriefing. This was implemented in the experimental group for 3 weeks in May, 2013. The data was analyzed using the frequency, ratio, Chi-square, and t-test by the SPSS/Win 18.0. The experimental group, who had a simulation-based core skill program, showed significantly higher clinical knowledge, problem solving process and self-esteem compared to the control group who had a traditional education. A clinical simulation-based core skill program was verified to be an effective teaching method to improve on the clinical knowledge, problem solving process and self-esteem of health-related department students.


Simulation;Clinical knowledge;Problem solving process;Self-esteem


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