The effect of Problem-Based Learning and Simulation Practice Convergence Education for Nursing Students

간호대학생의 문제중심학습과 시뮬레이션 실습 융합교육의 효과

  • 김현정 (대원대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 전인희 (수원과학대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2018.05.15
  • Accepted : 2018.07.20
  • Published : 2018.07.28


The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of simulation practice combining problem-based learning on nursing knowledge, self-confidence, critical thinking tendency and problem solving ability. The subjects of this study were 45 students who took two courses of nursing situation practice in the fourth grade of S university in S area. Data were collected before and after the simulation exercise using the self-report questionnaire. The problem-based learning and the simulation practice convergence training were conducted for three weeks with two hours per week, and the post- integration nursing knowledge, self-confidence, critical thinking disposition, and problem solving ability scores were improved. Nursing knowledge, self-confidence, and critical thinking tendency were positively correlated with problem solving ability and proved the effectiveness of problem-based learning and simulation training. Therefore, education programs combining problem-based learning and simulation training on various topics should be developed and utilized.


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