Entries for October 2015

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This month, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) cited SSH's  (CHSE) as a recommended certification in their new NCSBN Simulation Guidelines for Prelicensure Nursing Programs.  

Published in the Journal of Nursing Regulation, the guidelines cite a study demonstrating that high-quality simulation experiences could be substituted for up to 50% of traditional clinical hours across the pre-licensure nursing curriculum. They also cite several additional studies supporting the use of simulation in nursing training, including one that found that simulation improved the critical thinking, performance of skills, knowledge of the subject matter, and increased clinical reasoning in certain areas.

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