Standardized Patient Promotes Knowledge Through Portrayal of a Patient With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Repository Posting Date2017-10-11T14:52:32Z
Author(s)McIntosh, Constance E.; Thomas, Cynthia M.
Author DetailsCynthia M. Thomas, EdD, MS, BSN; Constance E. McIntosh, EdD, MBA, BSN, School of Nursing, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationBeta Rho
This presentation will explain how a standardized patient assuming the role of an autistic child was positively transformed through the simulation experience. He personally learned about nursing while imparting valuable knowledge about autism to nursing students resulting in a decision to change careers and enroll in a BSN program.