Utilizing Standardized Patients and High-Fidelity Simulation to Promote Interdisciplinary Communication
Repository Posting Date2018-03-08T21:41:59Z
Author(s)Berman, Nanci M.; Grady, Mary A.; Sgro, Dawn E.
Author DetailsNanci M. Berman, MSN, RN; Dawn E. Sgro, BSE -- Division of Health and Wellness Sciences, Lorain County Community College, Elyria, Ohio, USA; Mary A. Grady, DNP, RN, CNE, CHSE, Nursing, Lorain County Community College, Elyria, Ohio, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Level of EvidenceN/A
Effective communication and the ability to perform medical and psychological aspects of care during stressful situations improve patient outcomes. Standardized patients and high fidelity simulation is utilized with high school, paramedic and nursing students to promote knowledge, skills, and attitudes of effective team communication in a controlled disaster setting.