What scientific knowledge has been produced regarding the use of simulation in teaching nursing postgraduates and continuing education programs?
This review will consider studies that include participants who are: a) Nurses - a registered nurse affiliated with a government-authorized licensing body for the effective legal practice of the profession. A professional willing to take part in a simulation learning activity to obtain or demonstrate mastery of knowledge, skills, and initiatives of professional practice.
All studies explore the use of simulations. Definition: Simulation is a technique that recreates real clinical situations with their particularities, within a controlled environment, in an interactive way, to develop knowledge in a practical method. Therefore, preparing the student in a complete, cognitive, and behavioral way, and improving their decision-making ability and the management of problems presented, when something similar happens in a real clinical setting.
This review will consider studies in which the participants of the study have to be part of the postgraduate or continuing education programs, benefitting from learning through simulation, in either training or real clinical settings (e.g., intensive care, acute care, inpatient, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient service, chronic care, home care, community setting) in any country.