Integrating simulation in a BSN leadership and management course

Shannon Bright Smith


Simulation is becoming an increasingly popular learning strategy for many nursing courses in undergraduate nursing programs to help students learn critical thinking skills in patient care. Yet, many programs do not utilize simulation in Nursing Leadership and Management courses. This article reviews the literature that supports the use of simulation in BSN Leadership and Management courses and proposes an education plan for integration of simulation into the course.  Learning theories and relevant pedagogy are discussed and four leadership simulation scenarios that aid faculty in leading the learners to learning are presented as a guide for implementation.

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Journal of Nursing Education and Practice

ISSN 1925-4040 (Print)   ISSN 1925-4059 (Online)

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