Parker, Carlo

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McNeill, Jeanette

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Einhellig, Katrina

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Bezyak, Jill L.


College of Natural and Health Sciences; School of Nursing, Nursing Education


University of Northern Colorado

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Greeley (Colo.)


University of Northern Colorado

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138 pages

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Born digital


As the use of simulation in pre-licensure nursing education increases, it is important to evaluate new approaches to clinical simulation. A new technology called 360-degree immersive video has the potential to be used in nursing education but its use in nursing education has not been studied extensively. This study evaluated nursing student satisfaction and identification of risks to patient safety with 360-degree immersive video simulation when compared to conventional video simulation. In this quasi-experimental quantitative study, 91 final semester nursing students viewed either a 360-degree immersive video simulation depicting multiple risks to patient safety or a conventional video of the same scene. Participants then completed the National League for Nursing (NLN, 2019) Student Satisfaction and Self-Confidence questionnaire and listed identified risks to patient safety depicted in the video. Additionally, participants who viewed the 360-degree immersive video simulation were asked four open-ended, written exploratory questions about their perceptions of the technology. Participants who viewed the 360-degree immersive video simulation had higher satisfaction scores on 3 of the 13 items on the NLN questionnaire than participants who viewed the conventional video simulation. There was no significant difference in the number of risks to patient safety identified between groups.

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