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Clinical Decision Making in Nursing Practice with Case-Based Reasoning
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, The University of Melbourne, Australia ; , , The University of Southern Queensland, Australia

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Seattle, WA USA ISBN 978-1-880094-35-8 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

This paper describes the development of a self-paced multimedia learning resource designed to facilitate the transition of graduating nurses into the workplace. The resource uses an authentic case to simulate the complexities of life in a typical hospital ward, and place graduating nurses in the role of problem-solvers. Problem solving in the simulation is based on a rich repertoire of cases and stories that have been extracted from the experiences of expert practitioners. This case-based reasoning architecture reflects a model of learning where graduating nurses are coached in the development of decision-making skills within the context of a contrived but an authentic presenting problem. Outcomes of formative evaluation carried out in a semi-structured format with individuals and small groups of nurse practitioners have revealed a positive disposition towards the resource and the approach to learning it utilises.

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Naidu, S., Oliver, M. & Koronios, A. (1999). Clinical Decision Making in Nursing Practice with Case-Based Reasoning. In B. Collis & R. Oliver (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 1999--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 692-697). Seattle, WA USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved December 16, 2019 from .

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