Table 2: Presence and Importance of SDS characteristics for participants

SDS items

Presence

Importance

Statistical test*

Objectives/ Information (M=22.06 SD=3.5)

M

SD

M

SD

rs

p

There was enough info provided at the beginning of the simulation to provide encouragement

4.47

0.90

4.22

1.07

0.107

0.534

I clearly understood the purpose and objectives of the simulation.

4.50

0.77

4.33

0.75

0.525

0.001

The simulation provided enough info in a clear manner for me to problem-solve the situation.

4.47

0.84

4.42

0.84

0.322

0.005

There was enough information provided to me during the simulation.

4.33

0.98

4.61

0.64

0.401

0.015

The cues were appropriate and geared to promote my understanding.

4.27

0.94

4.47

0.65

0.266

0.116

Student Support (M=18.86, SD=1.65)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Support was offered in a timely manner.

4.63

0.48

4.58

0.60

0.116

0.502

My need for help was recognized.

4.75

0.60

4.56

0.65

0.148

0.388

I felt supported by the teacherís assistance during the simulation.

4.77

0.48

4.56

0.73

0.261

0.124

I was supported in the learning process.

4.69

0.52

4.56

0.60

0.202

0.237

Problem Solving (M=22.00, SD=3.12)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Independent problem solving was facilitated.

4.44

0.77

4.56

0.60

0.101

0.557

I was encouraged to explore all possibilities of the simulation.

4.22

0.92

4.58

0.60

0.236

0.166

The simulation was designed for my specific level of knowledge and skills.

4.53

0.73

4.75

0.43

0.055

0.752

The simulation allowed me the opportunity to prioritize nursing assessments and care.

4.56

0.69

4.69

0.52

0.390

0.019

The simulation provided me an opportunity to goal set for my patient.

4.25

0.87

4.53

0.69

0.590

0.000

Feedback/Guided Reflection (M=18.53, SD=2.24)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Feedback provided was constructive.

4.25

0.87

4.67

0.75

0.356

0.033

Feedback was provided in a timely manner.

4.63

0.63

4.69

0.52

0.377

0.023

The simulation allowed me to analyze my own behavior and actions.

4.69

0.57

4.64

0.79

0.511

0.001

There was an opportunity after the simulation to obtain feedback from the teacher in order

4.58

0.60

4.58

0.80

0.490

0.002

Fidelity (M=9.56, SD=0.80)

 

 

 

 

 

 

The scenario resembled a real-life situation.

4.77

0.42

4.78

0.42

0.518

0.001

Real-life factors, situations, and variables were built into the simulation scenario.

4.77

0.42

4.78

0.42

0.518

0.001

Total

91.00

9.53

91.56

9.20

0.097

0.000

*Pearson correlation test