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Baek, Lee, Lee, Lee, and Kim: Evaluation and Application Effect of a Home Nasogastric Tube Feeding Simulation Module for Nursing Students: An Application of the NLN Jeffries Simulation Theory



The purpose of this study was to develop a simulation module for teaching home health care and evaluate the applicability of the program to nursing students' practical training.


The simulation module was developed based on the National League for Nursing Jeffries Simulation Theory. The theme of the developed scenario was teaching nasogastric tube feeding to the caregiver of patient with Parkinson disease. Participants were 61 nursing students who had learned tube feeding, and participated in the questionnaire survey after the simulation training.


The evaluation of simulation design showed the highest score on feedback/guided reflection, and was highly evaluated in the order of objectives/information, problem solving and fidelity. The educational practice of the simulation was highly evaluated in the order of active learning, high expectation and diversity of learning. The nursing students showed high satisfaction and self-confidence after the simulation education.


We suggest that the developed simulation module can be applied to practical training for home health care. In the future, the change of self-efficacy, clinical judgment and performance ability of the students after the simulation education should be identified. Also, various simulation modules related to the community health nursing competencies should be continuously developed and verified.


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NLN Jeffries simulation theory.
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