Transferability of medication administration simulation training to clinical settings

Rinat Avraham, Vlada Shor, Nancy Hurvitz, Rachel Shvartsur, Einat Kimhi

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The study examines the impact of one-on-one simulation for medication administration (MA) on prelicensure student preparedness for and performance of MA in the clinical setting. We used a prospective quasi-experimental interventional study applying Kirkpatrick's model to the simulation experience addressing MA. Simulation increased student preparedness. Students’ critical thinking and approach during the MA process were significantly higher in the clinical setting. One-on-one MA simulation is an effective educational method for improving student learning and performance in practice.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)258-262
Number of pages5
JournalTeaching and Learning in Nursing
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Oct 2018


  • Kirkpatrick framework
  • Medication administration
  • Nursing students
  • Performance
  • Simulation

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Leadership and Management
  • Research and Theory
  • Fundamentals and skills


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