Effect of Simulation on Maternity Nurses’ Knowledge, Practice and Self-efficacy During Management of Eclamptic Fits

Authors

  • Samah Abd Elhaliem Said1 , Elham Abozied Ramadan Saied2 , Hanan Amin Ali Gaafar2 , Amira A. El-Houfey3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijone.v13i1.13329

Keywords:

Simulation; Self-efficacy; Maternity nurses; Eclamptic fits.

Abstract

Background: Simulation-based nursing education is an increasingly and wide-spread preferred educational
approach. It offers opportunities to acquire clinical skills and decision-making through various situational
experiences.
Aim: Evaluation of simulation effects on maternity nurses’ knowledge, practice and self-efficacy during
management of eclamptic fits.
Design: A quasi experimental design was utilized.
Setting: The study done in Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of Benha Teaching Hospital.
Samples: A convenient samples include 40 nurses.
Tools: Data collecting by using 3 tools: A Structured self-administered questionnaire, observational
checklists and self-efficacy scale.
Results: A highly significant difference among pre-intervention and immediate post-intervention and 8
weeks’ post-intervention regarding knowledge, practices and self-efficacy of nurses concerning management
of eclamptic fits.
Conclusion: Simulation-based training is effective training approach that enhances maternity nurses’
knowledge, practice and also increases their self-efficacy regarding management of eclamptic fits.
Recommendations: All maternity nurses in different settings should attend regular simulation-based and
refreshing courses to improve their knowledge, practice and self-efficacy

Author Biography

Samah Abd Elhaliem Said1 , Elham Abozied Ramadan Saied2 , Hanan Amin Ali Gaafar2 , Amira A. El-Houfey3

1Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Woman’s Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Benha University, Egypt,
2Lecturer of Obstetrics and Woman’s Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Benha University, Egypt, 3Assistant
Professor of Community Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, Assiut University, Egypt, 3Assistant Professor of
Community Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University Collage of Aldarb, Jazan University, King Saudi
Arabia

Published

2020-12-30