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Keywords

nursing education, psychomotor skills, simulation, standardized patient

 

Authors

  1. Sarmasoglu, Senay PhD, RN
  2. Dinc, Leyla PhD, RN
  3. Elcin, Melih MD

Abstract

The present study used a quasi-experimental design to examine the effects of using standardized patients for the psychomotor skills development of nursing students. The performance of the experimental group in blood pressure measurement was significantly higher than that of the control group; however, there was no significant difference between the groups with regard to their administration of subcutaneous injections. The results indicated that standardized patients can be integrated into nursing education for developing psychomotor skills of students.