Can a simulated hospital interprofessional experience between Allied Health and nursing students change self-efficacy beliefs?

Date
2023
Authors
Lohman, Alicia F.
Flynn, Stacy
Aulbach, Rebecca
Brewer, Wayne
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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine if participation in a hospital simulation experience could change the students’ self-efficacy to engage in interprofessional behaviors. This single-group pre-test and post-test design study utilized students from: Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Nursing programs. The student assumed their roles as health-care practitioners collaboratively in a simulated hospital IPE session (SHIPES) while they managed patients admitted to the hospital played by live actors. The student participants completed the Self-Efficacy for Interprofessional Experiential Learning (SEIEL) questionnaire that consists of a total score and two subscales scores (Interprofessional interaction and Interprofessional team evaluation and feedback) before and after the SHIPES. Results: significant (p<0.001) increase in the total and two subscales scores indicating an increased student self-efficacy to engage in interprofessional learning after participation in the SHIPES. Increased self-efficacy is a positive indicator of future behavior and could facilitate more interprofessional collaboration in clinical settings.

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Article originally published by Journal of Practice Teaching and Learning, 20(1). English. Published 2023. https://doi.org/10.1921/jpts.v20i1.2154
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Keywords
Interprofessional education, Hospital simulation, Self-efficacy, Allied health, Nursing
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his is the publisher’s version of an article that is available at https://doi.org/10.1921/jpts.v20i1.2154. Recommended citation: Lohmann, A., Flynn, S., Aulbach, R. & Brewer, W.,(2023). Can a simulated hospital interprofessional experience between Allied Health and nursing students change self-efficacy beliefs? The Journal of Practice Teaching and Learning, 20(1). This item has been deposited in accordance with publisher copyright and licensing terms and with the author’s permission.