Simulation Learning System for Black and Hawks: Medical-Surgical Nursing

8th Edition


Key Features

  • Reading assignments from your medical-surgical nursing textbook focus study on relevant clinical concepts
  • Pre-simulation exercises help students think critically about clinical problems that could occur during the simulation experience
  • Fully-functional electronic medical record (EMR) allows students to reference important patient data—including history & physical, physician orders, and lab results—and input all relevant documentation during or after simulation
  • Concept mapping allows students to create a plan of care that addresses the patient's health state
  • Post-simulation journaling encourages students to reflect on and learn from their simulation experience
  • Interdisciplinary communication provides practice in using the SBAR method to prepare a change-of-shift report for the oncoming nurse
  • Multimedia resources including animations, skills videos, and audio clips offer review of physiologic processes and nursing procedures prior to and following simulation


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About the authors

Joyce Black

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Lori Schumacher

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Georgia Health Sciences University, School of Nursing, Augusta, GA