The use of simulated training to increase knowledge and skills for safer transfusion practice


Intravenous literature: Prentice, D. and O’Rourke, T. (2013) Safe Practice: Using High-Fidelity Simulation to Teach Blood Transfusion Reactions. Journal of Infusion Nursing. 36(3), p. 207–210.


High-fidelity simulation can play an important role in educating novice nurses for a challenging health care environment by fostering their confidence levels in recognizing high-risk, low-incident events. This paper reports on a quality improvement project to increase student nurses’ knowledge and skills in caring for clients receiving blood transfusions.

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