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Aug 23, 2021, 18:08 PM by Gina Kellogg

Leawood, Kan. (Aug 23, 2021) — Role-play simulations using virtual humans prep students for real life and measurably improve their social, emotional, and physical health.

In a recent article, ATI Nursing Education explained how simulation role-play gives nursing students an edge when it comes to real-life clinical situations.

Referencing various sources on the topic, the article describes how a behavior-change model drives simulations by drawing on components of game mechanics and virtual human simulation technology. The article further describes how simulations integrate evidence-based instructional-design components and principles of social-cognitive theory and neuroscience.

Read the in-depth article here.

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ATI helps create competent, practice-ready nurses who are dedicated to maintaining public safety and ensuring the future of healthcare. As the leading provider of online learning programs for nursing, we support and help educate future nurses from admissions, throughout undergraduate and graduate nursing school, and via continuing education over the course of their careers. Our company began in 1998 with the aid of a nurse, and our team of doctorate- and master’s-prepared nurse educators continue to lead the development of our psychometrically designed and data-driven solutions. These solutions improve faculty effectiveness, fuel student progress, and advance program outcomes in three distinct areas: assessing performance, remediating problem areas, and predicting future student and program success. For nursing school administrators and nurse educators, ATI is the trusted advisor that consistently drives nursing success.

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