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Table 3 Summative evaluation: Checklist of nursing activities performed by nursing students in Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) simulated scenario

From: Comparing formative and summative simulation-based assessment in undergraduate nursing students: nursing competency acquisition and clinical simulation satisfaction

NURSING ASSESSMENT (20 points) YES NO Points
They perform a focused respiratory exploration through appropriate pulmonary auscultation (5 points)    
They recognise correctly signs and symptoms of respiratory distress, including SaO2 (5 points)   
They assess correctly haemodynamic signs and symptoms (5 points)   
They interpret correctly the complementary tests ordered by the physician (5 points)   
CLINICAL JUDGEMENT AND DECISION-MAKING (20 points) YES NO Points
They diagnose correctly the patient’s clinical situation (5 points)    
They prioritise adequately nursing interventions (5 points)   
They re-evaluate the patient according to nursing assessment (5 points)   
They apply the appropriate treatment for respiratory distress at the right time (5 points)   
CLINICAL MANAGEMENT AND NURSING CARE (30 points) YES NO Points
Handwashing (2.5 points)    
Use of gloves (2.5 points)   
They place the patient in semi-Fowler position (2.5 points)   
Proper pulse oximeter placement (2.5 points)   
Proper EEG electrodes placement (2.5 points)   
Proper blood pressure cuff placement (2.5 points)   
They apply correctly the adequate oxygen therapy according to nursing assessment (2.5 points)   
They call a physician (2.5 points)   
They follow properly physician instructions (2.5 points)   
They administer correctly the prescribed medication (2.5 points)   
They evaluate the patient’s response to the medical treatment administered (2.5 points)   
They perform correctly the complementary test ordered by the physician (2.5 points)   
COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS (15 points) YES NO Points
They introduce themselves to the patient (3 points)    
They reduce the patient’s anxiety (3 points)   
They show empathy, active listening and respect when they communicate with the patient and/or family (3 points)   
Appropriate communication with the physician (3 points)   
Appropriate communication among team members (3 points)   
TEAMWORK (15 points) YES NO Points
Appropriate coordination among team members and they demonstrate an effective teamwork (15 points)    
  TOTAL