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Use of Simulated Patients in a Doctoral Occupational Therapy Education Program
Entry Level Capstone
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Christina Kane, Ed.D., MS, OTR/L
Melissa Morris, MSN, RN, CPN, CHSE
Simulated patients are a resource that is often used in other health care programs to give students early exposure and practical experience with a patient before they advance onto their fieldwork. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the usefulness of simulated patients in a Doctor of Occupational Therapy program by analyzing literature regarding simulated patients in various health care education programs. This literature review reviews the results of the use of simulated patients in health care education programs and their effect on the student’s education.
Ronald Kevin Dela Cruz. 2021. Use of Simulated Patients in a Doctoral Occupational Therapy Education Program. Capstone. Nova Southeastern University. Retrieved from NSUWorks, . (60)