4 Learning Preparation

Target Learners:

This Virtual Simulation Game is intended for nursing students who are exploring and/or have completed content on surgical nursing care.  The Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity content is relevant for students and other allied health professionals.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this virtual simulation game, the learner will be able to:

  1. Explore personal values/biases/judgements when working with a diverse client population.
  2. Demonstrate relational practice skills to support a client centered care approach.
  3. Analyze and interpret salient data to support appropriate nursing actions.
  4. Apply and evaluate post-operative assessment techniques.
  5. Evaluate nursing actions using critical reflection and debrief discussion.

Pre-Simulation Learning:

Prior to beginning this VSG, you may want to visit and review the following resources.


    1. SOGI Nursing Toolkit: https://soginursing.ca/ [open in a new tab]
    2. Understanding disparities – New York- Presbyterian Hospital. New York Presbyterian. (n.d.). Retrieved June 10, 2022, from https://www.nyp.org/documents/pps/cultural-competency/Understanding%20Disparities%20-%20LGBTQ%20Terminology.pdf [new tab]

Post-operative Nursing Care:

    1. Post-Op limb assessment [download]
    2. Pain Assessment [download]

Pre-Simulation Self-Assessment:

Prior to beginning the virtual simulation game, please evaluate your existing competence in the game concepts by completing the Self assessment rubric [download]


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