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Apport de la simulation dans la prise en charge de la dystocie des épaules au cours de la formation initiale des sages-femmes

Abstract : Objective: simulation is a teaching method that has proved its worth in many fields. In health care, particularly in obstetrics, it is used to train for rare and risky situations such as shoulder dystocia.The primary objective of this research was to determine whether student midwives feel more confident and competent after participating in a simulation session with a shoulder dystocia scenario. The secondary objective was to find out if students improved their knowledge as a result of the session. Materials and methods: in order to meet these objectives, a single-centre study of the type before and after participation in a simulation session was set up with 32 midwifery students in SMa4 at the Baudelocque School. This study was carried out on two levels: qualitative with the 16 students who participated in the simulation through interviews and quantitative with the whole class through two knowledge tests during the simulation session. Results: the study shows that the participation of the student midwives in this simulation session enabled them to better identify the role of a midwife in the management of this obstetric complication, and to increase their confidence in their ability to manage it. Students who participated in the simulation performed better on the post-test than those in the control group. However, there was no significant difference between the pre-test and post-test scores of the Simulation group. If the simulation session did not improve knowledge, it anchored them. Conclusion: these results show that simulation is a relevant tool to help midwifery students feel more confident and competent. This teaching method could allow the maintenance of knowledge acquired in initial training.
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Inès Saillard. Apport de la simulation dans la prise en charge de la dystocie des épaules au cours de la formation initiale des sages-femmes. Gynécologie et obstétrique. 2021. ⟨dumas-03356176⟩



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