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Table 2 Teaching Methods Utilized for Safety Education as Reported by Participants in the 2010 National Survey of Safety Education at Japanese Nursing Schools

From: Patient safety education at Japanese nursing schools: results of a nationwide survey

School Type Public (N = 41) Private (N = 29) Total (N = 70)
  n (%) n (%) n (%)
Lecture 41(100.0) 29(100.0) 70(100.0)
Group discussion 23(56.1) 14(48.3) 37(52.9)
Student presentations 8(19.5) 4(13.8) 12(17.1)
Field trips 9(22.0) 2(6.9) 11(15.7)
Role play 6(14.6) 2(6.9) 8(11.4)
Simulations 2(4.9) 2(6.9) 4(5.7)
Others 5(12.2) 3(10.3) 8(11.4)
  1. For statistical analysis, the chi-square test or Fisher's exact test was used; blank responses were excluded.
  2. There were no significant differences between public and private nursing schools.