Document Type : Original Article


1 Nursing and Midwifery Care Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

2 Nursing and Midwifery School, Isfahan University of Medical Science, Isfahan, Iran

3 Nursing and Midwifery Care Research Center, Nursing and Midwifery School, Isfahan University of Medical Science, Isfahan, Iran


Role of clinical skill training in the formation of skills and professional competencies of midwifery 
students is important. Hence, the use of “training new methods are essential in clinical settings.” This 
study aimed at determining the effectiveness of simulation training in obstetric emergencies. In this 
meta‑analysis study, international databases of Web of Science, Scopous, Proquest, and PubMed 
and Iranian databases such as Irandoc, Magiran, and SID were searched for studies published 
between 2000 and 2020 using related keywords. Based on the consortium checklist, the full text of the 
selected articles was reviewed and in case of a specific score, the article was analyzed. The results 
show that, out of 420 studies after applying the inclusion and exclusion criteria, only nine clinical 
trial articles were reviewed. Studies were conducted in Iran, the United States, France, China, and 
Chicago. The results of meta‑analysis showed that the simulation training method can be effective 
in managing midwifery emergencies. Hence, the use of simulation training method can be effective 
in various areas of learning related to obstetric emergencies.


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