Tracking clinical use of personal digital assistant reference resources
NLM Title Abbreviation
Mechanisms are needed to evaluate the effectiveness of ever-increasing technological resources for nursing student use. The authors tracked the use of personal digital assistants versus textbook resources by junior-level baccalaureate nursing students throughout 1 semester. The authors discuss the results of that activity and provide a starting point for the evaluation of the use of personal digital assistants by nursing students.
Attitude of Health Personnel, Attitude to Computers, Clinical Competence, Clinical Laboratory Information Systems/utilization, Computer Literacy, Computer User Training, Computers, Handheld/utilization, Dictionaries, Medical, Drug Information Services/utilization, Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate, Georgia, Humans, Nursing Education Research, Nursing Methodology Research, Students, Nursing/psychology, Textbooks as Topic
Published Article/Book Citation
Nurse educator, 32:1 (2007) pp.39-42.