Using information technology in nursing education

Elizabeth Rogerson, Linda Martindale, Carolyn Waltz

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    Abstract

    This chapter addresses issues relating to nursing informatics as used and applied in nursing education. This includes the use of information technology (IT) in delivering nursing education, as well as the teaching of IT and informatics skills to prepare nurses for practice. Drivers associated with the development and use of IT in nursing education are discussed, as well as current use of IT in nursing education and practice, including both mainstream and emerging technologies. Lastly some key issues for the future are identified. Internationalism is regarded as a consistent theme in IT development and occurs as a recurring thread throughout this chapter.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationNursing and clinical informatics
    Subtitle of host publicationsocio-technical approaches
    EditorsBettina Staudinger , Victoria Höß, Herwig Ostermann
    Place of PublicationHershey, Pa.
    PublisherIGI Global
    Pages253-270
    Number of pages18
    ISBN (Electronic)9781605662350
    ISBN (Print)9781605662343
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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