Category Archives: Technology

Future of Technology in Nursing Education Part 1: The What and Why of Technology Use in Today’s Nursing Student

The What and Why of Technology Use in Today’s Nursing Student is a four-part series that focuses on the technology today’s Nursing Students are using when learning and providing patient care . Part 1 focuses the future of technology as it relates to Nursing Education.  By: Sue Forneris and Jone Tiffany According to the National League for Nursing 2015 Vision

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The following NLNTEQ Blog submission is Part 2 of a 2-part series on developing simulation consortia. Part 1 was published in March. Guest Bloggers: Dr. KT Waxman Following are 10 steps to consider when building a simulation consortium/alliance collaborative along with lessons we have learned. The California Simulation Alliance (CSA), led by HealthImpact (formerly known as the California Institute for

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Are Your In Situ Simulations Meaningful for All?

By: Melanie Cason Many in situ simulation experiences in medical facilities involve the deterioration of the patient into a cardio-pulmonary arrest. But mock codes have the reputation of being just that – mock. Usually a number of responders arrive quickly, leaders are identified and immediately play out their parts, and there is quick progression to ACLS. In contrast, providing a

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QR Codes and Augmented Reality: What Are They and How Can I Use Them in the Nursing Classroom?

By: Alaina Herrington and Cedar Wang Smartphones have become an unavoidable extension of our educational toolkit. We snap photos of everything. So how do we embrace the usefulness of this emerging technology and capture the attention of the digital natives in our classrooms and simulation labs? The use of QR (quick response) codes and augmented reality applications provides a new

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Mentoring Each Other: The Faculty Journey In Simulation-Based Education

By: Sabrina Koh Faculty development and education leadership are areas that require focus and continuous growth. In Asia, where simulation-based education (SBE) is emerging as a subspecialty in nursing education, it is often assumed that faculty have the ability to facilitate simulations as content experts, and institutions and administrators see no urgent need for faculty development. It is assumed that

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What’s in a Name? Developing a Sustainable Alliance/Consortium for Safe, Competent Practice: Part 1

By: Sabrina Beroz and Beth Hallmark Alliances and consortiums are popping up frequently to bridge the needs of growing simulation networks. They can be found in states including Arizona, California, and Florida. What do they all have in common and what are their differences?  You might hear the words alliance and consortium used interchangeably. Let’s begin with definitions. According to

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