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Nurs Clin North Am. 2008 Dec;43(4):583-92, vii. doi: 10.1016/j.cnur.2008.06.008.

Back to the future: personal digital assistants in nursing education.

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Office of Transformational Technologies and Organizations, College of Nursing & Healthcare Innovation, Arizona State University, Mail Code 3020, 500 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA. renee.mcleod@asu.edu

Abstract

This article provides an overview of the current state of the art for incorporating personal digital assistants (PDAs) into nursing education. The development of PDA technology and the lessons learned by educators integrating PDA technology into nursing curricula are described. The current cycle of PDA evolution is discussed and contrasted with a proposed model for maximizing the impact of PDAs on technological innovation in nursing education and practice.

PMID:
18940415
DOI:
10.1016/j.cnur.2008.06.008
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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