Infusing PDA technology into nursing education.


Journal Article

Use of the personal digital assistant (PDA) has been infused into the accelerated baccalaureate program at Duke University to help prepare nursing students for professional practice. The authors provide an overview of the use of PDAs in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical setting. Technical aspects of PDA infusion and steps to ensure regulatory compliance are explored. Benefits of PDA use by both faculty and students in the program and challenges met with the infusion of this technology are also described.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • White, A; Allen, P; Goodwin, L; Breckinridge, D; Dowell, J; Garvy, R

Published Date

  • July 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 150 - 154

PubMed ID

  • 16030450

Pubmed Central ID

  • 16030450

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1538-9855

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0363-3624

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00006223-200507000-00006


  • eng