Medication Administration: interactive multimedia package for nurses

Alison, Justine, Croker, Felicity, White, Barbara, Stillman, Gloria, and Glaister, Sandra (1999) Medication Administration: interactive multimedia package for nurses. James Cook University, School of Nursing Sciences, Townsville, QLD, Australia.

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This program has been designed for undergraduate Nursing Science students to enable an in-depth investigation of the principles and practices of Medication Administration.

From the Nurse's Station (see screenshot) you can select from:

1. Tutorials: The Tutorial has two purposes:- it teaches you how to use this software, and provides short teaching segments on different aspects of medication administration. It is recommended that if you are new to using computers you begin here. If you have any difficulties in the other sections, you may also need to refer to this section.

2. References: Provides a list of references used to produce this package.

3. Help: Provides balloon explanations of the screens and controls in the various sections.

4. Calculation: Allows you to practice calculating dosages required for different patients.

5. Principles of Administration: Is a short tutorial about administering medication.

6. Medication Round: Allows you to go on a medication round.

7. Quit: Exits the package.

Item ID: 45138
Item Type: Other
Keywords: nursing, situated learning, medication calculation, authentic learning, interactive multimedia, computer assisted learning
Additional Information:

Interactive multimedia package and computer assisted learning modules embeded into the B.NSc program. Received Ascilite Award for The Best Small Project and QLD Information Technology & Telecommunications (ITT&T) Award for Excellence

Funders: James Cook University
Projects and Grants: Teaching Learning and Development Grant, James Cook University 1996 $8500, Teaching and Learning Development Grant, JCU 1998 $13,000, The QLD Information Technology & Telecommunications (ITT&T) Award for Excellence, Ascilite Award for The Best Small Project
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2017 03:44
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