"Knowledge is power....even if you do not endorse the direction of a trend, you are empowered by your knowledge about it" -John Naisbett, author of Megatrends 2000
I believe the human aspect of nursing and health care comes first and technology can be used to support what we already do so well. As I stumble upon interesting apps, reviews and anything medically tech fascinating...I'll pass it along here.
Future of 3D Printing and Medicine?
Twitter and the Nursing Profession
How are Nurses using twitter? What are some good examples? Thinking about joining the twitter universe but don't know where to start? UK based WeNurses.com walks you through the beginning steps. The UK continue to be pioneers in health care and social media, hosting weekly twitter chats that engage nurses in many topics #wenurses @wenurses @weschoolnurses
Also checkout Thenerdynurse.com & @TheNerdyNurse
Jazzing Up Presentations with Skitch & Haiku Deck
Keynote Presentation & Skitch Example
Haiku Decks. Simplify your Presentation
Example of Hauiku Deck Presentation
Technology in Education
High School on line?
Virtual Learning Academy Online Charter School. Free tuition for students residing in NH. An approved NH public school
Think Outside The Box
Think outside the box when looking for apps. Many are found in other professions or industries. Video Star App is a simple movie making app. See short video below. You and/or students could use an app like this for health education videos.
Creative Ways To 'Tech' Learn:
-Visit classrooms where students are learning or presenting!
-Ask a colleague or a student whom you have seen demonstrating technological skills.
-Arrange for meeting with tech staff
-Attend technology classes offered in the community
-Ask for a technology seminar for school staff
-Explore what colleges or vocational centers are offering for tech sessions