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Capturing patient encounters during health care provider training using Personal Digital Assistants

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dc.contributor Wichita State University. School of Nursing en_US
dc.contributor.author Fox, Charles R. en_US
dc.contributor.author Day, David en_US
dc.contributor.author Griffin, Audrey en_US
dc.contributor.author Huckstadt, Alicia A. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-28T20:29:44Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-28T20:29:44Z
dc.date.issued 2007 en_US
dc.identifier 19760000 en_US
dc.identifier 0361603 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Journal of allied health. 2007 Winter; 36(4): e326-52. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0090-7421 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/asahp/jah/2007/00000036/00000004/art00014 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10057/4584
dc.description The full text of this article is not available in SOAR. WSU users can access the article via commercial databases licensed by University Libraries: http://libcat.wichita.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=1328444. The URL of this article is: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/asahp/jah/2007/00000036/00000004/art00014. en_US
dc.description.abstract Contemporary allied health education requires students experience both a depth and breadth of clinical encounters to prepare them to provide an increasingly broadening and evolving scope of practice. The Physician Assistant (PA) Studies program and the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Graduate Nursing Program at Wichita State University, College of Health Professions joined forces to undertake a project to introduce Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) to their students. One aspect of this project was the logging method used by students. The PA program further studied the tracking and used three different logging methods with three different cohorts to capture patent encounter data during standard clinical rotations: paper logs, web-based logs and Using Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs). Results indicate that patient encounter data were significantly better using PDAs than the other two methods. This report presents the background and results of the project as well as lessons learned. en_US
dc.format.extent e326-52 en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Allied Health en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries J Allied Health en_US
dc.source NLM en_US
dc.subject Evaluation Studies en_US
dc.subject.mesh Allied Health Personnel en_US
dc.subject.mesh Attitude to Computers en_US
dc.subject.mesh Computers, Handheld/utilization en_US
dc.subject.mesh Education, Nursing, Graduate en_US
dc.subject.mesh Education, Professional/methods en_US
dc.subject.mesh Humans en_US
dc.subject.mesh Interdepartmental Relations en_US
dc.subject.mesh Internet en_US
dc.subject.mesh Kansas en_US
dc.subject.mesh Medical Records Systems, Computerized/instrumentation en_US
dc.subject.mesh Nurse Practitioners/education en_US
dc.subject.mesh Physician Assistants/education en_US
dc.subject.mesh Preceptorship en_US
dc.subject.mesh Program Evaluation en_US
dc.subject.mesh Software en_US
dc.subject.mesh Students en_US
dc.subject.mesh User-Computer Interface en_US
dc.title Capturing patient encounters during health care provider training using Personal Digital Assistants en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.coverage.spacial United States en_US
dc.description.version peer reviewed en_US
dc.rights.holder Copyright © 2007 ASAHP, Washington, DC en_US

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