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Transforming Nursing Education With Apple Technology

Clark, Angela PhD, RN; Glazer, Greer PhD, RN; Edwards, Christopher MS; Pryse, Yvette PhD, RN

doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000314
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The widespread adoption of technology has the potential to redefine nursing education. Currently, there is limited knowledge of how to implement technological advancements in nursing curricula. This article describes 1 college's journey to transform nursing education through leadership, professional development, and innovative learning and teaching. The iPad opens the classroom experience to resources and learning opportunities for students. Facilitating the culture change required to adopt the iPad as a teaching and learning tool required a supportive vision, strong leadership, commitment to provide adequate technological support, early adopters, and planning.

Author Affiliations: Assistant Professor (Dr Clark); Dean (Dr Glazer); Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing (Dr Pryse), College of Nursing; Assistant Vice President for eLearning Technology (Mr Edwards), University of Cincinnati, Ohio.

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Dr Clark, 3110 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45221 (Clark3ak@mail.uc.edu).

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Accepted for publication: June 28, 2016

Published ahead of print: August 12, 2016

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