H 10 SPECIAL SESSION: Embrace Technology: The Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Technology Toolbelt

Tuesday, 19 November 2013: 10:00 AM-11:15 AM
Description/Overview: The purpose of this special session is to report on the findings of the STTI Technology and Innovation Taskforce. The taskforce was formed to support STTI President Suzanne Prevostís call to action to Embrace Technology in all areas of nursing including practice, education, and research. Information on the challenges often associated with new technology and best practice ways to overcome them will be presented as described in the TIGER Initiative. An emphasis of this session is to provide practical tools that Chapter leaders may use to engage members to become more active in their chapter.
Learner Objective #1: The learner will be able to describe the challenges and best practices in using new technology
Learner Objective #2: The learner will be able to identify different technology tools and how to evaluate the tools to support nursing practice, education and research.
Organizers:  Julie A. Jones, RN, MS, Prism Department, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT, Deborah L. Weatherspoon, MSN, School of Nursing, Middle TN State University, Murfreesboro, TN and Robert D. J. Fraser, BScN, MN, RN, Massey College, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada