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Smart Device Academic Policy

Posted by Nursing Educator on Dec 1, 2015 5:09:21 PM

If your school or program is considering instituting a mobile program into their curriculum, then you might need to develop an academic policy to keep everything in check. Below we have a general outline of an academic policy that can help you develop your own.

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6 Essential Smartphone Resources for Nursing Students

Posted by Sandeep Shah on Nov 6, 2015 2:58:35 PM

There are many challenges and difficulties associated with nursing school. One of the most annoying things I remember about my nursing education was the 100 pounds of books. I had to lug that enormous piles of non-fiction back and forth to class, clinicals, my car, my home, and anywhere else I might need to have access to them. It was a literal pain in the neck. I saw nursing students get so creative when it came to carrying their books. I saw them using rolling carts, rolling luggage, and one girl even used a Radio Flyer wagon!

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Tags: Nursing

SkillsHub - Get Ready for the Workplace

Posted by Nursing Educator on Apr 23, 2015 12:58:55 AM
Prepare your students for the workplace

 

Get away from the paper-based checklists and using text books that were obsolete at time of print. Skyscape's Skills Hub platform allows you to spend more time teaching and impacting outcomes by:

  • Electronically giving immediate feedback to students and running reports without the paperwork burden
  • Generating aggregated reports for accreditation

SkillsHub Platform is already packed with features and we have planned enhancements that will allow students to upload videos for peer review and for faculty grading and much more…

Students benefit by:

  • Learning from clear step-by-step instructions with links to evidence based material
  • Learning by observing videos and critiquing
  • Tracking skills performed in the Lab and/or Clinic and build a portfolio
  • Answering NCLEX type questions

Try the free app and contact us to find out how easy it is to customize the content and adopt the system in your curriculum.

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Tags: Education, Nursing

Skyscape Helps fight Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

Posted by Sandeep Shah on Jan 20, 2015 1:54:50 PM

Since our inception, we have been an ever evolving company, constantly pushing at the forefront of mobile medical technology.  Soon after the initial pilot to test the usability for physicians who are invariably away from their "desk", it was clear that our product is very valuable for the physicians at the point-of-care. Soon after our launch we recognized the potential of the product in situations that take our users to remote and hostile locations.  In the past, we have chronicled the instances where physicians and other medical professionals have appreciated the Skyscape technology at unexpected locations and unusual situations.

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Tags: In the Trenches, Physicians

Mobiles Lead Haiti Into the Future

Posted by Nursing Educator on May 30, 2012 11:32:26 AM

Tim J. Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE

The use of handheld technology has proven time and again to be crucial to healthcare over the past two decades. In many developing countries this is no exception. When a hand held device can have books, notes, and even communication tools (link to other professionals) it is an essential part of planning for the future of any healthcare system.

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Tags: Nursing, haiti, mobile, nursing, skyscape

AMIA - SCAMC (19th Symposium)

Posted by Sandeep Shah on Aug 10, 1994 11:17:24 AM

We launched the Constellation project at Boston's flagship hospitals - Brigham & Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital.  The exercise was the first structured effort of its kind in the medical setting.

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Integrating Active Learning in your Curriculum

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  • New educator or a seasoned educator looking for new ideas on how to engage the classroom and integrate active learning.
  • Educators that want to integrate NCLEX preparation into their curriculum.
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