Lin Wu, MLIS, AHIP, Health Sciences Library Cynthia K. Russell, PhD, RN; Heather C. Templeton, MSN, RN, College of Nursing...
Some interesting facts from this video brought to you by the LISTEN project <ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/47jh9g </li></ul>
LISTEN Learning Information Seeking and Technology for Evidence-based Nursing practice  --a nursing education, research & ...
Our Solution: Informatics  for  Healthcare <ul><li>Increase information technology (IT)  </li></ul><ul><li>and  informatio...
Course Description <ul><li>Overview of healthcare information technology and computer science systems to prepare students ...
<ul><ul><li>70 first-year nursing students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two-credit hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ten week...
Assessments <ul><li>Pre- and post- information literacy survey </li></ul><ul><li>--   29 paired questions </li></ul><ul><l...
Instructors
<ul><li>Modules </li></ul><ul><li>WebQuest clinical topics  </li></ul><ul><li>Between-class & in-class activities  </li></...
Course Activities <ul><li>Web 2.0 technologies  </li></ul><ul><li>WebQuest clinical topics </li></ul><ul><li>Group and ind...
Our Wiki Pages Nursing faculty’s Wiki page Librarian’s Wiki page http://nurs.pbwiki.com/Your+Virtual+Librarian http://nsg5...
Librarian’s Roles Connecting students with the library Packaging information on information literacy Presenting in-class m...
<ul><li>Results : On a scale of 0 (completely lacking) to 10 (excellent), rate your assessment of your skills in... </li><...
Compared to when I entered the program, I feel more prepared and can be more successful in...
Results (Cont.) <ul><li>Having a librarian participate in the course was helpful to me </li></ul>
Results (Cont.) <ul><li>I felt more confident in my abilities to search the literature as a result of a librarian's presen...
Results (Cont.) <ul><li>I was more likely to go to the library for assistance since the librarian presented in the class  ...
If you were designing this course, what would you be sure to keep?  <ul><li>Library skills and information specific to the...
Conclusions <ul><li>The health sciences librarian can play an important role in helping students to learn to use library r...
Future Direction <ul><li>Integration of LISTEN (Learning Information  </li></ul><ul><li>Seeking and Technology for Evidenc...
Questions?  For more information, visit our Web site: http://www.listenuphealth.org Thank You! Lin Wu:  [email_address] Ci...
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  • Connections and Innovations in a Nursing Informatics Course

    1. 1. Lin Wu, MLIS, AHIP, Health Sciences Library Cynthia K. Russell, PhD, RN; Heather C. Templeton, MSN, RN, College of Nursing University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis TN MLA Annual Conference May 20, 2008 Chicago, IL
    2. 2. Some interesting facts from this video brought to you by the LISTEN project <ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/47jh9g </li></ul>
    3. 3. LISTEN Learning Information Seeking and Technology for Evidence-based Nursing practice --a nursing education, research & retention grant founded by Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) http://www.listenuphealth.org
    4. 4. Our Solution: Informatics for Healthcare <ul><li>Increase information technology (IT) </li></ul><ul><li>and information literacy (IL) attitudes, </li></ul><ul><li>knowledge, and skills of nursing students </li></ul>Objective Learning Information Seeking and Technology for Evidence-based Nursing practice http://www.listenuphealth.org
    5. 5. Course Description <ul><li>Overview of healthcare information technology and computer science systems to prepare students to effectively and efficiently use technology for the identification, collection, processing, and management of data and information. </li></ul><ul><li>Exploration of legal, ethical, cultural, economic, and social factors that affect healthcare information technology. </li></ul>Learning Information Seeking and Technology for Evidence-based Nursing practice http://www.listenuphealth.org
    6. 6. <ul><ul><li>70 first-year nursing students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two-credit hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ten weeks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Face-to-face </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration: nursing faculty & a librarian </li></ul></ul>Methodology Learning Information Seeking and Technology for Evidence-based Nursing practice http://www.listenuphealth.org
    7. 7. Assessments <ul><li>Pre- and post- information literacy survey </li></ul><ul><li>-- 29 paired questions </li></ul><ul><li>-- Self-report frequency of using resources </li></ul><ul><li>Students feedback </li></ul><ul><li>-- A Likert Scale </li></ul><ul><li>-- Narratives </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Learning Information Seeking and Technology for Evidence-based Nursing practice http://www.listenuphealth.org
    8. 8. Instructors
    9. 9. <ul><li>Modules </li></ul><ul><li>WebQuest clinical topics </li></ul><ul><li>Between-class & in-class activities </li></ul><ul><li>Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul>Learning Information Seeking and Technology for Evidence-based Nursing practice http://www.listenuphealth.org Teaching Strategies
    10. 10. Course Activities <ul><li>Web 2.0 technologies </li></ul><ul><li>WebQuest clinical topics </li></ul><ul><li>Group and individual work </li></ul><ul><li>PDA resource identification </li></ul><ul><li>Web site evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>In-class presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki pages </li></ul><ul><li>Mind-mapping software </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>RSS feeds </li></ul>Learning Information Seeking and Technology for Evidence-based Nursing practice http://www.listenuphealth.org
    11. 11. Our Wiki Pages Nursing faculty’s Wiki page Librarian’s Wiki page http://nurs.pbwiki.com/Your+Virtual+Librarian http://nsg505.wikispaces.com/
    12. 12. Librarian’s Roles Connecting students with the library Packaging information on information literacy Presenting in-class mini-topics Learning Information Seeking and Technology for Evidence-based Nursing practice http://www.listenuphealth.org
    13. 13. <ul><li>Results : On a scale of 0 (completely lacking) to 10 (excellent), rate your assessment of your skills in... </li></ul>Conducting health research Judging the quality of health information Finding quality information on a topic Conducting library research as a student 34% 29% 28% 31%
    14. 14. Compared to when I entered the program, I feel more prepared and can be more successful in...
    15. 15. Results (Cont.) <ul><li>Having a librarian participate in the course was helpful to me </li></ul>
    16. 16. Results (Cont.) <ul><li>I felt more confident in my abilities to search the literature as a result of a librarian's presentations </li></ul>
    17. 17. Results (Cont.) <ul><li>I was more likely to go to the library for assistance since the librarian presented in the class </li></ul>
    18. 18. If you were designing this course, what would you be sure to keep? <ul><li>Library skills and information specific to the UTHSC Library. </li></ul><ul><li>The information that is provided on how to search the Web and the library’s resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Having a library expert available for teaching/help was a valuable resource. </li></ul><ul><li>Guest speakers who came to talk on issues. They were helpful and provided relevant information that was useful for all courses. Example, Ms. Wu. </li></ul>
    19. 19. Conclusions <ul><li>The health sciences librarian can play an important role in helping students to learn to use library resources and locate quality information for class assignments and projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Students’ assignments were tied with library resources to answer clinical questions. </li></ul><ul><li>Provided students opportunities to demonstrate their abilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Pre- and post- class survey provided important feedback on students’ progression and their increased comprehension. </li></ul>
    20. 20. Future Direction <ul><li>Integration of LISTEN (Learning Information </li></ul><ul><li>Seeking and Technology for Evidence-based </li></ul><ul><li>Nursing) modules into the course </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Individualized approach </li></ul>HRSA-funded Nursing Education, Practice, & Retention Program Grant
    21. 21. Questions? For more information, visit our Web site: http://www.listenuphealth.org Thank You! Lin Wu: [email_address] Cindy Russell: [email_address] Heather Templeton: [email_address] HRSA-funded Nursing Education, Practice, & Retention Program Grant

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