Digital Tools for Nursing Students


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Nursing education is evolving to meet the demands of the 21st Century healthcare system. With digital books, study tools and real-world EHR education, Lippincott's digital tools for nursing students represent the future of nursing education. In this presentation, we provide an overview of Lippincott's digital tools for nursing students, including Lippincott's DocuCare, PrepU and ThePoint, as well as Lippincott's library of nursing ebooks.

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Digital Tools for Nursing Students

  1. 1. Ditch the Books:A Nursing Student’s Guide toGoing Digital
  2. 2. 21st Century Education for 21st Century NursingNursing education has evolved to meet the demands of today’s complex healthcare system. With the right tools and training, nursing students can ensure that they’re fully prepared for the medical floor.This presentation will provide information about the new tools available for nursing students. It will include information on: Lippincott’s DocuCare – EHR simulation software PrepU – Personalized quizzing software ThePoint – Interactive learning tools Lippincott’s e-book library 2
  3. 3. Lippincott’s DocuCareLippincott’s DocuCare is a fully-integrated electronic healthcare record (EHR) education software for use in the sim lab. DocuCare provides patient scenarios to teach students to: Document patient records in an EHR within full HIPPA compliance Navigate and work within an EHR Review and document patient stats including diagnoses, vital signs and medication administration Think critically in a real-world medical environment 3
  4. 4. PrepUPrepU is a web-based personalized quizzing software accessible through ThePoint. With PrepU, students can: Improve content knowledge with personalized quizzes that target their weaknesses Challenge themselves with quizzes designed to promote a mastery of knowledge Track their progress and determine areas where further study is needed 4
  5. 5. ThePointThePoint is Lippincott’s one-stop platform for nursing students. At ThePoint, students can: Access digital versions of their textbooks Quiz themselves during study with PrepU, Lippincott’s personalized quizzing software Study using interactive flashcards Supplement classroom learning by reading real-world case studies 5
  6. 6. eBooksGone are the days when being a nursing student meant lugging around loads of heavy textbooks. Now, nurses can have access to all of their books via their tablet, computer or smartphone. Lippincott’s nursing eBooks deliver the ultimate in flexibility – so you can access the book you want, when you want it. eBook partners include VitalSource, Nookstudy,, inkling, CourseSmart, LWW Health Library and more Select eBooks are fully-interactive and customizable, allowing students to highlight, bookmark, add notes and search 6
  7. 7. Learn MoreTo learn how you can put these powerful educational tools to work for you, ask your faculty administrator to contact an LWW rep. 7
  8. 8. About Lippincott Williams & WilkinsLippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a leading international publisherof trusted content delivered in innovative ways to practitioners,professionals and students to learn new skills, stay current on theirpractice, and make important decisions to improve patient care andclinical outcomes. LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leadingglobal provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-caresolutions for the healthcare industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is part of Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services companywith 2011 annual revenues of €3.4 billion ($4.7 billion). 8