Computers and Staff Development

  • Kathryn J. Hannah
  • Maureen Osis
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)


Nursing is evolving in response to society (Romano, 1984), and part of that evolution involves the concept of lifelong learning (Buckholz, 1979). Information is being generated at explosive rates. Between 6000 and 7000 scientific papers are written each day, and knowledge is expected to double every 20 months in the decade ahead. Therefore, 5 years after a nursing student graduates from school, more than 50% of the knowledge acquired will be obsolete (McCormick, 1984).


Nursing Student Nursing Education Staff Development Nurse Manager Educational Computing 
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  • Maureen Osis

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