Monthly Archives: February 2015

Media Literacy – Providing education to nurses that work at several different physical locations.

Feb 5/15 Media Literacy – Providing education to nurses that work at several different physical locations. Recently I was in an educator position in Fraser Health and found myself attempting to provide education to 7 different units at 7 different … Continue reading

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Can technology teach us to be compassionate?

Feb 2/15 Can technology teach us to be compassionate? As a nurse, I feel strongly that compassion and empathy at the human suffering that we as health care professionals witness is something that must be addressed at every step of … Continue reading

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Copyright in 3D

Jan 30/15 Copyright in 3D I have heard of 3D printers but have never really explored what they were or what they could do.  The impact of these copiers could be catastrophic and yet wonderful. I had to start by … Continue reading

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What if our Technology Systems are Hacked or Crash?

Jan 29/15 What if our Technology Systems are Hacked or Crash? There has been a lot of press lately about computer hackers, hacking very prestigious & well-guarded computer systems.   These people seem to have no scruples and have no thought … Continue reading

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Technology and Social Skills

Jan 25/15 Technology and Social Skills                                                                       Are young people losing the ability to read? On the website Human Kinetics there is in excerpt from a book (shown below) I think it relates to this subject. I find it so sad … Continue reading

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The Effects of Gaming on Learning

Jan 23/15 The Effects of Gaming on Learning I had never thought of video games as a source of learning my nursing skills.  I trained in a hospital based nursing school 30 years ago when the internet didn’t even exist … Continue reading

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How Social Media is Changing the Power Balance of What we Read and See on the News.

Jan 22/15 How Social Media is Changing the Power Balance of What we Read and See on the News. http://www.ted.com/talks/clay_shirky_how_cellphones_twitter_facebook_can_make_history.html In his TED Talk of How Social Media Can Make History, Clay Shirky made some interesting points but what I got … Continue reading

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