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The Potential Use of "Biogs" in Nursing Education
Nursing and Health Professions Faculty Research and Publications
  • Margaret M. Hansen, EdD, MSN, RN, University of San Francisco
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Article
Publication Date
1-1-2005
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Abstract
Web logs, also known as “blogs,” are an emerging writing tool that are easy to use, are Internet-based, and can enhance health professionals' writing, communication, collaboration, reading, and information-gathering skills. Students from different disciplines, such as medicine, public health, business, library science, and journalism, garner knowledge from blogs as innovative educational tools. Healthcare professionals are expected to be competent in the use of information technology to be able to effectively communicate, manage information, diminish medical error, and support decision making. However, the use of blogs, as an interactive and effective educational method, has not been well documented by nurse educators.
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Article published in CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing Volume 23(1 ), January/February 2005, pp 16-24 Copyright: © 2005 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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http://journals.lww.com/cinjournal/Fulltext/2005/01000/The_Potential_Use_of__Blogs__in_Nursing_Education.5.aspx

Citation Information
Margaret M. Hansen. "The Potential Use of "Biogs" in Nursing Education" (2005)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/margaret_hansen/4/