All devices offer internet browsing and handheld computing with third-party applications (“apps.”).

According to Kaplan Nursing, from small advances, like digital thermometers, to sophisticated strides, like laser surgery, health care as a whole has been on quite a rollercoaster - and nurses have been along for the ride.

Medical advancements and information technologies of the twentieth century have not only changed the face of the nursing – they have become part of the intricate fabric of the field.

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As a distance learning program, we rely heavily on technology, which is why it is so important to have the right equipment for your student endeavors.

Neo-natal nursing advancements New, more affordable portable devices for the care of tinier and more health-compromised babies. Drug management technologies High-tech systems of medication retrieval and delivery, such as bar coding and verification, have greatly reduced the potential for dangerous error.

Infusion equipment advances have made the delivery of slow-administer drugs much easier, with computerized machines able to control dosages and rates. Configurable nursing environments Configurable work spaces increases efficiency and safety, reduces stress, and prevents accidents and injuries. Learning technologies The availability of individual and off-site learning opportunities and degree programs, via specialized software and online classes, allows for more rapid career advancement. Video conferencing The ability to interact with nursing professionals throughout the world, through such means as video conferencing, offers advantages and opportunities like never before, both in terms of the further development of the nursing profession and the continued improvement in patient care outcomes. The blogosphere Medical technologies have brought changes to the process of life and death and the role of the nurse.

Anyone who has been in the nursing field for an extended period of time will tell you that a lot has changed.

In fact, the twentieth century brought – literally – a technological “invasion” to nursing.

With the advent of IV pump infusion and electronic monitoring, nurses are freed up to initiate an IV and allow a machine to monitor and regulate the process.