Take control of digital technology
Doing the best for your patients increasingly means working as an ‘e-nurse’ - which is why the RCN has joined forces with Health Education England to boost nurses’ digital literacy
Healthcare has been slower than many other sectors to embrace new technologies, with some nursing staff feeling anxious, fearful and sceptical about the digital revolution.
But a new publication called Improving digital literacy, produced by Health Education England (HEE) and the RCN, aims to boost nurses’ knowledge, confidence and enthusiasm. Alongside a definition of digital literacy, it looks at why it is essential, how staff can improve their skills, challenges and some potential solutions.
Everyone needs to be proficient
‘Our main hope is that people take away why it’s so important,’ says Susan Kennedy, educationalist and project manager at HEE....
Want to read more?
Unlock full access to RCNi Plus today
Save over 50% on your first three months:
- Customisable clinical dashboard featuring 200+ topics
- Unlimited online access to all 10 RCNi Journals including Nursing Standard
- RCNi Learning featuring 180+ RCN accredited learning modules
- NMC-compliant RCNi Portfolio to build evidence for revalidation
- Personalised newsletters tailored to your interests