Information for Students
Mobile Devices in Nursing
Mobile devices are a program requirement for students in the BSN program. Information on Mobile Computing Policy.
UofS Nursing students in all our academic programs may purchase NursingCentral and other software packages from Unbound Medicine using the UofS discount. Purchase NursingCentral
Nursing students may wish to explore the use of Mobile Devices in their practice. The following sites provide information about software available for nursing students as well as for practicing nurses. Studies that have explored the use of Mobile Devices for undergraduate nursing students tend to suggest that the most worthwhile purchases are a Diagnostics Manual and a Drug Manual.
All about your Mobile Device
George, L. & Davidson, L. (June, 2005). Mobile Device use in nursing education: Prepared for today, poised for tomorrow. (OJNI). Vol. 9, No. 2 [Online]. Available at http://ojni.org/9_2/george.htm
Online Nursing Mobile Device Software and Software/Hardware Purchase Sites:
Elsevier Link: (search for "software")
Resources for Mobile Devices:
Health Sciences Library Resources for Mobile Device
If contacting Lexi-Comp outside of the normal business hours listed above, please dial 1-866-397-3433 and press 3 to leave the necessary information and a Technical Support representative will contact you the following business day.
Miscellaneous Mobile Device software is available at the U of S Campus Bookstore
The Campus Computer store does sell Mobile Devices as do many other shops in your area. Internet retailers may also be a consideration. If you are thinking of buying a Mobile Device it is best to shop around for the best price and to carefully consider the need for adequate processor and memory requirements to run the software you wish to purchase.
For a comprehensive listing of Mobile Device software and manufacturer links, please see this PDF document.
Students may also wish to visit the following website(s) for more information regarding health care software for Mobile Devices: