Accession Number:

ADA575211

Title:

Applying Technology to Enhance Nursing Education in the Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Needs of Veterans and their Families

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. 26 Sep 2011-25 Sep 2012

Corporate Author:

SEATTLE UNIV WA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2012-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

125.0

Abstract:

This report describes work performed during September 26, 2011 through September 30, 2012 under grant number W81XWH1120228 entitled Applying Technology to Enhance Nursing Education in the Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Needs of Veterans and their Families . The primary accomplishments during the first year of he project were 1 Conducted an assessment of the nursing literature and identified what evidence based nursing skills and knowledge competencies are essential in the focal areas of PTSD, TBI, depression, and suicide prevention for timely recognition, intervention, and referral of military personnel, veterans and their families 2 Conducted a gap analysis using the project consultants and content experts who viewed the afterdeployment.org website to determine gaps in the competencies identified in the literature 3 Finalized the PTSD and TBI curriculum framework 5 Completed a content maps for each curriculum module 6 Conducted a content validation using our project consultants to determine the degree of agreement between the consultants and the research. The panel of experts rated the degree that content was present to meet the competencies , and objectives of each module, and 7 Begun to recruit subjects for the usability that will be conducted by the T2 Madigan staff in their usability lab.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE