Computer-Assisted Instruction, Handheld Computers, iPad, Mobile Applications, Nursing Education



  1. Rubenstein, Cynthia D. PhD, RN, CPNP-PC
  2. Schubert, Carolyn F. MLIS


This article provides an overview of strategies for integration of iPads into a prelicensure nursing program. The study evaluated the actual use of iPads in the classroom, skills and simulation laboratories, and clinical settings and examined the satisfaction of students and faculty with the iPad platform. The study findings provide guidance for a phased-in iPad implementation for prelicensure nursing programs.