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Technological Competency as Caring in Nursing: A Model for Practice


Locsin, R. C. Indianapolis: Sigma Theta Tau International, 2005. 256 pp; $29.95; 1-888-654-4968;


Nurses use and encounter technology in nearly every aspect of their profession. What does it mean to be technologically competent and caring as a nurse? How does technology support nursing work? How does it hinder nursing work? How can nurses care for their patients as technological advancements are introduced nearly every day?


This book provides insight and answers into how nurses can and must be both technologically competent and caring as they provide meaningful and essential nursing care.