COMPREHENSIVE CAI NURSING CURRICULUM FOR BLOOD DISEASES

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$49,000.00
Award Year:
1990
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
13939
Agency Tracking Number:
13939
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
307 Park Lake Cir, Orlando, FL, 32803
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Sandra Rogers
(407) 841-6230
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
THIS PROJECT WILL DEVELOP AND EVALUATE A COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM OF COMPUTER-ASSISTED INSTRUCTION (CAI) IN BLOOD DISEASES FOR NURSES, INCLUDING PATIENT EDUCATION TOOLS. THE CURRICULUM WILL INCORPORATE THE LATEST RESEARCH ON EFFECTIVE CAI DELIVERY. SOFTWARE WILL ADDRESS THE DIAGNOSIS, PREVENTION, AND TREATMENT OF BLOOD DISEASES, INCLUDING BLEEDING AND CLOTTING DISORDERS, RED BLOOD CELL DISORDERS, SICKLE CELL DISEASE, COOLEY'S ANEMIA, APLASTIC ANEMIA, AND RELATED DISORDERS. THE CURRICULUM WILL MEET THEEDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF NURSES THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES AT VARIOUS LEVELS OF TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE IN A VARIETY OF HEALTH CARE SETTINGS. IN PHASE I, STAFF WILL CONDUCT A LITERATURE SEARCH, NEEDS ANALYSIS, AND KNOWLEDGE ANALYSIS TO ESTABLISH INSTRUCTIONAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE CURRICULUM. THE CURRICULUM WILL BE OUTLINED IN TERMS OF MODULES AND LESSONS, WITH SEQUENCING CAPABILITIES FOR GREATER INSTRUCTIONAL INDIVIDUALIZATION. EVALUATION CRITERIA AND AN EVALUATION PLAN WILL BE DEVELOPED. PHASE II EFFORTS WILL FINALIZE THE CURRICULUM, DESIGN CAI LESSONS, INCORPORATE TESTING AND EVALUATION COMPONENTS, PRODUCE THE SOFTWARE, AND DEVELOP USER DOCUMENTATION AND IMPLEMENTATION GUIDES. PRODUCT TRYOUT WILL INCLUDE DEVELOPMENTAL TESTING, PILOT TESTING, AND FIELD TESTING.

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