THE SPECIFIC AIM OF THIS RESEARCH PROJECT IS TO DEVELOP A METHODOLOGY WHICH INCORPORATES TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS TO ENHANCE THE PERFORMANCE OF THE HOME HEALTH NURSE IN PROVIDING CARE FOR THE ELDERLY IN THEIR OWN HOME.

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 3369
Amount: $49,052.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1985
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Nuvision Inc.
P.o. Box 55, Mo, Liberty, MO, 64968
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 NORMA L. LEWIS
 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
 (816) 792-0154
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE SPECIFIC AIM OF THIS RESEARCH PROJECT IS TO DEVELOP A METHODOLOGY WHICH INCORPORATES TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS TO ENHANCE THE PERFORMANCE OF THE HOME HEALTH NURSE IN PROVIDING CARE FOR THE ELDERLY IN THEIR OWN HOME. PHASE I WILL CULMINATE IN 1.THE DEVELOPMENT OF A DATA COLLECTION INSTRUMENT FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE LEARNING NEEDS AND LEARNING STYLE PREFERENCE FOR THE HOME HEALTH NURSE; 2.THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE CURRENT AND POTENTIAL UTILIZATION OF TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS TO IMPROVE THE NURSE'S PERFORMANCE PHASE II WILL CULMINATE IN 1.THE ASSESSMENT OF THE SPECIFIC LEARNING NEEDS OF THE HOME HEALTH NURSE; 2.THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPUTERIZED ASSESSMENT DOCUMENTATION INSTRUMENT (CADI) TO ENHANCE THE PERFORMANCE OF THE HOME HEALTH NURSE; 3.DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS USING THE COMPONENTS OF THE TECHNOLOGY LADDER. THE END PRODUCTS FOR PHASE I AND II ARE PERCEIVED AS HAVING HIGH COMMERCIAL APPLICATION IN THE RAPIDLY EXPANDING HOME HEALTH CARE AGENCIES.

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