A Usability Evaluation Guide for Nurses to Forecast Patients’ Safe Technology Use

A Usability Evaluation Guide for Nurses to Forecast Patients’ Safe Technology Use

Identification: INFN1504
Volume: 30
Issue: 3
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 09/30/2017
  • 1.40 - CH
  • 0.00 - Rx

Contact hours available until 9/30/17.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The authors, editor, planning committee, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc., and ANIA. Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.

The purpose of this continuing nursing education article is to enable the learner to use a theoretically based Usability Evaluation (UE) process as a guide for forecasting the usability of technology by patients. After studying the information presented in this article, you will be able to:
  • Discuss the importance of nurses engaging in an evaluation of usability of a device before patients purchase it for home use.
  • Examine the integration of industry based UE methods (heuristics, cognitive walk-through, and think aloud protocols) into a guide for nurses.

Credits Available

Expired On: Sep 30, 2017