Professor David Vance awarded five-year, $2.86-million grant by NIMH
PhD students Bray, Mumbower and Pavicevic named 2016 Jonas Scholars
ONS, HPNA honor Bakitas as palliative care leader
Jean Kelley Lecture - Save the Date - June 8, 2016
Prapanjaroensin awarded scholarship to attend CAAOHN national meeting
'The Sapsuckers' highlight uniqueness of PhD in Nursing Program
Improving the health of older African American men in the Deep South

Development of a simulated smart pump interface

Elias, B. L., Moss, J. A., Shih, A., & Dillavou, M.

Abstract

Medical device user interfaces are increasingly complex, resulting in a need for evaluation in clinicallyaccurate settings. Simulation of these interfaces can allow for evaluation, training, and use for research without the risk of harming patients and with a significant cost reduction over using the actual medical devices. This pilot project was phase 1 of a study to define and evaluate a methodology for development of simulated medical device interface technology to be used for education, device development, and research. Digital video and audio recordings of interface interactions were analyzed to develop a model of a smart intravenous medication infusion pump user interface. This model was used to program a high-fidelity simulated smart intravenous medication infusion pump user interface on an inexpensive netbook platform.

Link to PubMed