Personal Communication devices and their use in Healthcare

This week, we will discuss personal communication devices and their use in healthcare. As we focus on this topic, please address the questions below in the discussion.

  • How can the use of the nurse’s personal communication device(s) impact patient care positively and/or negatively?
  • What are the ethical and legal implications?
  • What does the professional literature say about how communication devices can support safe nursing practice?

I wanted to use some information from my school library. Please see reference below for attached article. I asked for two more sources but you can use more or less. Thank you.


Snoots, L. R. (2016). Use of Personal Electronic Devices by Nurse Anesthetists and the Effects on Patient Safety. AANA Journal84(2), 114–119. Retrieved from