J Korean Acad Nurs.  2005 Oct;35(6):1036-1043.

Development and Evaluation of a Vital Signs E-book for Undergraduate Student Nurses

  • 1College of Nursing, Nursing Policy Ressearch Institute Yonsei University. isko16@yumc.yonsei.ac.kr
  • 2College of Nursing, Yonsei University.
  • 3Yonsei University Medical Center.
  • 4College of Nursing, Ajou University.


PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to develop a vital signs e-book for undergraduate student nurses and evaluate the content, system and student satisfaction. METHOD: This study was done in three stages, the development of a vital signs e-book, implementation and evaluation. The subjects were 73 undergraduate student nurses in Y university. RESULT: Thirty one learning objectives were used to create the contents. A set of 5 chapters and 18 subsections were defined after validation from nurse educators. The e-book is available at Analysis of the questionnaires showed a mean score for content, system and students satisfaction of 3.17 +/- .73, 3.11 +/-.79, and 2.96 +/-.74 respectively out of a possible 4 points. CONCLUSION: Nurse educators should provide quality and effective web-based courses that meet undergraduate student nurses' learning needs and they should incorporate web-based learning into traditional teaching to meet the demands of nursing education.


Vital signs; Internet; Learning

MeSH Terms

*Physical Examination
*Education, Nursing
*Computer-Assisted Instruction
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