Check the speed of your internet for use in Telehealth
This course has been produced by the Nursing and Midwifery Telehealth Consortia to educate nurses and midwives on the use of Telehealth consultations. It covers all aspects of setting up and running a Telehealth consultation.
The program was established by the UK Department of Health to evaluate how the use of telecare and telehealth technologies can support people with long term health and care needs to live independently.
Using Telehealth to Provide Diabetes Care to Patients in Rural Montana: Findings from the Promoting Realistic Individual Self-Management Program
Emily Black is a 37 year old woman expecting her third child. She has been referred by her midwife to a Genetic Counselling Service. Following an amniocentesis, Emily receives the results via Telehealth consultation.
Mr John Sims is a 40 year old man who has recently had a cholecystectomy at a hospital seven hours drive from his home. He receives follow-up care via a Telehealth consultation.
Mr Rocco is 37 years old and has Type 2 diabetes. He lives in Dareton NSW. With the support of his local Nurse Practitioner, Mr Rocco uses Telehealth for regular follow-up appointments with his endocrinologist in Adelaide.
Provides information about telehealth eligible areas which are geographical areas of Australia where patients can receive specialist video consultations under Medicare.
The documents included have been provided to assist practitioners in identifying the issues that may need to be considered when establishing telehealth capability.