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.
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.
Jodie is two years old and has moderate to severe eczema, which is well controlled with oral medications and creams. Jodie and her parents have a Telehealth consultation with a specialist every three months.
Mary Jane is being nursed at home in her final weeks of life.�A care plan was developed to include a weekly Telehealth consultation at Mary Jane's home with the staff involved in her care.
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.
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.