Introducing Telecare and Telehealth
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Telehealth is the delivery of health care related services and information via telecommunication technologies. It supports independent living by providing health care services from a distance
There is an increasing need to lay the foundations for the rapid and widespread adoption of telecare and telehealth solutions across the UK. As a result, this module aims to not only provide an
increased awareness of telecare and telehealth but also stimulate behavior changes across a wide range of target audiences.
Having completed this e-learning course, learners will have an increased understanding of telecare and telehealth. They will also have an increased awareness of how the adoption of telecare and
telehealth will impact on the ways in which they work and what they can do to prepare for the changes it may be bring.
On completion of this course learners will:
Have an introductory knowledge of the main opportunities to deliver and receive health and social care at a distance
Have a more focused understanding of how these initiatives may influence the ways in which you work
Understand the key drivers of the development and implementation of telecare and telehealth, including achieving more effective and higher quality care
Know where to source more detailed information
Areas covered include:
Welcome and Learning Objectives
Introduction: Drivers for change
Impact of Technology
Improving the Delivery of Health and Social Care
Challenges in Deploying Telecare and Telehealth
The Next Steps
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
On completion of this course you will be able to download a College certificate.
Approximately 1.5-2.5 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.
This module is targeted at a wide range of individuals working within the health and social care sector. The information is also applicable to service users and to technology providers and
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.