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Telemedicine in Healthcare Practice

Telemedicine in Healthcare Practice

Telemedicine in Healthcare Practice

School of Healthcare and Psychology

This course will equip you with the necessary tools to effectively conduct remote consultations for healthcare, and ensure that patients are kept safe, comfortable, and satisfied with the provided services.

Key Words: Telemedicine, Telehealth, Remote Consultation.


Course Code: HCP3I5301

Certified: YES

Level: 3

Credits: 1


Time: 1 Hour

Expiry: 1 YEAR

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course each student is expected to be able to:

A. Subject Knowledge and Understanding

  • LO 1. Describe how to book and initiate a remote consultation.
  • LO 2. Create a safe and suitable working space for conducting consultations.

B. Cognitive Skills (Thinking Skills)

  • LO 3. Communicate effectively with patients in a remote consultation.
  • LO 4. Effectively conclude a telemedicine session and ensure that the patient leaves satisfied.

C. Subject Specific Practical/Professional Skills

  • LO 5. Recall the guidelines for suitable software and devices used for telemedicine.

D. Other Skills (e.g. Key transferable)

  • LO 6. Describe how to safeguard medical and personal information in remote meetings

Curriculum Outline

The key themes covered by the course and their indicative weighing:

  • Remote Consultation Essentials (50%)
  • Clinician Etiquette in Telemedicine Practice (50%)

Online Certificates

Students successfully completing their course and assessments will be entitled to a digital badge. A digital badge is a connected, verifiable electronic imagery credential which reflects the achievement of the learning outcomes on their course.

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