Week 4: Assignment – Infographic: Telehealth
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Points: 100 | Due Date: Week 4, Day 7 | CLO: 4 | Grade Category: Assignments
Infographics are visual representations of information. They can include numbers, text, images, or any combination of the three. Just as in traditional writing assignments, an infographic can take on any of the various rhetorical modes — informative, instructive, descriptive, persuasive, etc. Infographics provide quick way to convey a lot of information. For example, this infographic on Integrating Virtual Clinics conveys interesting data much more concisely than another paragraph inserted here could have:
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Students will create an Infographic on the topic of Telehealth. Students should create an infographic that is easily understood by the lay public or general population. The infographic should provide information useful to communicating the “What, Why, When and How” of Telehealth. Students may choose to focus on one or more the following suggested topic areas, however, students may choose their own relevant telehealth topic areas of:
Telehealth Versus Telemedicine
Environments or Systems
Health Promotion and Illness Prevention
Technologies and Innovation
Clinical Practice Issues
Quality of Care
Students will select a platform (tool) for building their infographic. There are a number of great infographic platforms available online. Many are free, but most require that you do set up an account. Check out Infogr.am, Easelly, Piktochart, and Visme.
Create the Infographic using one of the above platforms.
Post completed infographic in PDF format to the D2L week four assignment link.
Due: Monday, 11:59 pm PT
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This is the application of the electronic information within the healthcare sector for efficacy in supporting long distance service provision. telecommunication technologies are utilized to enhance patient and healthcare provider communication. In most instances, education on public health education and administration is also well taken care of through tele-health.
Importance of Telehealth
Using telehealth platforms, nurses may help and educate parents in a specific way with very clear outcomes. Telehealth nurses can learn about cutting-edge medical treatments without being restricted to a certain department like traditional nurses are. Nursing care may be provided via telehealth because it enables clinicians to create long-term connections with their patients (Hazenberg et al., 2019). Because typical office visits are plagued by disruptions, interruptions, and diversions, nurses in telemedicine have meaningful interaction with patients. Nurses can spend more time with patients since they don’t have to travel, chart or dash from patient to patient on-site. It is possible to provide a sufficient quantity of service with less staff since nurses are more available to patients via telehealth.
With telehealth patients get access to quality care which is convenient to their distances and needs. thereforem better healthcare, improved quality of care is easy and they must not struggle for services they lack in nearby healthcare facilities. Moreover patients have peace of minds with their conditions from the education and close relationships with healthcare providers.
The exchange of medical information between medical professionals and patients via the use of electronic communication is the practice of telemedicine. It is possible to practice telemedicine in a number of different methods, such as through the use of email, videoconferencing, two-way videoconferencing, mobile phones, and several other forms of telecommunications technology.
TELEHEALTH VS TELEMEDICINE
The use of technology to practice medicine and provide medical treatment to patients at a distance is known as telemedicine. A patient in a different area can receive medical attention from a doctor located in the same spot thanks to the infrastructure of modern communications.
In its broadest sense, the term “telehealth” refers to the electronic and telecommunications technologies and services that are utilized to deliver medical treatment and services to patients at a distance.
The difference between telehealth and telemedicine lies in the fact that telehealth covers a more comprehensive range of remote medical services than telemedicine does. Telehealth can refer to remote non-clinical services, whereas telemedicine focuses solely on clinical treatments that are delivered over the internet.
When carried out within the parameters of the proper standards of care, telehealth like this one lends credence to the idea that telemedicine should be used more extensively since it is an effective and suitable way to improve patients’ health.
AHA, A. H. A. A. H. A. (2018). Fact sheet: Telehealth: AHA. American Hospital Association. Retrieved May 30, 2022, from https://www.aha.org/factsheet/telehealth
CDC, C. D. C. C. D. C. (2020, October 30). Trends in the use of telehealth during the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic – United States, January–March 2020. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved May 30, 2022, from https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/69/wr/mm6943a3.htm
Hazenberg, C. E., Stegge, W. B., Van Baal, S. G., Moll, F. L., & Bus, S. A. (2019). Telehealth and telemedicine applications for the Diabetic Foot: A systematic review. Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews, 36(3). https://doi.org/10.1002/dmrr.3247