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Telehealth: Patient Education Introduction

Telehealth: Patient Education Introduction

Author: Capella Healthcare

Telehealth: Patient Education Introduction

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what's covered
In this lesson, you will be introduced to telehealth patient education. Specifically, this lesson will cover:
  1. Introduction

1. Introduction

This course focuses primarily on patient education and telehealth. Telehealth relies on patient participation; partnering with patients to facilitate telehealth education is essential to guarantee the implementation of a successful program (American Medical Association, 2020). This patient-centered approach allows the patient to feel comfortable and be informed, engaged, and empowered. Specifically, using telehealth for patient education is helpful in promoting health and well-being. Further, continued education is an important component in the treatment of acute and chronic diseases.

Patient Education

Authored by Cindy Ebner, MSN, RN, CPHRM, FASHRM and Melissa A. Singer Pressman, PhD, MLIS