- Free online course offered by Three Rivers University Department of Rural Health to support the use of technology to deliver health services to regional, rural and remote patients
Three Rivers University Department of Rural Health (TRUDRH) is encouraging health professionals to consider undertaking a course aimed at enhancing the delivery of health services to regional, rural and remote patients through telehealth.
‘Telehealth – Embracing Technology in Healthcare’ is a free online course offered by TRUDRH which provides an introduction to key concepts of telehealth.
Albury-Wodonga-based TRUDRH service coordinator Jacki Mansfield said in the current environment health professionals may be looking to include the use of telehealth as a mode to deliver services within their current practice for both acute and chronic care.
The course consists of four modules: Telehealth Overview, Telehealth Technology, Telehealth in Practice, and Sustainable Telehealth, and is available to all future and existing health professionals.
The course is designed as an introduction to telehealth, incorporating a range of interactive opportunities, patient scenarios, resources and guides based on current practice, with a high focus on telehealth service delivery in the TRUDRH footprint in the Murrumbidgee and Central West of New South Wales.
Enquiries about the ‘Telehealth – Embracing Technology in Healthcare’ course can be made here.