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Introduction to Clinical Telehealth
Globally, telehealth is a popular, clinically effective communication vehicle that is rapidly becoming mainstream. This course introduces students to the key concepts relating to the use of telehealth to improve patient-centred clinical care. Course material covers the historical development of clinical telehealth in Australia and the contributions of other significant research innovators. A range of clinical telehealth applications will be explored using case examples that are relevant to today's health priority areas. Students will review relevant guidelines and standards relating to telehealth integration and everyday practice of telehealth to provide equitable access to healthcare irrespective of the consumer's geographical location.