Advantages And Benefitations Of Telenursing: The Evolution Of Technology
In today’s society, almost everyone owns some kind of an electronic device. It is what we depend on to communicate with each other. With the evolution of technology, we have seen drastic improvements, from the invention of the telegraph to live video conferencing devices. The way we have interacted throughout the ages has changed significantly- A new mother can use a baby monitor to watch her infant sleep while she is in another room or a husband stationed in a different country …show more content…
According to Tomika, she has resigned and plans to work in an agency that installs telemonitoring equipment into the homes of those with chronic illnesses. She would not be visiting her patients in their homes, but rather would be assessing and interacting with them via videoconferencing (DeVry, 2015).
Nurses who acquire jobs in telenursing face many advantages and disadvantages. Patients on the other hand who participate in telehealth must be dedicated to their treatment protocol. Telenursing sounds interesting however; is it the right career move. A nurse must decide if a career move is right for them. They should investigate and form a conclusion; is this job a good career move, do they have enough nursing experience to see patients by sight with no supervision and finally are they ready to stay home and not have any patient / nurse interaction.
With the evolution of technology telenursing can be performed distantly- two people can communicate in real time even though they are in two separate places. Personally I do not like the idea of telenursing. However, I am convinced that telenursing is a good idea for those who can