Benefits Of Telenursing In Nursing

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Register to read the introduction… One of the most important benefits is the continuity of care that the patient will have easily accessible to them. Patients will have earlier access to care when needed, which hopefully allow them to be treated sooner so that less interventions and specialties will be needed. Patients in rural areas no longer have to commute long distances for specialized care; they can consult with specialized nurses and physicians via telephone. Health records are kept up to date, especially if the all the patient providers are part of the same system. Cost may be lower for the patient as cost related to commuting is eliminated. A major benefit to the telenurse is less time spent commuting between patient homes means that the nurse has more time to assess evaluate and educate their patients. Patients living in far distant areas with little to no modern road access can still have home health visits by a nurse via teleconferencing. Through teleconferencing the nurse can compete all steps of the nursing process as if they had been there in person. The promotion and use of telenursing can be beneficial to hospitals and other healthcare organizations because “The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 provides billions of dollars in stimulus funding for research, operations, and grants in the telemedicine, telehealth and informatics sector. (Hebda & Czar, …show more content…
Telenursing is new to the healthcare field and its contributions to healthcare are currently immeasurable. Manuel will have to become comfortable with computers and technology as they are at the center of providing patient care via telenursing. If the goal is to be able to spend more time at home and provide patient care at the same time tis would be a great opportunity for him. In my opinion Manuel’s twelve years of experience on the medical surgical floor has undoubtedly prepared him to be an amazing telenurse. I think it’s an excellent opportunity to be a part of a groundbreaking section of healthcare, one that also provides you with more flexibility time wise. Manuel I hope that the information that I’ve provided will help you to come to a educated decision about your future job

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