Telehealth Communication Skills

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Telehealth technology can offer many benefits across a broad spectrum of healthcare needs. It can help improve self-care, facilitate information delivery and enhance the nurse-patient relationship. However, it requires strong interpersonal skills and communication abilities.

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Evolution often arises during times of crisis such as the current COVID-19 pandemic. New technologies are already emerging along with more cost-effective, resource-sparing ways of working remotely.

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Anne Watkins
Anne is a freelance lecturer and medical writer at Mind Body Ink. She is a former midwife and nurse teacher with over 25 years’ experience working in the fields of healthcare, stress management and medical hypnosis. Her background includes working as a hospital midwife, Critical Care nurse, lecturer in Neonatal Intensive Care, and as a Clinical Nurse Specialist for a company making life support equipment. Anne has also studied many forms of complementary medicine and has extensive experience in the field of clinical hypnosis. She has a special interest in integrating complementary medicine into conventional healthcare settings and is currently an Associate Tutor, lecturing in Health Coaching and Medical Hypnosis at Exeter University in the UK. As a former Midwife, Anne has a natural passion for writing about fertility, pregnancy, birthing and baby care. Her recent publications include The Health Factor, Coach Yourself To Better Health and Positive Thinking For Kids. You can read more about her work at
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26 May 2020
Interesting resource and would be an excellent resource for the home dialysis patients.
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03 May 2022
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A very interesting topic
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20 Oct 2020
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Easy to read
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15 May 2020
Very informative.
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Simone Brownlie
29 Aug 2020
Very relevant to my area of practice and especially during COVID
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18 May 2020
Quick and relevant reading
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