In-class use of the nu-case mobile telehealth system in a medical school

Carloni, M. B. and Cesario, M. and Cesario, R. R. and Luz, S. and Margarido, E. and Masoodian, M. and Pires, D. F. (2013) In-class use of the nu-case mobile telehealth system in a medical school. [Conference Proceedings]

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Abstract

As telehealth systems are increasingly being adopted by healthcare providers, a growing number of medical practitioners need to learn to use such systems. Despite this, however, most medical schools do not currently include telehealth-related content in their curriculum. In this paper we demonstrate, through examples from our own experience, how the Problem Based Learning method can be used to incorporate telehealth systems in medical science education. We also present a survey of medical students and faculty, conducted at a university in Brazil, to gain the participants' opinions on the nu-case mobile telehealth system. The results of the survey show that nu-case provides support for a range of tasks that a telehealth system needs to cater for in the context of our application area. © 2013 IEEE.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
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Uncontrolled Keywords: Application area; Health care providers; Medical practitioner; Medical science; Medical students; Mobile tele-health; Problem based learning; Telehealth system; Curricula; Medical computing; Teaching; Surveys
Depositing User: National Forum
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2015 20:18
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2015 20:18
URI: http://eprints.teachingandlearning.ie/id/eprint/1937

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