Video calls to help a remote area nurse to care for emergency patients.
Video calls to help a remote area nurse to care for emergency patients.
Document number : 217021
Created by: JOHN HADOK, 2017-06-20
Last revised by: JOHN HADOK, 2017-06-20
Document created in: James Cook University

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1. Summary

Abstract for the general public

This study uses several methods to look at a before-and-after scenario in a remote area, focussing on the use of vedeocalling by a nurse practitioner to get help with emergency patients, and how that affected their experience, and how many patients were sent from the remote area to a bigger hospital.

Workplaces involved in this project

information Added workplaces
Health Care - Health care providers - Queensland Health - Mackay Hospital and Health Service - Mackay Base Hospital - Mackay Institute of Research and Innovation

2. In depth information

Scientific title

A mixed-methods enquiry into Telehealth support of a nurse practitioner managing emergency patients in a remote community - a ‘natural experiment’ design examining effects on case retention, transfer and practitioner experience.

3. Ethics and information for classification purposes

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is not and will not be applied for

Date commenced

2016-05-06

Video calls to help a remote area nurse to care for emergency patients., from James Cook University
http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/217021