Telenursing and Telemedicine

Telenursing and telemedicine will only be successful if patients engage in the program. You have been asked by your manager to pilot a program aimed at improving transitions of care using the new telemedicine system recently implemented at your hospital.

  • What are some of the ways that you can encourage both patient and provider engagement to ensure the pilot program’s success?
  • What barriers or challenges would you anticipate?

Mr. B is a 77 year old African American man who complains of difficulty urinating.

  • What could be the underlying cause of these symptoms?
  • What are his risk factors?
  • What laboratory tests would be needed to confirm possible differential diagnoses?
  • What interventions would you expect?

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