Publication Year: 2018
Edition: 6th Ed.
Authors/Editor: American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing
Publisher: Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc.
The Scope and Standards of Practice for Professional Telehealth Nursing, 6th Edition aligns telehealth nursing with extensive health care environmental and technological transformation.
The Standards presents new thinking about telehealth as an integral component of today’s professional health care practice. Inspired by the vision, values and traditions of the past, this edition of the Scope and Standards of Telehealth Nursing reflects current professional norms, practices, and expectation, and recognizes the constantly evolving landscape or professional health systems.
Sixteen standards are included in the publication with the first six standards addressing the six phases of the nursing process. The remaining 10 standards address professional performance in telehealth practice.
The Scope and Standards of Practice for Professional Telehealth Nursing, 6th Edition, can be used in a wide variety of agencies to develop the structures and processes of telehealth nursing including policies, procedures, role descriptions and competencies. You can also use the Standards to prepare for the ambulatory care nursing certification exam, which contains questions on telehealth nursing and is the recommended exam to validate telehealth nursing knowledge.