A pilot project and evaluation of delivering diabetes work based education using video conferencing.

Wendy Maltinsky, M. S. Hall, L Grant, K Simpson, Sandra MacRury

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Abstract

Context: Diabetes is a chronic long-term disease with an increasing incidence. There is a need to increase access to effective care and to ensure such care is delivered as locally as possible. The geographical spread of NHS Highland Scotland presents additional challenges to ensuring a skilled workforce given education is normally work-based tuition and assessment. The aim of this pilot project was to deliver teleconferenced diabetes training to healthcare and allied healthcare professionals who provide basic level care for, and management of, people with diabetes and to evaluate this training.
Original languageEnglish
JournalRemote and Rural Health
Volume13
Issue number2053
Publication statusPublished - 18 Feb 2013

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