How to Assess Patients Using Telehealth

 In Nurses Weekly

With an increase in technology utilization, telehealth is becoming more common for nurses to use in a variety of care settings.

Whether you are looking to improve your assessment skills or are considering a job that requires telehealth, here are a few tips for assessing patients over the phone.

When assessing a patient over the phone, you must be descriptive. Often patients have difficulty describing things. As a nurse, you have many adjectives that you use that are helpful. Plus, you need to…

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