Teaching Nurses to Build a Hospital Without Walls: Developing a Training Curriculum for Telehomecare

Duncan Sanderson, Lynda Atack

Abstract

"To what extent can people be taught to engage in Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)?" is a question which has rarely been discussed at meetings of CSCW researchers. The present study suggests that qualitative research can contribute to the development of a curriculum for preparing nurses to work with patients who live at a distance from themselves. Building on the ethnographic research stream within CSCW, a qualitative study was conducted of three different telehomecare (THC) programs in order to identify work issues and difficulties which could be addressed in a training course for telehomecare nurses.

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Sanderson D. and Atack L. (2004). Teaching Nurses to Build a Hospital Without Walls: Developing a Training Curriculum for Telehomecare . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - CSAC, (ICEIS 2004) ISBN 972-8865-08-2, pages 41-50. DOI: 10.5220/0002672600410050


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@conference{csac04,
author={Duncan Sanderson and Lynda Atack},
title={Teaching Nurses to Build a Hospital Without Walls: Developing a Training Curriculum for Telehomecare},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - CSAC, (ICEIS 2004)},
year={2004},
pages={41-50},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002672600410050},
isbn={972-8865-08-2},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - CSAC, (ICEIS 2004)
TI - Teaching Nurses to Build a Hospital Without Walls: Developing a Training Curriculum for Telehomecare
SN - 972-8865-08-2
AU - Sanderson D.
AU - Atack L.
PY - 2004
SP - 41
EP - 50
DO - 10.5220/0002672600410050