Michelle Cottrell

PhysioPlus course tutor - Michelle Cottrell

Dr Michelle Cottrell is a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist and was awarded her PhD from the University of Queensland (Australia). The focus of her doctoral thesis was the development, implementation and evaluation of telehealth, as an additional method of service delivery, into an established public tertiary-level physiotherapy-led screening service. In conjunction with her research, she coordinates the implementation of telehealth into other complex clinical tertiary-based services including burns and lymphoedema.

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Clinical Triaging and Practical Considerations in Telehealth

Telehealth is rapidly expanding as a method of healthcare delivery. It provides many opportunities to enhance patients' access to healthcare services using digital technology, but in order to be effective and safe, physiotherapists must be able to triage patients and ensure that the consultation runs smoothly. This course, the second in a series of telehealth courses, will explore clinical triaging and outline certain practical considerations to enhance your ability to use telehealth effectively.
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General Patient Assessment and Management in Telehealth

Telehealth is growing in popularity as a means of delivering healthcare and research shows that it is an effective way to provide physiotherapy treatments for a number of conditions. There are, however, a number of factors you will need to consider when planning a telehealth consultation. This course provides a general guide to telehealth assessment and discusses the management options available via digital technologies.
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Introduction to Telehealth

Telehealth is rapidly expanding as a method of healthcare delivery. While it offers many benefits for patients and practitioners, there are various ethical, legal and practical issues that health professionals must consider before engaging in telehealth. This course will introduce telehealth and these related issues.
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Telehealth for Physiotherapy Programme

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic there was a step change in the adoption of telehealth in physiotherapy with a sudden significant increase in its use. However, physiotherapists have been using telehealth successfully for many years in various clinical settings. This programme will focus on different aspects of telehealth including platform selection and related practical issues such as ethics, assessment and management.
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