Introduction to Telehealth

Online Course: Introduction to Telehealth

An introduction to the use of digital communication technology in physiotherapy practice

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Presented by:

Michelle Cottrell

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with a PhD from the University of Queensland


Trevor Russell

Director of RECOVER Injury Research Centre, co-director of the Centre for Research in Telerehabilitation.

1-1.5 hours

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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.


This course aims to introduce telehealth and discuss its strengths and weaknesses as a mode of healthcare delivery.


This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Videos
  2. Reading Activities
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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