This course will offer students an opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills with which to examine Telecare ‘solutions’ and offer tools to critique its use in light of current evidence and best practice guidelines.

SQCFLevel 11
Course DirectorSharon Levy
Start DateTBC

This is an online course.

About the course

The course will offer an insight into current trends and future developments of assistive technologies, whilst highlighting the benefits as well as the risks to users, providers and society as a whole.


The formal assessment will consist of two elements:

  • 2000 words essay (80% of total mark);
  • active participation and contribution to shared learning via the discussion board (20% of total marks)

How to apply for CPD courses

entry requirements

Discover the application process for continuing professional development courses.

Further information

For further information about the content of this course please contact the Nursing Studies CPD secretary:

  • Sergio Mori Sierra
  • Nursing Studies CPD Secretary
  • Medical School
  • Teviot Place
  • Edinburgh
  • EH8 9AG
  • Work: +44 (0)131 650 4661

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