For this assessment, you are required to write a report (1800 words) which discusses and critically analyses a patient-facing digital technology platform with reference to evidence-based practice. Patient-facing digital technology or patient technology refers to any technology in which patients interact with to partake in health care or clinical activities, such as monitoring disease progression and adhering to treatment regimens (Polhemus et al., 2019). Please refer to the Task Instructions for details on how to complete this task.
As we live in a digital world, our patient/clients will be using digital platforms on a daily basis. Therefore, it makes sense to use digital platforms for the assessment, monitoring and support of our patient’s health. However, we do know that with any form of technology, there are benefits and limitations and measures need to be taken to ensure safety. For that reason, you are expected to
critically analyse the benefits and limitations associated with a particular patient-facing digital technology platform and examine this digital technology in light of evidence-based practice.
Via this assessment, you will gain skills in producing an informative and engaging report, improve your ability to effectively and accurately communicate information, increase your knowledge and understanding of patient facing technology and improve your academic skills.
To complete this assessment task, select one of the patient-facing digital technology platforms below and consider the following questions:
Patient-facing digital technology platforms:
Please select one (1) of the following options for your report:
Please also be aware of the following requirements:
10+ references are required for this assessment task. Use recent, relevant and reliable resources to complete this task. These should be peer reviewed literature, related to the subject matter and no older than seven years.
It is essential that you use appropriate APA style for citing and referencing research. Please see more information on referencing here: https://library.torrens.edu.au/academicskills/apa/tool