Fundamentals of Digital Health: eHealth Literacy Application: Game Design and Implementation


Nurses are unfamiliar with how contemporary advances in health technology can support patients’ chronic disease self-management. The following video aims to narrow this practice gap by providing education about contemporary advances in health technology. Such education will help nurses to become better prepared to empower their patients in their chronic disease management. 
 
 
Accreditation Statement: University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
 
Requirements for Successful Completion: To receive contact hours for this continuing education activity, the participant must complete the entire online module and complete and submit the evaluation form. Once the evaluation form has been submitted, a “Certificate of Successful Completion” will be awarded for 1.0 contact hours and will be available in your Learning Express account under "View/Print CE Credit".

Learning outcome: Registered nurses will report desire to change practice related to knowledge increase regarding empowering patients to use health technology to address chronic disease self-management. Focus will be on challenges specific to the aging population, youth, and underserved populations, exploring digital health research possibilities and limitations within the framework of ethical and legal boundaries.
 
The activity’s Nurse Planner has determined that no one who has the ability to control the content of this CNE activity – planning committee members and presenters/authors/content reviewers – has a conflict of interest.   
 
This activity expires May 1, 2024
 
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Fee

$20.00

CE Hours

1.00

CE Units

0.100

Activity Type

  • Knowledge

Target Audience(s)

  • Registered Nurses
  • Researchers

 

 

Nurses are unfamiliar with how contemporary advances in health technology can support patients’ chronic disease self-management. The following video aims to narrow this practice gap by providing education about contemporary advances in health technology. Such education will help nurses to become better prepared to empower their patients in their chronic disease management. 

Speaker(s)/Author(s)

Kavita Radhakrishnan picture

Kavita Radhakrishnan
Associate Professor, UT Austin


Brief Bio : Kavita Radhakrishnan, PhD, MSEE, RN, FAAN, is an Associate Professor at the University of Texas School of Nursing. Dr. Radhakrishnan’s research applies current and emerging digital health technologies to resolve clinical nursing research challenges. The long-term goal of her research is to develop affordable and scalable health interventions that enable ‘aging in place’. Currently she is the Principal Investigator of a study that examines digital gaming and connected sensors to enable heart failure self-management behaviors in older adults with funding from the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) (R21 NR018229-01). She is also the co-PI of a project “Health Information Search Behavior as a Manifestation of Cognitive Impairment: An Eye-Tracking Study” funded by the UT Austin APX Initiative. Through dissemination at over 40 national, international and regional conferences her research findings reach a wide audience of cardiovascular and health behavior researchers, healthcare providers and general public.

Release Date: May 1, 2022
Credit Expiration Date: May 1, 2024

CE Hours

1.00

Fee

$20.00