Technology Solutions for Telenursing and Generating Knowledge


Dr. Khatereh Seylani


Dr. Asieh Darvish


Prof. Toni Hebda


Informatics Nursing board certification-ANCC, Certified Nurse Educator-NLN, With publications on informatics for nurses and healthcare profesionals


Dr. Melody Rose


DNP of Nursing Informatics, MSc of Nursing Informatics, 
Adjunct Professor at Franklin University, USA
With publications on informatics for nurses and healthcare professionals


Prof. Carolyn Sipes


With publications on informatics for nurses and healthcare professionals, Expertise in project management

Dr. Asieh Darvish


School of Nursing and Midwifery,
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, IRAN

With publications on Nursing Informatics


Introduction of the Program:

This is a short course designed to enhance your knowledge about the application of informatics and Technologies Solutions for Telenursing and nursing care outcome.

Course Description:

It includes 8 hours lectures in 4 week and 8-hours self-study in 4 week.

Why join this program and study online?

If you want to know why nurses should be empowered on nursing informatics, attend this program.

Completion of this program will be considered equal to one-credit of a Master degree in Nursing Informatics online program for future applicant of NI Master of Science at Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

What are the learning outcomes (What will a student learn)?

  • Provide an overview of connected health.
  • Discuss prerequisites for the development of a connected health system.
  • Address the correlation between a learning health system and consolidation of all health information.
  • Discuss the role that supporting technologies play in developing a connected health system
  • Discuss the role that professional communication and organizations play with connected health
  • Provide an overview of telehealth and telenursing.
  • Distinguish among different types of telehealth/telenursing.
  • Address barriers to telehealth/telenursing practice.
  • Identify concerns related to telehealth/telenursing practice.
  • Discuss the impact of the pandemic on telehealth/telenursing
  • Summarize the current status of telehealth/telenursing.
  • Discuss the impact of telehealth/telenursing on patient outcomes.
  • Identify informatics competencies required for the delivery of telehealth/telenursing.
  • Provide current exemplars of telehealth and telenursing.
  • Explain why health care clients choose telenursing.
  • Define mobile health (mhealth).
  • Distinguish between medically-approved and consumer-facing examples of mobile health.
  • Identify issues related to mobile health.
  • Provide current exemplars of mobile health.

What are the ambitious goals of this short course and what are the metrics to measure?

-Introduction of concepts, key points and factors affecting the success of Telenursing.

Metrics: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ); pre-test and post-test; Open-ended questions

Who are the most important target groups?

A) Nurses

B) Medical sciences related students

What are the details of the academic target?

Prospective students and graduated in BSc, MSc and PhD of Nursing

Health related programs graduated with some nursing background and medical sciences related field and other students graduated at least in BSc, who are interested


Certificate of Participation will be granted to participants with minimum attendance in 75% of sessions as well as completing the final survey.

The certificate of completion can be adapted as a credit toward your path to acquire M.Sc. of Nursing Informatics.

LecturerTitleDateTime (GMT)Time (IRST)
Prof. Dr. Toni Hebda

Connected Health Building Blocks

Saturday, April 1613:30-15:3018:00-20:00
Dr. Melody Rose

Supporting technologies-Big data/AI/CDS

Saturday, April 1613:30-15:3018:00-20:00
Prof. Dr. Carolyn Sipes

Telehealth/telenursing, different types and barriers

Saturday, April 2313:30-15:3018:00-20:00
Prof. Dr. Carolyn Sipes

Integration of telenursing into electronic health records

Saturday, April 3013:30-15:3018:00-20:00
Dr. Asieh darvish

Client and nurse experiences of telenursing

Saturday, April 3013:30-15:3018:00-20:00
Dr. Melody Rose

Mobile health in nursing and issues

Saturday, May 713:30-15:3018:00-20:00

Day 1: Saturday, 16.04.2022


To watch this session on our YouTube Channel please click on this link:


Day 2: Saturday, 23.04.2022


To watch this session on our YouTube Channel please click on this link:


Day 3: Saturday, 30.04.2022


To watch this session on our YouTube Channel please click on this link:


Day 4: Saturday, 07.05.2022


To watch this session on our YouTube Channel please click on this link:


Contact Information:

Tehran University of Medical Sciences                                                        

School of Nursing & Midwifery                                                                   

Department of Medical Surgical Nursing & Basic Sciences                       

Tel: +98-21-88800332, +98-922-2883072