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Teleclasses Improve Belonging, Vitality, and Health in Church Homebound

Hayman, Kimberly

Journal of Christian Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/CNJ.0b013e31826708bd
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Abstract

ABSTRACT: Telemedicine or telehealth is a growing area of healthcare, using modern technology and communication resources. This nurse started a teleclass in her church to reach out to and connect homebound members using the telephone and conference calling. The results and health outcomes are astonishing.

In Brief

This nurse started a class in her church to reach out to and connect homebound members using the telephone and conference calling. The results and health outcomes are astonishing.

Author Information

Kimberly Hayman, BSN, RN has 20 years' experience in medical–surgical, home health, long-term care, school health, and quality improvement nursing. She is a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Little Rock, Arkansas. The Teleschool Class began October 2008 and continues to be a thriving ministry. We invite you to be a part of our teleschool class. Please contact St. John Missionary Baptist Church at (501) 975–0900 ext. 223. Pastor, C. Dennis Edwards I.

The author declares no conflict of interest.

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