Mobile Apps and Mental Health

: 2 credits
Expiry Date
: None
CPD Units
: 2.00 Points
: 2.5/4

This study looked at how the use of apps can aid and empower the caregivers of veterans, and therefore any caregiver of a patient who is unable to function normally.

Keywords: Caregivers, telemedicine, stress (psychological), apps

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Editor's comments:
This article could be helpful in the South African context because there are many people who are physically far from face-to-face care.  The article is relevant to counsellors, as they often counsel people who are caregivers..

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. How apps can empower both caregivers and patients.
  2. Which people are more likely to benefit from the use of applications.
  3. Which factors drive caregiver mHealth use within the caregiving context.

Instruction for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz at the end
  • You need to pass the quiz and complete the course rating to generate the module certificate at the end
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz
  • The pass grade is 70%
  • Please click on the CPD certificate link to claim your certificate and to update your CPD Manager

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