Intention to Use Psychedelic drugs in Care of psychiatric patients
Bander Alkhudairi, Hasan Alkhudairi, Mohammed Alkarni
Telemedicine is becoming ever more prevalent in healthcare, especially after the Covid-19 pandemic which meant restrictions on people visiting healthcare facilities in person. This paper briefly examines the role of telemedicine in the Saudi health service, especially since the introduction of several applications by the Ministry of Health. Using the Technology Acceptance Model, the proposed study aims to identify how useful Saudi nurses perceived telemedicine to be, how easy they perceive it to be, how these factors affect their intention to make use of telemedicine and how these two factors (perceived usefulness and perceived ease of use) relate to each other. Data for this study was gathered by means of an online survey and a sample of Saudi nurses was obtained by recruiting on social media and asking participants to find others. The descriptive and inferential statistical analyses of the data were achieved through SPSS. The findings revealed that around 42 nurses who have experience of using telemedicine in Palliative care. In conclusion, survey result showed more positive response rate for using technologies in the palliative care. Perception of the patients was very positive and satisfactory; they felt that the use of telemedicine through tablets and video calls was an easy, advantageous and understandable option.