Below are some tips on how to practice proper telehealth etiquette as a participant.

DO
 Join the session on time
 Make sure your room is well lit and quiet
 Minimize distractions and interruptions by letting other people know you are in a videoconference
 Maintain a professional demeanor while on camera
 Place your mobile phone on silent mode
 Make eye contact with the camera, rather than the monitor, when speaking
 Mute your microphone when you are not speaking
 Use the chatroom to raise your hand, to ask a question or make a comment. Wait for the facilitator to call on you
 Use the chatroom to participate if you do not have a microphone
 Introduce yourself and your institution before you speak
 Bring questions
 Complete the session evaluation
 Participate!

DON’T
X Position your camera too low or too high
X Do other work while participating in the session
X Join from a noisy place
X Talk while someone else is speaking
X Have unrelated conversations or talk on the phone during the session
X Criticize another participant or colleague
X Share your screen without permission

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