Telehealth Training Courses
Fundamentals of Telemedicine
MedRet Healthcare Academy
Telemedicine is here to stay and become more comprehensive andintegrated.
There is a strong demand for every telemedicine practitioner tohave a formal training certificate to maintain patient safety andquality of care to high standards.
There are 3 main challenges in the use of telehealth use byclinicians:
(Basic knowledge if the technology)
Effective communication in remote access
Ethical & Legal implications
in virtual consultation context
Why is it important?
Clinicians will be fully liable if the relevant good practice guidelinesare not followed and it is expected that individuals get formal skilldevelopment as part of their continued professional development.
What does this course offer?
This online self-directed learning resource provides a structuredcourse content which is user friendly and very relevant to thepractical challenges of becoming a telemedicine clinician.
The course director is American board certified telehealthpractitioner
firstname.lastname@example.org What does this course entail?
This course includes:
7 modules, each approximately 45 minutes of study time.
Evolution of telemedicine
Digital healthcare ecosystems
Setting up a telehealth clinic
Ethical and legal challenges
Art of virtual consultations & communications
References for further consolidation of learning
Reflective writing for a personalised account of individual practice
How do I enroll on to this course ?
Email email@example.com to get enrolment instructions. The directpayment option is also there from the course webpage.
We encourage emailing first as individual access can be facilitated.
What is the course fee?
Full access and certificate of completion with MedRet Academyaccredited 5 CPD points
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Introduction to Telehealth
University of Texas
The course will provide an overview of telehealth in the context of the general health care system. It will survey the application of telehealth in various medical specialties and different settings, e.g., rural, military/aerospace and corrections. The course will identify key issues in implementing and operating a telehealth program, including technology, economics, law/ethics, training, protocol development, and evaluation.
Upon successfully completing this course, the student will:
Identify and characterize the three main categories of telemedicine.
Summarize the legal, ethical, and policy implications of telehealth applications.
Evaluate and critique the return on investment of telehealth to various stakeholders.
Categorize the security protocols that must be in place to conduct a telemedicine practice.
Arizona Telemedicine Training Program
University of Arizona
The Arizona Telemedicine Training Program and the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center offers 1-day training courses on telemedicine and telehealth. There are two tracks offered throughout the year; 1) Developing a Telemedicine Program and 2) Telemedicine Applications. ATP's staff and colleagues, many of whom are national experts in telehealth, distance education and the business of telemedicine, teach both tracks. The Arizona Telemedicine Training Program is accredited by the American Telemedicine Association. Advanced Registration is required to attend ATP training courses.
Central Penn College
Central Penn College will offer a telehealth course to meet the demand for healthcare employees skilled in this growing service area. The five-week course is offered completely online and will begin on July 6.
The certificate is accelerated and easily completed in five weeks. This non-credit, non-degree course is completely online and is affordable ($995, all-inclusive) for practices and practitioners, as well as administrators and professionals who consult in the healthcare field.
The course will be taught by Dr. Krista Wolfe, Dean of the School of Health Sciences; Dr. Kimberly Tanish, Program Director of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program; and other faculty members in the college’s health sciences department.
Telemedicine for Ophthalmology - PGCert
University College London
Telemedicine for Ophthalmology PGCert is aimed at allied health professionals working in ophthalmology who want to advance their knowledge and skills in order to address the rapid changes in healthcare towards digital health and telemedicine. Students will be introduced to health informatics in the context of eHealth and telemedicine systems, supported by specialist modules in diagnostic imaging for ocular diseases. Our researchers have pioneered AI breakthroughs developed with Moorfields Eye Hospital and Deepmind, stem cell-based discoveries for regenerative treatments and neuroscience innovations through Cortex Lab. Many of the scientific breakthroughs and inventions of academics at the Institute of Ophthalmology go on to be spinoff companies through UCL
The main aim of the programme is to give working medical and non-medical ophthalmic professionals specialised knowledge that will enable them to design and evaluate telemedicine and eHealth technologies for ophthalmic patients. It will also prepare them for taking on expanded roles in this growing digital health economy.
Introduction to Clinical Telehealth
The University of Queensland
Globally, telehealth is a popular, clinically effective communication vehicle that is rapidly becoming mainstream. This course introduces students to the key concepts relating to the use of telehealth to improve patient-centred clinical care. Course material covers the historical development of clinical telehealth in Australia and the contributions of other significant research innovators. A range of clinical telehealth applications will be explored using case examples that are relevant to today's health priority areas. Students will review relevant guidelines and standards relating to telehealth integration and everyday practice of telehealth to provide equitable access to healthcare irrespective of the consumer's geographical location.
Telehealth for Physiotherapy Programme
The aim of this programme is to widen your understanding of telehealth and enable you to implement telehealth appropriately in physiotherapy.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
Introduction to Telehealth
Clinical Triaging and Practical Considerations in Telehealth
Telehealth Technology Selection
General Patient Assessment and Management in Telehealth
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.
Telehealth Providers of the Future
Medical University of South Carolina
This course provides health professions students with a detailed examination of the use of telehealth processes to transform the provision of healthcare. Through an interprofessional context, students will explore clinical, research and educational initiatives currently underway across South Carolina. Students will learn the history and status of telehealth activities; engage with live telehealth learning experiences; understand the use of telehealth to improve healthcare access and population health; explore how team-based and academic/community partnerships can be used to advance care; and embrace the changing models of care resulting from advancing telehealth technologies.
Advanced Telehealth Coordinator Certificate
University of Delaware
Telehealth initiatives hold exciting potential to address healthcare access issues in Delaware and beyond, whether from shortfalls in critical healthcare specialties, or in under-served geographic locations. Telehealth also provides innovative ways to meet the demands of an aging population, reduce inappropriate use of emergency departments, prevent hospital readmissions, bring care to the most appropriate setting and more.
UD’s Advanced Telehealth Coordinator Certificate program highlights the benefits and opportunities of telehealth implementations like:
patient videoconference visits with medical practitioners
virtual mental health and counseling appointments
virtual access to specialists in rural and high-need areas
remote patient monitoring programs
personalized follow-up programs for patient treatment regimens
mHealth (mobile health), eICU (electronic intensive care unit) and more
This certificate program provides the foundations of telehealth for participants interested in utilizing telehealth for the delivery of healthcare, including technology evaluation, business and operational considerations, regulations, ethics, privacy and more.
The Advanced Telehealth Coordinator Certificate program is offered in a flexible online format with some scheduled requirements and assignments.
Introduction to Telehealth and Telecare
Buck New University
This course provides a general introduction to telehealth, telecare and assistive technology and explains how this can help people with long term health conditions live safely in their own home.
Areas covered include:
- Background to telehealth and telecare
- Telehealth and telecare in the UK
- Supporting long-term conditions
- The legal and ethical aspects
- Technology meets health and social care.
On completion of this course you will have
A basic knowledge of the way health and social care can work at a distance
Understand the key drivers of the development and implementation of telehealth and telecare
Appreciate how technology can help provide more effective and a high quality of care.
Start A Virtual Practice: Telemedicine Masterclass for US Doctors
Welcome to the ONLY comprehensive introductory course on telemedicine and health technology in the United States! By the end of this course you will have the framework and resources to get started in telemedicine - a process you can begin immediately following course completion. From the basics to navigating reimbursement, this course will give you the knowledge and confidence to embark on your journey in telemedicine.
The emergency medicine telemedicine fellowship
Department of Emergency Medicine at the George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates
The purpose of the fellowship program is to develop future leaders in telemedicine and digital health. The program accepts physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.
The program promotes the development and delivery of telemedicine programs for both domestic and international organizations, by way of experiences in existing telemedicine programs at the MFA, development of new telemedicine opportunities, telemedicine research, education and mentoring. We hope to educate and train the future leaders who can bring together innovative technologies, effective business models, and novel applications to enhance delivery of medical care via technology. The program provides opportunity for collaboration among emergency medicine faculty and faculty at other medical and surgical disciplines as well as engineering and business. We aspire to enable physicians to develop clinical competence in the delivery of telemedicine, leadership in establishing new programs, basic technical knowledge of telehealth delivery, and experience in order to significantly impact the rapidly growing and changing field of telemedicine, telehealth, remote health monitoring, and mobile health.
Telemedicine: A Practical Guide for Incorporation into your Practice
American College of Physicians
Telemedicine has become an integral part of the health care system. It provides patients, physicians, healthcare providers and staff a flexible option to meet health care needs. This course will cover the benefits of using Telemedicine as well as practical steps on how to incorporate it into your practice.
This educational program was developed with the support of an unrestricted educational grant from Amwell.
Telehealth - Embracing technology in healthcare
Charles Strut University
Telehealth - Embracing technology in healthcare aims to:
Provide key concepts of telehealth and its role within healthcare
Educate health students and professionals to deliver appropriate telehealth services
Promote the awareness and opportunities to incorporate telehealth in healthcare delivery
Course content, patient scenarios, resources, and guides have a focus on the current telehealth practice within the Three Rivers footprint. The modules have been designed to be easy to navigate and to include interactive opportunities for students and health professionals.
Digital Health: Use of Technology in Health and Social Care
University of Cumbria
This module aims to give you an in-depth understanding of how technology can be used to support health and/or social care outcomes.
This module is suitable to be studied as a stand-alone module and is designed for use across a range of disciplines. It is a pre-requisite for the module - Digital Health: Work-based project. When studied together, these modules form Postgraduate Certificate Digital Health; with the option to build this into either PGDip or MSc.
Telehealth Facilitator Certificate
Thomas Jefferson University
Soon telehealth programs will not be able to run without a Telehealth Facilitator, however formalized training is scarce and underdeveloped. In response to this need, a Telehealth Facilitator Certificate Program was designed by the National Academic Center for Telehealth at Thomas Jefferson University
TELEMEDICINE: CONDUCTING AN EFFECTIVE PHYSICAL EXAM
Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College
This one hour educational course will demonstrate the physical exam over telehealth, give the learner some creative ways in which physical exams can be done over video visits, outline which complaints can be treated, and how to think differently about our physical exam practice. At the end of the course, the student will be able to understand how to do an effective physical exam over telehealth and go forward utilizing it in their clinical practice.