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Telemedicine and Telehealth Overview
The history, progression and current uses of Telemedicine and Telehealth.

Clinical Applications Overview
Clinical services (real-time and store-forward) that have been amenable to telemedicine consultation and how these services can help underserved areas.

Telecardiology
Definition of telecardiology services, requirements to provide this service, and current applications.

Teledermatology
Definition of teledermatology services, requirements to provide this service, and current applications.

Telenursing
How telenursing can help close the nursing shortage gap. Case studies are presented and outcome results are discussed.

Telepathology
Definition of telepathology services, requirements to provide this service, and current applications.

Telepsychiatry
Definition of telepsychiatry services, requirements to provide this service, and current applications.

Teleradiology
Definition of teleradiology services, requirements to provide this service, and current applications.

Teletrauma
Definition of teletrauma services, requirements to provide this service, and current applications.

Case Referral Process
Go through the steps required to set up, carry out and complete a clinical telemedicine referral.

Training Tips
How to set up a telemedicine/telehealth conference training program. Organizing a conference over distance is different than on-site conference management. Includes tips for success.

Training Telepresenters
How to develop good distance communication skills and conduct a telemedicine/telehealth session (how to look and speak, what to wear, etc.).
 

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Distance Education
The role of tele-education in continuing medical education for various healthcare professionals and the necessary components to set up such a program.

Evaluation
The importance of evaluation in telemedicine/telehealth and how it relates to acquiring and organizing data about the program that can be used to obtain funding for increased sustainability.

Business
Sources of funding for telemedicine/telehealth programs, the business model developed and used by the Arizona Telemedicine Program, and paths towards sustainability and business planning.

Facility Design
Go through the steps required to set up a telemedicine/telehealth facility, including placement of the equipment, lighting, wall color, etc.

Video and Data Communication
Basic introduction to networking and data communications. Description of the Internet, local area networks, Ethernet, wireless communications and communication modes (e.g., Internet, satellite, wireless), including the advantages and disadvantages of each as they relate to telemedicine/telehealth.

Telemedicine/Telehealth Network
Basics of how a telemedicine/telehealth network is set up and the roles of various pieces of equipment: CODECs, MCUs, computer applications (e.g.,videoconferencing, Skype), video bridges, gatekeepers, and communication protocols (e.g., H.239).

Culture, Etiquette & Technology
The impact of technology on social interaction and the universal rules of good manners and technology.

Information Services
The best Internet-based information resources available to healthcare professionals and consumers, as identified by university-based librarians.

Challenges & Barriers
The challenges and barriers to implementing a successful telemedicine/telehealth program and lessons learned from successful programs.