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Fundamentals of Telehealth

Module Overview 

In this module, participants are introduced to fundamental information necessary to support successful telehealth practice across disciplines. Key content includes the history of telehealth, telehealth terminology, the digital divide and ethical considerations.  

Learning Objectives 

  1. Summarize important historical milestones in telehealth including major drivers of telehealth use. 

  2. Describe the four telehealth modalities and appropriate applications in the delivery of care. 

  3. Discuss three key ethical considerations related to the use of telehealth.


  • Self-study window: September 11, 2023 - December 8, 2023  

Contact Hours: 5  

* Continuing education credit will be available for completion of this module.

Price: $150 

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* Southern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center is an approved provider with distinction of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

1.0 contact hours Activity Number: 1509

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Southern NH AHEC and The University of New Hampshire. The Southern NH AHEC is accredited by the NH Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Southern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA category 1 Credit (s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

1.0 CEUs pending approval from NASW NH.

The Southern NH Area Health Education Center has requested up to 1.0 hours from the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the Credentialing Agency for the American Dietetic Association.

For other professionals: 1.0 professional hours of continuing education

UNH is offering 25 total contact hours for the entire certificate program and 5 hours per module. Depending on your profession, you may be able to submit these instead of CEU’s. 

Instructor Bios


Fundamentals of Telehealth

  • Jennifer Chadbourne

    Jennifer Chadbourne

    Jen Chadbourne is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of New Hampshire and a faculty member of the UNH Telehealth Practice Center. She teaches a variety of courses on the topics of nutrition, food science, diabetes, and telehealth. Jen also works clinically as a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. As part of a virtual care team, her clinical work focuses on the delivery of individualized diabetes care via telehealth and the integration of remote patient monitoring technology.

  • Marguerite Corvini

    Dr. Marguerite Corvini is the associate director of the UNH Telehealth Practice Center (TPC). She has a focus on building telehealth and eHealth educational programming for students and professionals in the field with an emphasis on bridging the digital eHealth divide. Dr. Corvini has worked with colleagues at UNH and within the community to make technology more accessible in rural areas. Dr. Corvini is a social worker by training, received her doctorate in education in 2022, and currently works as a telemental health provider part-time. 

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