In this module, participants will learn about various telehealth technologies available including those needed to meet basic requirements for telehealth as well as innovative technologies aimed to enhance quality of care. Participants will also explore cybersecurity considerations and best practices for the integration of technology.
Identify available telehealth technologies and appropriate uses for each.
List five guiding questions for telehealth technology selection.
Discuss risk reduction strategies and troubleshooting approaches to common issues associated with telehealth technology.
Self-study window: September 11, 2023 - December 8, 2023
* Continuing education credit will be available for completion of this module.
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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.
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.
Scott Valcourt is an associate teaching professor at the Roux Institute at Northeastern University's Portland, ME campus. He teaches courses and learning modules in computer science to advance educational and research opportunities in Maine. His areas of focus include cyberinfrastructure, broadband expansion, telehealth, computer science education (K-20), cybersecurity, AR/VR/XR, and high-performance computing (HPC).
Named "one of the most powerful people in networking" by NetworkWorld Magazine in 2001, Scott has been part of the development process for over a dozen networking technologies as a consortium manager and director of the UNH InterOperability Laboratory from 1993-2004 and as a Research Project Manager in the UNH Computer Science department. Scott was the principal investigator (PI) of Network NH Now, a collaboration of public and private partners, that developed critically needed broadband expansion across NH through more than 750 miles of new and existing fiber and microwave technologies. Scott was the co-PI of the New Hampshire Broadband Mapping and Planning Program that developed a NH broadband plan through a concentrated collection of local, regional and sector-based planning efforts, and serves as a technical consultant to NH GRANIT, the NH GIS clearinghouse, that is developing a more accurate broadband map for NH agencies to assess the state of broadband availability and invest federal and state funds in expanding broadband access to those locations where broadband is lacking.
Scott received his doctorate in Engineering: Systems Design from the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of New Hampshire. He completed his dissertation on "The Identification of Major Factors in the Deployment of a Science DMZ at Small Institutions," and earned a cognate in college teaching simultaneously. He completed his master's in computer science from the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of New Hampshire, where he submitted his thesis on "A Method for the Incorporation of Demand Priority Framing of 100VG-AnyLAN in the TCP/IP Protocol." He has a bachelor's degree in computer science with mathematics emphasis from Saint Anselm College, where he graduated cum laude.
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.