Learn to develop a comprehensive and strategic business plan for a telemedicine program. Discuss key legal and policy issues, including HIPAA and JCAHO rules on risk management, standards, regulations, compliance and ethics. Compare and contrast various telemedicine programs with the UC Davis program model to determine best practices for implementing and evaluating programs and emerging technologies. This course is designed for resident physicians, junior and senior specialists, nursing and paramedical professionals, telemedicine coordinators, hospital administrators and graduating medical students who wish to attain the knowledge, understanding and practical preparation for planning, implementing and practicing telemedicine.
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Peter Yellowlees, M.D., M.B.B.S.,is director of the Health Informatics Graduate Program and a professor of psychiatry at UC Davis. He has an international reputation in telemedicine and education delivery and is currently working on projects involving Internet email and video consultation services, as well as the development and validation of asynchronous telepsychiatry. As a member of the Institute of Medicine's review committee, Yellowlees evaluates the national VA mental health services for veterans. He is also a board member of the American Telemedicine Association and HealthLinkNow.
Enroll now through April 2 and complete by June 20. Passwords issued April 7.
You must provide your email address when enrolling to receive your password. Please set up your email account to receive email from "ucdavisextension-onlinelearning.net"; otherwise, the email containing your password may not reach your inbox. You will receive your password via email on the start date, or within two business days of enrolling if you enroll after the start date. From the day you receive your password, you will have until the completion date noted above to complete the course. If you do not receive your password in the time frame noted, please visit the Online Learning Campus Support Center at extensiondlc.net/helpdesk. Open a new ticket, and select "Password Issues" from the Help Topics. This is not a self-paced course. Students will progress through the course together. Lessons will be posted one week at a time. The previous week's lesson will remain available for the duration of the course. Students who enroll after the start date of the course will have to contact the instructor regarding missed lessons.
A stable Internet connection and a current email account. Speakers or headphones to hear audio presentation and the ability to view PDF documents and Flash-based presentations. More info.
10% discount for organizations enrolling three or more people at the same time in the same course. All registrations must be submitted at the same time and fees paid with one check, credit card or purchase order.
4 quarter units academic credit, X420.1
Introduction to Telemedicine 2nd Edition by Wooten, et.al. ISBN 1853156779. Buy this book from the UC Davis Bookstore.
Teleneurology by Wooten ISBN 185315671X,. Buy these books from the UC Davis Bookstore. Your Health in the Information Age: How You and Your Doctor Can Use the Internet to Work Together by Yellowlees ISBN 0595527752,. Buy these books from the UC Davis Bookstore. Telepsychiatry and E-mental Health by Wooten ISBN 1853155497,. Buy these books from the UC Davis Bookstore. Teledermatology by Wooten ISBN 1853155071,. Buy these books from the UC Davis Bookstore. Home Telehealth: Connecting Care Within the Community by Wooten, et.al. ISBN 1853156574 and. Buy these books from the UC Davis Bookstore. History of Telemedicine: Evolution, Context, and Transformation by Bashur & Shannon. ISBN 1934854115. Buy these books from the UC Davis Bookstore.
Refund or transfer requests will be approved, less a $30 processing fee, if a written request is received within two weeks of your start date and if you have not gone beyond Lesson One. Please visit the OLC Support Center at http://ucdavisextension-onlinelearning.net by clicking on the support button in the upper right corner of the website, open a new ticket, then select Course Withdrawal/Transfer Request from the Help Topics. You will need to include your name, the course title and the course section number.
"The teacher is so knowledgeable in the field. This makes it absolutely an amazing experience to attend the course."
Sanaz Martin, clinical nurse II, UCDavis Medical Center, Cardiothoracic Progressive Care Unit, Sacramento, Calif.
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