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CTCP | CTC | CTCP Telestroke


Certified Telemedicine Clinical Presenter  | Apply Now

The Certified Telemedicine Clinical Presenter Certification (CTCP) is designed so that its graduates will have the skills to correctly and confidently present patients during virtual encounters with physicians and a variety of specialists.

PREREQUISITE: The CTCP must be clinically trained to complete a basic exam.

CTCP Certification includes the following modules:

  • Telemedicine/Telehealth Essentials
  • Telemedicine Clinical Applications:  Live Video and Store & Forward
  • Telemedicine Consultation: Before, During and After
  • Video Conferencing Etiquette, Record Keeping, and Maintaining Presenter Skills
  • The Attributes of a Successful Telemedicine Program and the Promotion & Advancement of Telehealth
  • Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM)

LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon completion of this certification, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the main drivers behind the expanding application of Telehealth.
  • Define Telehealth and Telemedicine.
  • Describe the benefits of Telehealth.
  • Define the Presenting/Patient Site and Provider Site.
  • Define the roles and responsibilities of the Telehealth Team at the Presenting/ Patient Site.
  • Describe the two Clinical Telemedicine Applications: Live Video or Live Interactive Telemedicine Encounter and Store and Forward.
  • Describe steps for a Live Telemedicine Video Encounter / Consultation & Store and Forward Telemedicine Consultation.
  • Describe the telemedicine exam room and set up.
  • Describe the telemedicine encounter before, during and after the Telemedicine Consultation.
  • Define appropriate video conferencing etiquette for the patient presenter.
  • Explain the necessity to take measures to maintain Telemedicine skills.
  • Describe the importance of good record keeping.
  • Define the attributes of a successful telemedicine program.
  • Describe specific criteria for measuring a successful telemedicine program.
  • Recognize that the goal of marketing is the promotion and advancement of Telehealth.
  • Identify the different groups/organizations to target for telehealth marketing.
  • Identify the benefits that Telehealth brings to the different targeted audiences.

Learning Outcomes Standard: Based upon the national standard for a Certified Telehealth Clinical Presenter.

Learning Outcomes Conditions:

  • Complete self-paced certification in its entirety.
  • Complete certification within 30 days.
  • Pass all quizzes and final with 80% or better.

You will receive a completion certificate with 0.3 CEU/3 credit hours for this course when all Learning Outcomes Conditions have been met.

 


Certified Telehealth Coordinator | Apply Now

The Certified Telehealth Coordinator (CTC) Certification Program is designed so that its graduates will have the skills to correctly and confidently coordinate virtual encounters with physicians and a variety of specialists.

PREREQUISITE: None.

CTC Certification includes the following modules:

  • Telehealth Overview and Applications
  • Technology Used & Live Interactive Visit
  • The Telehealth Coordinator and the Telehealth Team
  • Certified Telehealth Coordinator: Clinic Basics and Working with the Telehealth Presenter
  • Certified Telehealth Coordinator: Attributes of Successful TeleHealth Programs & Building Awareness and Support for the Telehealth Program
  • Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM)

LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon completion of this certification, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the main drivers behind the expanding application of Telehealth.
  • Define Telehealth and Telemedicine.
  • Describe the benefits of Telehealth.
  • Explain the role of the Telehealth Coordinator.
  • Define the Presenting/Patient Site and Provider Site.
  • Describe the technology required for Telehealth Services.
  • Describe the two Clinical Telemedicine Applications: Live Video or Live Interactive Telemedicine Encounter and Store and Forward.
  • Define the roles and responsibilities of the Telehealth Team at the Presenting/Patient Site and Provider/Specialty Site.
  • Define the members of the Telehealth Team.
  • Describe the telemedicine encounter before, during and after the Telemedicine Consultation.
  • Describe the telemedicine exam room and set up.
  • Explain appropriate video conferencing etiquette for the patient presenter.
  • Verbalize attributes of a successful telehealth program.
  • Explain the necessity to take measures to maintain telehealth skills.
  • Define the importance of good record keeping.
  • Verbalize specific criteria for measuring a successful telemedicine program.
  • Recognize the goal of marketing which is the promotion and advancement of telehealth.
  • Identify the different groups/organizations to target for telehealth marketing.
  • Identify the benefits that telehealth brings to different targeted audiences.

Learning Outcomes Standard: Based upon the Certified Telehealth Coordinator National Standard.

Learning Outcomes Conditions:

  • Complete self-paced certification in its entirety.
  • Complete certification within 30 days.
  • Pass all quizzes and final with 80% or better.

You will receive a completion certificate with 0.3 CEU/3 credit hours for this course when all Learning Outcomes Conditions have been met.

 


Certified Telemedicine Clinical Presenter with Telestroke Specialty | Apply Now

The Certified Telemedicine Clinical Presenter Certification (CTCP) with a telestroke speciality is designed so that graduates will have the skills to correctly and confidently present stroke patients during virtual encounters with physicians and a variety of specialists.

There are two courses for the the student to complete in order to meet the certification requirements.

1. CTCP Certification includes the following modules:

  • Telemedicine/Telehealth Essentials
  • Telemedicine Clinical Applications: Live Video and Store & Forward
  • Telemedicine Consultation: Before, During and After
  • Video Conferencing Etiquette, Record Keeping, and Maintaining Presenter Skills
  • The Attributes of a Successful Telemedicine Program and the Promotion & Advancement of Telehealth
  • Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM)

2. Telestroke Certification includes the following topics:

  • What is stroke?
    • Ischemic strokes
    • Hemorrhagic strokes
    • Incidence
    • Basic pathology
    • Basic Risk factors and prevention
    • Clinical features/presentation
  • Initial management
    • EMS and prehospital care
    • Acute care principles
  • Ischemic stroke treatment
    • Clot lysis with intravenous rtPA
    • Clot retrieval devices
  • Hemorrhagic stroke treatment
    • Basic management and differences with ischemic stroke care
  • Basic concepts of stroke telemedicine
  • The Stroke Telemedicine And Tele-education (STAT) system of care
    • Breakdown of contents
    • Role of providers (i.e. checklists)
    • Data collection

Learning Outcomes for both courses:

  • Discuss the main drivers behind the expanding application of Telehealth.
  • Define Telehealth and Telemedicine.
  • Describe the benefits of Telehealth.
  • Define the Presenting/Patient Site and Provider Site.
  • Define the roles and responsibilities of the Telehealth Team at the Presenting/ Patient Site.
  • Describe the telemedicine exam room and set up.
  • Describe the telemedicine encounter before, during and after the Telemedicine Consultation.
  • Define appropriate video conferencing etiquette for the patient presenter.
  • Explain the necessity to take measures to maintain Telemedicine skills.
  • Describe the importance of good record keeping.
  • Define the attributes of a successful telemedicine program.
  • Describe specific criteria for measuring a successful telemedicine program.
  • Recognize that the goal of marketing is the promotion and advancement of Telehealth.
  • Identify the benefits that Telehealth brings to the different targeted audiences.
  • Describe the etiology of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
  • Explain why it is important to act quickly to recognize and treat actue stroke.
  • Name most common risk factors for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
  • Describe the incidence and basic pathology of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
  • Identify the critical steps of prehospital and emergency department acute stroke care.
  • Describe the clinical features of the two types of stroke.
  • Compare and contrast the management of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
  • Describe thrombolytic treatment with tissue plasminogen antigen or “tPA”. Identify major criteria for patient eligibility for thrombolytic treatment, and understand the basics of post TPA interventional therapies.
  • Identify the components of a Stroke Telemedicine And Tele-education “STAT” Pak. Describe the role of the STAT Pak in management of acute stroke.