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Certified Telehealth Interprofessional Team Training

This continuing nursing education offering has been submitted to the St. David’s School of Nursing at Texas State University for approval to award nursing contact hours. The St. David’s School of Nursing at Texas State University is an approved provider of continuing education by the Alabama Board of Nursing, ABNP1544, expiration date 10/28/2023.

Course Description

This intensive 6-week training will provide you the education you need to confidently and competently offer evidence-based, safe, effective telehealth services to your patients. These skills will allow you to build the type of telehealth team and service that is right for you and your facility. Two unique components of this course are its focus on the patient experience and how to train your colleagues and/or students for telehealth practice. Additionally, you will build a proposal for telehealth services and receive input and feedback from faculty and an interdisciplinary team of colleagues. Exclusive to this course is complete access to the entire holdings of the Library at Texas State University.

Frequently Asked Questions

Key Competencies

  • What you need to know before you get started
  • Interprofessional team roles
  • Legal & ethical issues
  • Building a case for your desired telehealth practice
  • Practicing telehealth scenarios
  • Technology use and strategies
  • Patient assessment and management consideration for telehealth
  • Practicing your telehealth pitch

Module Length

6 weeks with iterative deadlines

Course Materials

The Telehealth Program cost includes all materials for the course assignments, and each module will also avail you with related resources that help build a cadre of support, e.g., telehealth team job descriptions, additional telehealth services, and in-depth reading on a telehealth topic.


Telehealth proposal consultation provided during the course at no charge.

Course Hours and CEU's

  • 18 CEU's
  • 18 contact hours


  • Health professionals
  • Graduate students
  • Undergraduate students, with approval

Course Cost


Learner Outcomes

  • Define the history and present status of telehealth and telemedicine.
  • Cite successful examples for the application of telehealth.
  • Recognize the roles of the telehealth team for the effective delivery of telehealth.
  • Explore the interdisciplinary integrated care model and telehealth.
  • Implement proven telehealth practices.

Course Dates

This course includes one initial, synchronous online meeting, followed by self-paced student work. The course will conclude with an online project meeting, at a date to be determined after the course begins.

Spring 2021

Initial synchronous meeting:

  • Date TBD
  • Time TBD

"COVID19 has brought a new awareness to the surface—the fact that we can still connect when we’re apart. This concept for healthcare providers is like a lifeline for many patients in the urban and rural areas. For nursing programs, it is imperative to offer a curriculum that is relevant to these changing times. For educators, preparing students to discover the use of technology in the form of Telehealth as a way of caring for their patients is strategic pedagogy. For students, applying Telehealth into practice is life-changing."

- Professor Dinorah Martinez-Anderson, South University Department of Nursing

Information and Assistance

For questions regarding the content of this course, please contact the Texas Something or Other at 512-245-1234 or

For assistance with the registration or payment processes, please contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning at 512-245-2507 or

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