CORE Concepts in Telehealth Certificate Program

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Certificate Overview

Telehealth has expanded exponentially across the health care continuum. Telehealth has a profound adaptability to diverse technology modalities, business models, specialties, disciplines, and locations. When the patient is at the center of implementation and ongoing workflow, benefits of telehealth create connectedness and optimization of health care resources. The American Board of Telehealth’s CORE – Clinical, Operational, Regulatory and Ethics – Concepts in Telehealth Certificate Program provides a comprehensive curriculum enabling the learner to develop knowledge of telehealth concepts for successful implementation and delivery across a broad spectrum of service areas.


Why get certification?

  • Validate you have the knowledge needed to succeed in the field
  • Demonstrate commitment to your profession
  • Show dedication to maintaining quality and competency in your work
  • Encourage life-long learning and professional development

Who should attend:

  • Training for individuals: Health care students and professionals interested in or currently practicing telehealth including physicians, advanced practice providers, pharmacists, nurses, social workers, health care administration and information technology.
  • Training for groups: Health care organizations and educational institutions can train as a team and save.

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites.

Instructional Approach:

  • Online, self-paced program offering flexibility to the learner
  • Interactive, engaging content including video and case scenarios
  • Examples and useful resources


The CORE Concepts in Telehealth Certificate Program is launched in sequence with the publication of validated telehealth competency development with Harvard Medical Faculty Physician Group. Modules included within the program include:

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Estimated completion time: 8-10 hours


Continuing Education Credits

Disclosure of faculty financial affiliations

The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing as a Joint Accreditation Provider adhere to the ACCME Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, released in December 2020, as well as Commonwealth of Virginia statutes, University of Virginia policies and procedures, and associated federal and private regulations and guidelines. As the accredited provider for this CE/IPCE activity, we are responsible for ensuring that healthcare professionals have access to professional development activities that are based on best practices and scientific integrity that ultimately supports the care of patients and the public.

All individuals involved in the development and delivery of content for an accredited CE/IPCE activity are expected to disclose relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies occurring within the past 24 months (such as grants or research support, employee, consultant, stock holder, member of speakers bureau, etc.).  The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing employ appropriate mechanisms to resolve potential conflicts of interest and ensure the educational design reflects content validity, scientific rigor and balance for participants.  Questions about specific strategies can be directed to the University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia.

The faculty, staff and planning committee engaged in the development of this CE/IPCE activity in the Joint Accreditation CE Office of the School of Medicine and School of Nursing have no financial affiliations to disclose.

Disclosure of discussion of non-FDA approved uses for pharmaceutical products and/or medical devices

As a Joint Accreditation provider, the University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing, requires that all faculty presenters identify and disclose any off-label or experimental uses for pharmaceutical and medical device products. It is recommended that each clinician fully review all the available data on new products or procedures prior to clinical use.


Amanda Allison, RN; Roxanne Baker, MD; Mandy Bell; Kathleen Bunch Meneses, MS; Katie DeJong, DO; Melissa Determan; Tom Durfee; Brian Erikson; Trisha Ferwerda; Whitney Flanagan BAN, MBA, RN-BYC; Cari Filley, MBA; Patt Herr, BSN; Nathaniel Lackman, JD; Tom Likely;  Darcy Litzen, MS; Lisa Leuning, MBA; Angel Luttmann; Luke Mack, MA; Ted McCann, BS; Lindsey Meyers; Seth Parsons, MD; Dan Rafferty; Kelly Rhone, MD; Delores Schlotterback, RN; Janell Simpkins, MD; Kristi Sidel; Michele Snyders, MSW; Rebecca Vande Keift, BSN; Megan Wexler, SW as members of the planning and content committees have not disclosed any relevant financial relationships.

Accreditation and Designation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Avera eCare and the University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 7.5 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.
The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing designates this enduring material for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.TM   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing awards 7.5 contact hour(s) for nurses who participate in this educational activity and complete the post activity evaluation.

The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing awards 7.5 hours of participation (consistent with the designated number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM  or ANCC contact hours) to a participant who successfully completes this educational activity. The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing maintains a record of participation for six (6) years.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The University of Virginia School of Medicine and School of Nursing maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 6 continuing education
MOC Self-assessment MOC II credit:

Successful completion of this activity, planned in accordance with the needed MOC requirements, enables the participant to earn MOC Part II Self-assessment points equivalent to the amount of AMA PRA Category 1TM claimed for the activity, through the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) joint initiative to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Activities. The awarded transcript provides for both AMA PRA Category 1TM and MOC II Self-assessment credit for the following participating boards:

·         American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

·         American Board of Pediatrics

Note: It is the accredited provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to the ACCME for the purpose of granting MOC II Self-assessment credit for the above boards.  For learners wishing to receive credit through a Member Board not included above, please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.


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