HI 6303 Introduction to Telehealth
(2 hours lecture/3 hours laboratory/week lecture/demonstration/discussion)
3 semester credit hours/meets part of advanced informatics component
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor
The course will provide an overview of telehealth in the context of the general health care system. It will survey the application of telehealth in various medical specialties and different settings, e.g., rural, military/aerospace and corrections. The course will identify key issues in implementing and operating a telehealth program including technology, economics, law/ethics, training, protocol development, and evaluation.