The Professional Certificate in Telehealth offered by Northeastern University’s Bouvé College is an 9-module online program designed for clinicians of all practices and healthcare administrators who understand the importance and timeliness of a virtual care model. The program consists of the following topics
The Psychology of Virtual Communications
This module considers how to enhance the skills of clinicians using technology to communicate with each other when they are not physically face-to-face.
Social and Immersive Media in Healthcare
We explore the use of social media applications as adjuncts in care delivery through enhanced understanding of social networking.
Interprofessional and Virtual Team Management
How do we develop a better understanding and use of teamwork in care pathways by promoting coordination, collaboration, communication and decision making to achieve optimal healthcare outcomes?
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
In this module, we look at the use of technology platforms for performing or enhancing tasks that normally require human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages.
Explores the interdisciplinary study of the design, development, adoption, and application of IT-based innovations in healthcare services delivery, management, and planning.
Remote Care Delivery and Operational Requirements
This module reviews best practices related to the use of virtual care technologies and operational cost-benefit tools for determining approaches by health care organizations.
Legal, Regulatory, Privacy and Security Requirements in Telehealth and Telecare
This module explores the major regulatory, cybersecurity and financial considerations related to telehealth/telecare services offerings by health care organizations.
Immersive Media and Technology Trends and Innovation
This module is an overview of the major technology trends, i.e., augmented, immersive and other technologies, and the implications for health care organizations in designing, developing and delivering telehealth and telecare services.
We review best practices and frameworks in assessing technology tool sets related to care delivery.