College of Health Sciences

Telehealth

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Program Summary

SUMMER 2021
Application Dates: 04/16/2021
Start Dates: 05/11/2021
FALL 2021
Application Dates: 07/23/2021
Start Dates: 08/23/2021
SPRING 2022
Application Dates: 12/6/2021
Start Dates: 01/10/2022
CREDITS AND COST
Credits required: 9
Cost per credit: $693

Joneen Lowman

Director of Graduate Certificate

Associate Professor

College of Health Sciences

900 S. Limestone; CTW 120

218-0475

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Develop the expertise to effectively use telehealth in diverse settings to improve patient access to care and enhance medical outcomes. This graduate certificate is designed for students enrolled in healthcare graduate programs and practicing healthcare professionals seeking to expand their skill sets.

Program Summary

SUMMER 2021
Application Dates: 04/16/2021
Start Dates: 05/11/2021
FALL 2021
Application Dates: 07/23/2021
Start Dates: 08/23/2021
SPRING 2022
Application Dates: 12/6/2021
Start Dates: 01/10/2022
CREDITS AND COST
Credits required: 9
Cost per credit: $693

Maximizing Access to Healthcare

This one-year 9-credit online interprofessional certificate methodically prepares you to be a leader in the development, implementation, and evaluation of telehealth models. Course content will cover information relevant to telehealth use across generations and associated contexts of care (e.g., medical, schools, home). Upon completion of the certificate, you will be able to:

  1. Implement telehealth in a variety of settings with diverse patient populations across the lifespan in accordance with professional ethics and state and federal rules and regulations.
  2. Train support personnel to assist the healthcare provider and patient during a telehealth encounter.
  3. Develop, market, and evaluate a telehealth program considering multiple levels, including consumer, provider, organization, community, and policy.
  4. Use interprofessional practices within a telehealth model.

 

REQUIRED COURSES
The three courses are offered in consecutive order with a new cohort accepted each Summer.
     • RHB 730: Introduction to Telehealth (3 credits, offered in Summer)
     • RHB 731: Telehealth & Professional Practices (3 credits, offered in Fall)
     • RHB 732: Clinical Practice within a Telehealth Environment (3 credits, offered in Spring)

Full course details can be viewed here.

Classes are completed online. A $10 per credit distance learning fee is required. 
Students must attend an in-person class on the Lexington campus once per semester.
During the in-person meeting, students will complete various certificate-related activities, including testing, skills assessments, and simulations.

Application Requirements


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Joneen Lowman

Director of Graduate Certificate

Associate Professor

College of Health Sciences

900 S. Limestone; CTW 120

218-0475

State Authorization & Licensure

If you plan to complete a University of Kentucky online program while living outside of Kentucky, you should check the Out-of-State Students page to determine if the University of Kentucky is authorized to provide this program in your state of residence. If you plan to use the degree to seek licensure, you should also determine if the degree meets the educational requirements for licensure in your state.