Telemedicine Clinical Presenter with Telestroke Specialty Certificate

Certified Telemedicine Clinical Presenter with Telestroke Specialty

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one American dies from a stroke every 4 minutes. Telestroke programs are created to provide fast response to stroke patients in rural or remote areas. The Certified TeleMedicine Clinical Presenter with Telestroke Specialty Certification (CTCP) is designed so that its graduates will have the skills to correctly and confidently present stroke patients during virtual encounters with physicians and a variety of specialists.

CTCP: Certified Telemedicine Clinical Presenter.
(PREREQUISITE: The CTCP must be clinically trained to complete a basic exam.)

The follow modules are included:

  1. Telemedicine/TeleHealth Essentials
  2. Telemedicine Clinical Applications: Live Video and Store & Forward
  3. Telemedicine Consultation: Before, During and After
  4. Video Conferencing Etiquette, Record Keeping, and Maintaining Presenter Skills
  5. The Attributes of a Successful Telemedicine Program and the Promotion & Advancement of Telehealth
  6. Remote Patient Monitoring
  7. Mobile Technologies and Cloud Computing

TeleStroke Tutorial

The following modules are included:

  1. What is a stroke? 
  2. Stroke Pathology
  3. Initial stroke management
  4. Ischemic & Hemorrhagic Stroke Treatment
  5. Introduction to Stroke Telemedicine

‚ÄčIf you have any questions or concerns regarding this course, please contact HomeTown Health at hthtech@hometownhealthonline.com.

*Disclaimer: The medical information contained in this certification is designed to be used only as a medical and educational reference tool.  It is not intended to be used as a diagnostic decision-making system and must not be used to replace or overrule a physician’s judgement or diagnosis.  The responsibility for decisions regarding actual patient care rest solely with the physician treating a patient.  We disclaim any implied warranty or representation about its accuracy, completeness, or appropriateness for a particular purpose.  Please note that the stroke protocols are subject to change without notice.  You assume full responsibility for using the information in this video, and you understand and agree that UVA Health System and its affiliates are not responsible or liable for any claim, loss, or damage resulting from its use.

Learning Objective

LEARNING OUTCOMES: Upon completion of this certification, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the main drivers behind the expanding application of Telehealth.
  • Define Telehealth and Telemedicine.
  • Describe the benefits of Telehealth.
  • Define the Presenting/Patient Site and Provider Site.
  • Define the roles and responsibilities of the Telehealth Team at the Presenting/ Patient Site
  • Describe the two Clinical Telemedicine Applications: Live Video or Live Interactive Telemedicine Encounter and Store and Forward
  • Describe steps for a Live Telemedicine Video Encounter / Consultation
  • Describe steps for a Store and Forward Telemedicine Consultation
  • Describe the telemedicine exam room and set up.
  • Describe the telemedicine encounter before, during and after the Telemedicine Consultation.
  • Define appropriate video conferencing etiquette for the patient presenter.
  • Explain the necessity to take measures to maintain Telemedicine skills.
  • Describe the importance of good record keeping.
  • Define the attributes of a successful telemedicine program.
  • Describe specific criteria for measuring a successful telemedicine program.
  • Recognize that the goal of marketing is the promotion and advancement of Telehealth.
  • Identify the different groups/organizations to target for telehealth marketing.
  • Identify the benefits that Telehealth brings to the different targeted audiences.
  • Describe a variety of mobile devices used to deliver healthcare services and the methodologies associated with clinical consultations.
  • Describe mobile device security best practices.
  • Discuss how to clean a mobile device.
  • Describe "the cloud" and how it applies to telehealth services.
  • Describe the etiology of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
  • Explain why it is important to act quickly to recognize and treat acute stroke.
  • Name the most common risk factors for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
  • Describe the incidence and basic pathology of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
  • Identify the critical steps of prehospital and emergency department acute stroke care.
  • Compare and contrast the management of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.
  • Describe thrombolytic treatment with tissue plasminogen antigen or “TPA.”
  • Identify major criteria for patient eligibility for thrombolytic treatment
  • Recognize the  basics of post TPA interventional therapies.
  • Identify the components of a Stroke Telemedicine And Tele-education “STAT” Pak
  • Describe the role of the STAT Pak in management of acute stroke.

Learning Outcome Standard:

This course is based on the “Get with the Guidelines” program from The Joint Commission and the national standard for a Certified Telehealth Clinical Presenter.

Learning Outcomes Conditions:

  • Complete self-paced certification in its entirety.
  • Complete certification within 30 days.
  • Pass all quizzes and final with 80% or better.

You will receive a completion certificate with 0.4 CEU/4 credit hours for this course when all Learning Outcomes Conditions have been met.

Approximate Learning Time: 3 - 5 hours
This certification course is online and will take 3-5 hours. You will have 30 days to complete this certification.

Minimum technological requirements: click Online Course Tech Requirements

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Program Details
  • Max Subscription Days:
    30
  • CEU:
    0.4
  • Code:
    htc-ctcptelestroke2020
  • Price:
    US $ 389.00 by AuthorizeNet