STAR Telehealth

New College Institute’s STAR Telehealth program provides an opportunity for continuing education, career advancement, and professional development to equip tomorrow’s telehealth professionals to meet the rapidly growing demand for telehealth education.  Telehealth encompasses a variety of technologies to deliver and enhance virtual medical, health, and education services.

The rapid growth in telehealth for health care delivery highlights the need to prepare the workforce for the anticipated shift from fee-for-service to value-based care.  Value-based care and other care pathways create the need to develop new care delivery models requiring new skills and resulting in demand for training and coordination.  Professional development is a critical factor in the ability of telehealth to achieve its massive potential and

New College Institute addresses the shift in healthcare practice and care coordination by delivering an innovative training program with multiple academic partners to facilitate incorporation of knowledge of telehealth into medical training and preparation of the workforce.

New College Institute provides opportunities through innovative partnerships with the University of Virginia’s Karen S. Rheuban Center for Telehealth & Center for Credentialing Education (“CCE”).

Partners who supported development of this program include:

BC-TMH: Board Certified – Telemental Health Training Content $50.00 per module

New College Institute is providing these courses in collaboration with the Center for Credentialing and Education

Video-based telemental health is a rapidly growing field spanning multiple mental health disciplines. Today’s mental health professionals seek the best practices and credibility to offer safe and effective services to their clients. The Board Certified–Telemental Health Provider (BC-TMH) credential is designed to meet this need. The BC-TMH gives mental health providers the training, knowledge, and credibility that clients and employers demand.

Qualifying individuals who complete the Board Certified – Telemental Health training content are eligible to apply for the Board Certified – Telemental Health Provider (BC-TMH) credential.

Courses can be taken individually.  A certificate of completion can be obtained once the learning outcome conditions are met for each course.

For screen shots of helpful hints on how to purchase, access, and start the training modules for the Telemental Health Training content, please click the following link: BCTMH Training Content Navigation Helpful Hints

Links to Board Certified Telemental Health Training Content Below:

  1. Introduction to Telemental Health
  2. Presentation skills for Telemental Health
  3. HIPAA Compliance for Telemental Health
  4. Choosing and Using Telemental Health Technology
  5. Best Practices for Telemental Health
  6. Settings and Care for Telemental Health
  7. Orienting Clients/Patients to Telemental Health 
  8. Crisis Planning and Protocols for Telemental Health 
  9. Direct to Consumer Telemental Health

CTCP: Certified Telemedicine Clinical Presenter  $299.00

The Certified Telemedicine Clinical Presenter Certification (CTCP) is designed to provide the skills to correctly and confidently present patients during virtual encounters with physicians and a variety of specialists.

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CTC: Certified Telehealth Coordinator $299.00

The Certified Telehealth Coordinator (CTC) Certification Program is designed to provide skills to correctly and confidently coordinate virtual encounters with physicians and a variety of specialists.

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CTCP – TS: Certified Telemedicine Clinical Presenter with Telestroke Specialty $389.00

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- TS) is designed to provide the skills to correctly and confidently present stroke patients during virtual encounters with physicians and a variety of specialists.

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Telehealth and HIPAA $18.00

As telehealth programs expand nationwide, it is important for facilities providing telehealth services to be familiar, and compliant, with the established Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards. This course is designed to ensure telehealth professionals have a strong understanding of the guiding provisions of the HIPAA laws pertaining to Professional Health Information (PHI), distribution and protection of PHI, as well as how HIPAA applies in the telehealth setting.

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Foundations of Telehealth $95.00

The Foundations of Telehealth is an overview course designed to provide clinicians, healthcare teams, technologists, administrators and public policy experts with a broad-based summary of telehealth, and the technical, professional, regulatory and financial considerations affecting the delivery of services. The Foundations in Telehealth course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of current technologies and care delivery models and an introduction to the public policies that inform telehealth practice.

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Technology Professional Trainer Certificate $165.00

Recipients of the Technology Professional Certificate will gain basic competencies in using and troubleshooting videoconferencing technology and peripherals in the clinical setting; and installation and operation of remote patient monitoring equipment in the home setting. This training will provide participants with hands-on experience in using state-of-the-art technologies.