NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

324 Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Health Science Telehealth Concentration This concentration is designed to provide clinical and administrative health professionals with the theoretical and practical training necessary to enhance career mobility and professional advancement. The new concentration will offer courses in ethics, risk management, research, health policy, and other essential areas of telehealth. It will emphasize the basics of telehealth, the importance of interprofessional collaboration and the roles of different health care providers, as well as an overview of the technology needed for successful telehealth implementation. Core Courses (9 credits) Credits MHS 5203 Writing for Allied Health Professionals 3 MHS 5510 Research Methods 3 MHS 5521 Ethical Issues in Health Care 3 Concentration Courses (15 credits) Credits MMIS 623 Information Privacy and Ethics 3 MHS 5901 Telehealth 3 MHS 5903 Telehealth and Technology 3 MHS 5914 Telehealth and the Role of Interprofessional Collaboration 3 MHS 5538 Patient Safety Compliance in Health Care 3 Practical Courses (10 credits) Credits MHS 5207 Practicum 5 MHS 5309 U.S. Health Policy 5 Concentration for Recognition In order to gain recognition in the Telehealth concentration of the M.H.Sc. program, the student must complete all concentration curriculum courses (core, concentration, and practical) for a total of 34 hours. Those completing the concentration will be recognized as such with appropriate credentials. If you have any questions of how this may apply to your M.H.Sc. completion, contact the program or your academic adviser for assistance.

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