What is the American Heart Association (AHA) Center for Telehealth?
The American Heart Association (AHA) Center for Telehealth was created to provide the framework for educational pathways for professional development and improvements of care related to the practice of telehealth. Originally established in 2019 as the American Board of Telehealth (ABT), AHA acquired ABT in 2021. The AHA Center for Telehealth’s Expert Panel, made up of highly regarded experts in telehealth, create oversight and strategic vision of the advancement of telehealth education. The goal of the AHA Center for Telehealth is to create of a consortium of gold-standard telehealth education and resources through collaboration with stakeholders in the telehealth community. Telehealth educational opportunities will be aimed at standardizing and validating the knowledge and skills needed to meet the demand for remote services while maintaining excellent patient care.
What education does the AHA Center for Telehealth offer?
AHA Center for Telehealth courses utilize governance, faculty and planning committees that represent telehealth experts from across the care continuum to plan, develop and create high-quality, evidence-based education while addressing common misconceptions about telehealth. AHA Center for Telehealth courses promote virtual advancement through researching evidence-based best practice and developing standards of care while supporting the integration of telehealth clinical practices across the continuum of care. For a full list of course offerings, visit the AHA Center for Telehealth professional education portfolio.
How do I access AHA Center for Telehealth courses?
For a full list of course offerings, visit the AHA Center for Telehealth professional education portfolio.
Do I get continuing education credits for completing the certificate program?
CE credit is available for AHA Center for Telehealth premium certificate courses. See course registration pages for specific continuing education credit information, including the types and amount of credit available.
How much do AHA Center for Telehealth courses cost?
Registration fees vary per course. See the individual course registration pages on the AHA Center for Telehealth professional education portfolio for specific registration fee information.
What is the CORE Concepts in Telehealth Certificate program?
The AHA Center for Telehealth’s CORE – Clinical, Operational, Regulatory and Ethics – Concepts in Telehealth Certificate provides a comprehensive program to envelop the learner in vital aspects of telemedicine implementation and delivery across a broad spectrum of service areas. The CORE Concepts in Telehealth Certificate Program is launched in sequence with the publication of validated telehealth competency development with Harvard Medical School. The curriculum includes seven online modules taking the learner through interactive, engaging content and case scenarios while still offering the flexibility of completing the course at the learner’s pace and time.
- Validate you have the knowledge needed to succeed in the field
- Demonstrate commitment to your profession
- Show dedication to maintaining quality and competency in your work
- Encourage life-long learning and professional development
Are there prerequisite requirements before I can complete the CORE Concepts in Telehealth certificate program?
No, there are no prerequisite requirements to take the CORE Concepts in Telehealth Certificate course.
How will you use my information?
We will only utilize learner information to meet continuing education accreditation requirements, to send reminders about the course or other continuing education opportunities. We will not give your information to any third-party vendors.