Established in 1993, the
Texas Children's Center for TeleHealth was the first pediatric-based
telemedicine program to "go live." The Center for TeleHealth
continues to facilitate timely
diagnoses and treatments, link researchers and patient populations
at a variety of sites throughout the country and promote networking
among physicians, healthcare providers and healthcare institutions.
The Center for TeleHealth provides clinical, educational and
research services to remote areas within the United States and
internationally. This is made possible through state-of-the-art
approaches employing multimedia, information and telecommunication
technologies available within the Center.
The Center provides distance educational services to physicians,
nurses, allied health care providers, students, and to patients and
their parents using videoconferencing and Internet technologies to
deliver real-time instruction
from the TeleHealth Studio in AB130 to
series of courses for nursing and allied
health professionals continues through 2009. Classes
are held in locations around Houston, at
one clinic in McAllen and several regional education
Learn more about TeleHealth's
classes for nurses and allied health professionals.
Continuing education credits
Texas Children’s Hospital is an
approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas
Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses
Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
1 CNE contact hours are available to
1 CEU for social workers.