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The Nuts and Bolts of Telemedicine

Essential for a Family-Centered Experience

WEBINAR 4: Your Family’s First Telemedicine Appointment

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Barrier Busters

Each of the following PDFs covers a barrier related to this section of the curriculum, with tips and resources for “busting” through the barrier.

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Telehealth Definitions

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Accommodations:  The adjustments or changes made to a system to make it work for a child or family’s unique needs.

Captioning: A series of words superimposed on the bottom of television or motion picture frames that communicate dialogue to the hearing-impaired or translate foreign dialogue.

Google Translate: A free service, hosted by Google, that instantly translates words, phrases, and web pages between English and over 100 other languages.

Insurance: A type of insurance coverage that typically pays for medical, surgical, prescription drug and sometimes dental expenses incurred by the insured. Health insurance can reimburse the insured for expenses incurred from illness or injury, or pay the care provider directly.

Interpretation: Conveys meaning of the spoken word from one language to another

Translation: Deciphers meaning of the written word from one language to another.

Both translation and interpretation enable communication across languages between individuals, families, and providers, using spoken, written, or other modes of communication.

Other Webinars In This Series

Are You Connected?


Having access to a cellular or WiFi signal is often needed to have a video visit or #FamilyCenteredTelehealth appointment with your provider. Learn more about getting and improving your connection in this webinar.


Do You Have a Device?


Computers, Laptops, Tablets and Smartphones are all devices that can be used for a telemedicine or #FamilyCenteredTelehealth appointment. Learn if your device is “teleready” in this webinar!


Can You "See" Your Provider?


Learn what the 4 KEYS are that will help you unlock the doors so you and your provider can have a successful #FamilyCenteredTelehealth appointment in this webinar.


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