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Telehealth Student Practicum

The Telehealth Student Practicum is a 40-hour program for students to gain understanding of telehealth and the use of technology in the healthcare industry through education and shadowing experiences. This program allows students to explore the crossover between technology and healthcare, while seeing how telehealth strongly supports rural health.
During the program, students’ participation will include:
12 hours – Online Education
  • Core Concepts in Telehealth certificate
  • Health Informatics training modules
  • Telehealth training modules
  • Cyber security modules
28 hours – Shadowing Experience
  • 8-hour Day in Sioux Falls at Telehealth hub sites
  • 20-Hour Placement in a rural health facility

Program Contact:

Sheila Monnier, Internship & Outreach Coordinator | 605.715.5157

Student Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years in age
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must comply with specific facility requirements