Patient Care Technician – Remote Services

The University of Florida Patient Care Technician – Remote Services course is an interactive 13 module educational program designed for individuals or healthcare personnel looking to expand their skillset to include telehealth facilitation and remote patient monitoring knowledge.

Through online lectures, readings and quizzes, this course will help individuals learn how to effectively communicate with patients and providers, and facilitate remote healthcare services.

Upon completion of the course, students will receive a professional certificate of completion.

Program participants must successfully complete the course with a 70%ile passing score or higher to receive the Professional Certificate.


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Approx 6 Months

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What You’ll Learn

Understand the legal requirements for providing healthcare advocacy and assistance with remote care modalities.

Demonstrate understanding of different classes of remote patient care tools, including remote patient monitoring devices and synchronous and asynchronous telehealth devices.

Facilitate synchronous and asynchronous telehealth encounters and relay clinical information between patients and providers.

Who Should Attend

Anyone interested in entering the healthcare field.

Healthcare personnel interested in learning more about practical aspects of telehealth and remote patient monitoring.

Providers or administrators that want to learn more about the technical landscape and staff-facing issues surrounding telehealth facilitation and remote patient monitoring.

Career Insight

Salary Range

Entry-Level: $76K – $122K
Intermediate: $77K – $124K
Senior: $83K – $135K

*Sourced from Glassdoor

Job Postings

National: 106,169
Florida: 5,205

*Sourced from Lightcast, period Mar. 2023 – Feb. 2024

Common Job Titles

Telehealth Nurse Nurse Practitioner Mental Health Therapist Telehealth Therapist

Skills/Knowledge Needed

Telehealth Mental Health Psychology Treatment Planning Behavioral Health Medical Records

A Good Fit if You Have:

Technological Proficiency Adaptability Communication Skills

Meet The Instructor

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Marc Arenas, MD

Telehealth Instructor