Arizona Telemedicine Training Program

Melanie Esher-Blair welcoming local training program participants in Tucson as well as remote participants at our Phoenix video conference classroom.

The Arizona Telemedicine Training Program and Southwest Telehealth Resource Center offer comprehensive instruction in telemedicine program management. Our half-day training courses cover various aspects of telemedicine and telehealth.

There are two tracks offered throughout the year.

Who Should Attend: Anyone interested in learning about this dynamic field! These training courses are great for networking and building relationships with other telemedicine providers.

The instructors of the Arizona Telemedicine Training Program are renowned national experts in telehealth, distance education, and operations. They regularly present at both national and international conferences and have authored numerous papers in their respective fields.

Training Objectives:

  • To provide ongoing training courses for healthcare professionals.
  • To improve public health in rural and urban communities by providing current information and training.
  • To provide health care systems throughout the state with information, training, and expertise in the field of telemedicine.


Developing a Telemedicine Program

April 23, 2024
September 17, 2024
9:15 AM - 12:30 pm PDT (Arizona Time)


  • Telemedicine Guidelines and Standards for a Successful Program
  • Virtual Communication Etiquette
  • Business Aspects
  • Telemedicine Privacy and Cybersecurity
  • Telehealth Law & Policy
  • Building Connections and Relationships


Telemedicine Applications and Services

Dates: TBD
9:15 AM - 12:30 pm PDT (Arizona Time)

Potential Topics

  • Tele-Pediatrics in Global Community
  • Telepsychiatry
  • Telehealth and Nursing
  • Telehealth and Physical Therapy
  • Telehealth and Occupational Therapy
  • Tele-Dentistry
  • Tele-Infectious Disease Clinic

Special Events:

Check back soon for future regional training events.




Join us at an upcoming training course to enhance your telemedicine and telehealth knowledge, to network and build relationships, and discover resources to help advance your telemedicine and telehealth efforts.


Space is limited.  Contact Melanie Esher for more information.


Arizona Telemedicine Program
1501 N. Campbell Avenue
AHSL Rm. 1156
Tucson, AZ 85724

Melanie Esher, MAdm, Program Coordinator, Sr
Phone: 520-626-6103

Disability-related accommodations:
Please contact us regarding any questions about disability-related accommodations that will facilitate your full participation in this event such as ASL interpreting, captioned videos, Braille or electronic text, etc.  Our contact information is located here:

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