Next Telemedicine Workshop - May 2002
Description and Speaker List
and Telehealth Workshop
Comunity Technology Campus
1129 State Street A-7
Santa Barbara, California
Topics during the two day
video consultation conferencing,
The use of a selection of monitor-display
Learning to access medical information
online through websites and databases
Insurance reimbursement guidelines for
Model applications for GIS in the health
Telehealth preventative health web
resources that they can incorporate on a web site
for their own clinic
the Internet and Telemedicine
new Portable Telemedicine Unit
based diagnostic tools and how to use them
If you work with community, school or private
health care you are invited to attend this workshop
at the RAIN Community Technology Campus.
Hands-on telemedicine training in the lab with
work with video phones, Internet based video
conferencing, electronic records, GIS for health
management and education as well as a special
focus on emergency preparedness.
The RAIN Community Technology Campus is used
each year for Department of Education sponsored
Teacher Technology Skills training during summer
months and has earned an exceptional reputation
as a Technology Skills Learning environment.
New tools including a portable telemedicine
appliance, GIS and a solar powered mobile computer
lab will be reviewed.
Current work in telemedicine by the California
Telelmedicine and Telehealth Center and the
USDA Rural Utilities Service will be reviewed.
Please refer to the agenda for a list of speakers
This year, GIS and telemedicine, emergency preparedness,
electronic records, diagnostic tools uned in
telemedicine will be reviewed.
This program is co-sponsored by RAIN, USDA Rural
Utilities Service, Albertson's, and the California
Telehealth and Telemedicine Center as an important
regional telemedicine training project.
Dr. Chris Landon, of the Landon Pediatric Foundation
in Ventura, will be leading these sessions,
with guest speakers from CTTC and other telemedical
RAIN will provide training and a Friday lunch
for attendees at no cost.
In the three months following the workshop,
Dr. Landon will hosting live teleconferences
linking participating clinics together for further
telemedicine instruction and support.
March 2002, RAIN will host a project participant
retreat in the North County and use that meeting
time to review project accomplishments to date
and then plan for modifications and future services.
RAIN Network Director
DLT Program Director
The RAIN Network is a non-profit education organization
based on the Central Coast which has received
funding from the USDA Rural Utility Service
distance learning and telemedicine program and
the California Telehealth and Telemedicine Center
(CTTC) to establish telemedicine training services
to rural and urban clinics in the Southern California.
to http://www.rain.org/profile for a full Netowrk
data for GIS