Who We Are
The Rural Telementoring Training Center (RTTC) provides free training, tools, and technical assistance to support the implementation and evaluation of telementoring programs for rural and remote health care workers.
Telementoring has a spectrum of uses for transforming health care training and education including:
- Delivering evidence-based curricula
- Offering practice-based, culturally responsive approaches to care
- Advancing the skill set of health care workers
- Task-shifting to increase community access to specialized care
- Creating communities of practice and learning that foster and engagement through peer-to-peer interaction
USDA Distance Learning and Telemedicine Program Grant for Rural Communities
The Distance Learning and Telemedicine program helps rural communities use the unique capabilities of telecommunications to connect to each other and to the world, overcoming the effects of remoteness and low population density. This program can link …
USAC Extends Application Deadline for Rural Telecom and Broadband Assistance Programs
USAC (Universal Service Administrative Co.) offers two different funding options for rural healthcare providers to increase connectivity with their patients. The Telecommunications Program (Telecom) provides reduced rates to rural health care providers …
RTTC at 2021 Virtual Health Datapalooza & National Health Policy Conference
RTTC Program Director, Waridibo Allison, MD, PhD, FACP, presented two posters at the National Health Policy Conference on February 16-18, 2021, a three-day virtual event with boundary-breaking discussions about health policy issues and the data that wi …
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U5ARH39480 and title Rural Telementoring Training Center. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.