Howard University Capitol Region Telehealth Project
Providing consultation, education and mentoring to healthcare professionals

The AETC Capitol Region

Telehealth Project

Study GroupThe AETC Capitol Region Telehealth Project at the Howard University College of Medicine served as a resource and training portal for health professionals and practices in their delivery of culturally and linguistically competent services to patients at high risk for or who have HIV/AIDS and/or co-infections. Resources developed by the project and housed on this website provide access to and augments training of providers, especially those who see low numbers of patients with HIV/AIDS, via archived Webinars with leading experts in the field.

Drawing on two decades of resource collection and development by the university’s AETC projects, the website also provides access to a series of “Telehealth 101” resources that gather the latest research in the field on the effectiveness of telehealth and treating patients with HIV/AIDS; cultural and linguistic competence as important telehealth components; and the latest evidence-driven practices in telehealth. A portal on the website links users to other federally-funded telehealth centers and to sources of best practices for technology, HIV/AIDS care, and cultural and linguistic competence.

The main goals of the project were:

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