"Track one: Developing a Telemedicine Program" will be offered on May 24, 2021 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. (AZ time)
This conference gives a broad overview of a variety of telemedicine topics, including:
- Clinical services
- Telecommunications and infrastructure development/operations
- Distance education
- Business aspects
- Equipment demonstration virtual tour
Who should attend?
This course is excellent for individuals or groups who have some telehealth experience and are interested in expanding their services. It is also a great course for those new to telehealth who are interested in gaining a deeper understanding of this growing industry.
- To provide ongoing training for health care professionals involved or interested in clinical telemedicine and telehealth services.
- To promote improved public health in rural and urban communities by providing current telemedicine and telehealth information and training.
- To provide health care systems throughout Arizona and nationally with information, training, and expertise in telemedicine and telehealth application.
- Participants will identify areas of medical care for which telehealth is applicable.
- Participants will differentiate payment policies for reimbursement of telehealth services.
- Participants will evaluate the business proposition involved in incorporating telehealth into their practices.
- Apply telehealth practice in clinical settings as applicable.
- Account for diagnostic accuracy of conventional practice compared to telehealth practice.
- Apply payment policies for reimbursement of telehealth services appropriately.
- Incorporate telehealth video conferencing etiquette into practice.
- Circumvent barriers to interprofessional communication using telehealth.
- Coordinate and improve care of patients with chronic diseases in rural settings.
- Decrease the time to gain access to medical specialists with telehealth capabilities.
Accreditation / Credit Designation Statement
The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement
All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and the CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they do not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests that could constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.