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NEW DATE! Occupational and Physical Therapy Series: Building Relationships and Rapport with Telehealth

5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

The Arizona Telemedicine Program (ATP) has been providing educational programs for 25 years. Our mission is to be a world-class innovator in telemedicine and telehealth services, technologies, and education programs. With the increased use across all healthcare disciplines, ATP telehealth trainers are collaborating with occupational therapists (OT) and physical therapists (PT) in creating a unique webinar series specifically for virtual OT and PT healthcare professionals. This free one-hour distance learning-interactive activity is designed to teach about telehealth and how it benefits both practitioners and clients.

Educational Level: Introductory

Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe two advantages of a virtual visit
  • List two strategies to improve client outcomes utilizing telehealth
  • Identify two current advances in teletherapy that can be incorporated within scope of practice

This program has been approved for 1.0 CEU credits by the American Physical Therapy Association - Arizona (APTA-Arizona) .

Arizona Telemedicine Program/Southwest Telehealth Resource Center is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. PD activity approval ID#03937. This Distance Leanring-Interactive is offered at .1 CEU Introductory Level, OT Service Delivery. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

To request CEU(s), learners will need to complete electronic evaluation and credit request form after event. Virtual platform records leaner log-in/out times.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement: All Faculty, and Professional Development Planning Committee Members have disclosed that they do not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests that could constitute a conflict of interest concerning this educational activity.

In the event the activity needs to be cancelled by provider with or without new date, information will be posted on registration webpage, and direct email will be sent to registered participants.  In the event a registered participant does not log in to live event, provider will cancel registration.

This webinar is made possible through funding from the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, Office of Health Information Technology, Health Resources and Services Administration (U1U4252

Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, FATA
Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, FATA
Director, Southwest Telehealth Resource Center
Associate Director of Evaluation, Arizona Telemedicine Program

Dr. Krupinski is a professor at Emory University in the Department of Radiology & Imaging Sciences and is vice-chair of research. She is also associate director of evaluation for the Arizona Telemedicine Program and director of the federally-funded Southwest Telehealth Resource Center, headquartered at the University of Arizona. She is past president of the American Telemedicine Association, president of the Medical Image Perception Society, and past chair of the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine. She serves regularly as a grant reviewer for the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and other federal, state, and international funding agencies and has served as a member of a number of Food and Drug Administration review panels. Dr. Krupinski has been doing research and publishing scholarly telemedicine papers for over 25 years. Dr. Krupinski frequently commutes back and forth “virtually” between Tucson and Atlanta over Zoom.

Janet Major
Janet Major
Associate Director of Innovation and Digital Health
Arizona Telemedicine Program & Southwest Telehealth Resource Center

Ms. Major is the associate director for innovation and digital health for the Arizona Telemedicine Program and Southwest Telehealth Resource Center. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications from Northern Arizona University and has worked at the University of Arizona for over 30 years. She has been employed by the Arizona Telemedicine Program since it began 25 years ago. Current responsibilities include planning, development and installation of teleconferencing and telemedicine equipment used in rural and urban telemedicine sites as well as training healthcare professionals in the effective use of videoconferencing for both clinical and educational applications. She has served on the boards for several statewide as well as national organizations. She has served on the board of the United States Distance Learning Association for ten years representing the telehealth constituency, is president emeritus and immediate past chair.

To request any disability-related accommodations for this event please contact the event coordinator at least three business days prior to the event.
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Tuesday, February 22, 2022 - 5:30pm


Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni, Community
University of Arizona Health Sciences


Health Sciences – Tucson
Arizona Telemedicine Program


Melanie Esher-Blair, MAdm
Arizona Telemedicine Program