Telehealth and Connected Care: An Advanced Course
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The Telehealth & Connected Care: An Advanced Course will introduce learners to Telehealth and Connected Care by exploring the different technologies, applications within healthcare and components of creating a telehealth program. It also explores the technical, regulatory, legal and practical aspects to conducting a telehealth visit. This course prepares clinicians, administrators, managers and other professionals from a wide variety of health care specialties how to successfully conduct, evaluate and advocate for telehealth within their own organizations.
This course is designed for all physicians, psychologists, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants and other health professionals.
- Describe Telehealth and its corresponding technologies.
- Analyze the applications, benefits and challenges of Telehealth delivery.
- Formulate an effective telehealth team with various roles.
- Employ common Telehealth technologies with technical proficiency.
- Compose a plan for general set-up, physical exam and troubleshooting during a Telehealth encounter.
- Practice the ethical, legal, and regulatory considerations of Telehealth.
- Organize programmatic issues and ways to improve system.
For more information on this course and to register, visit Jefferson Institute of Emerging Health Professions website.
To successfully complete this activity, the required evaluation must be completed no later than Tuesday, November 17, 2020. Thereafter, the evaluation will no longer be available and credits will not be issued. No refunds will be offered for failure to complete the required evaluation by the stated deadline.
Thomas Jefferson University endorses the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support: Standards to Ensure Independence in CME Activities and the policies that supplement the Standards. All planners, faculty, authors, presenters, and content reviewers are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with ACCME defined commercial interest entities within the past 12 months. Any conflict of interests have been resolved prior to this educational activity.
All faculty/presenters/authors at Thomas Jefferson University sponsored events are required to disclose whether or not their content contains information of commercial products/devices that are unlabeled for use or investigational uses of products not yet approved. Product(s) is/are not included in the labeling approved by the US FDA for the treatment of disease(s).
Such disclosures will be available prior to the start of the activity. Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.
No member of the planning committee have any conflict of interest to disclose.
Shruti Chandra MD, MEHP-Activity Director
Aditi U Joshi MD, MSc
Alanna O’Connell MD
Emily Loscalzo, PsyD
Sejal Patel, PharmD., BCPS
Sharon Rainer, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, ANP-BC, ENP-C
In support of improving patient care, Thomas Jefferson University is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physicians: The Thomas Jefferson University designates this educational activity for a maximum of 40.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Physician Assistants: This educational activity is designated for a maximum of 40.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians Assistants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses: This activity awards 40.65 nursing contact hours.
Pharmacists: This knowledge-based continuing education activity is designated for 40.50 contact hours of continuing education credit.
Psychologists: This activity awards 40.50 continuing education credit. Full attendance is required.
Other Healthcare Professionals: This educational activity is designated for 40.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
PA Patient Safety and Risk Credit: The content for this activity qualifies for 40.50 PA Patient Safety and Risk credits.
- 42.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 42.00 Attendance