Arizona Telemedicine Training Program

Melanie Esher-Blair welcoming local training program participants in Tucson as well as remote participants at our Phoenix video conference classroom.

  

The Arizona Telemedicine Training Program and the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center offers 1-day training courses on telemedicine and telehealth.  There are two tracks offered throughout the year; 1) Developing a Telemedicine Program and 2) Telemedicine Applications. ATP's staff and colleagues, many of whom are national experts in telehealth, distance education and the business of telemedicine, teach both tracks.  The Arizona Telemedicine Training Program is accredited by the American Telemedicine Association.  Advanced Registration is required to attend ATP training courses.

Unless otherwise indicated, training locations are:

Tucson:
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Arizona Health Sciences Library
1501 N Campbell Avenue, Room 2102
Tucson, AZ 85719

Phoenix:
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix
T-Health Institute
600 E Van Buren
Phoenix, AZ 85004


TRACK 1: Developing a Telemedicine Program
2020: September 14 (Webinar)

 

Course Content:

This conference gives a broad overview of a variety of telemedicine topics, including:

  • Clinical services
  • Telecommunications and infrastructure development/operations
  • Distance education
  • Evaluation
  • 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.

Conference Goals:

  • 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 applications

Disclosure Statement

All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education 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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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.

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TRACK 2: Telemedicine Applications
2020: July 20 (Webinar) & November 2


Course Content:

This conference covers advanced telemedicine topics through an in-depth look at real-world clinical applications of telemedicine and telehealth.

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.

Conference Goals:

  • 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 applications

Disclosure Statement

All Faculty, CME Planning Committee Members, and CME Office Reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education 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.

Learning Objectives

  • Utilize telemedicine applications to provide healthcare services to remote patients.
  • Create work plans for patients that will provide them the best and least expensive access to healthcare at a distance.
  • Partner with telephysicians to create interdisciplinary teams.
  • Determine clinical settings in which telehealth practice is applicable.
  • Differentiate strengths and limitations to applying telemedicine in various clinical scenarios.
  • Implement payment policies for reimbursement of telehealth services.
  • Implement telehealth training for support staff, including nurses and PAs.

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Special Event:

New Mexico Telehealth Conference (Webinar)

Telehealth training for New Mexico healthcare professionals!

November 5, 2020
9:00am - 2:00pm
Webinar

Presented by
Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Southwest Telehealth Resource Center, and Arizona Telemedicine Program

Topics

  • Trends & Hot Topics in Telehealth
  • Telemedicine's Return on Investment
  • New Mexico Policy Updates
  • New Mexico Resources, Alliances and Partnerships
  • Operational Challenges, Successes, Barriers
  • Tele-specific Presentations

Webinar link will be provided in seperate email after registration after registration confirmation.

 

Register Now!

 

More information will be posted soon
For more information contact Melanie Esher-Blair, mesher@telemedicine.arizona.edu

 

Join us at an upcoming training course to enhance your telemedicine and telehealth knowledge, to network and build relationships, and discover resources to help advance your telemedicine and telehealth efforts.

 

Space is limited.  Contact Melanie Esher-Blair for more information.

 


Arizona Telemedicine Program
1501 N. Campbell Avenue
AHSL Rm. 1156
Tucson, AZ 85724

Melanie Esher-Blair, MAdm, Program Coordinator, Sr
Phone: 520-626-6103
Fax: 520-626-4774
mesher@telemedicine.arizona.edu


Disability-related accommodations:
Please contact us regarding any questions about disability-related accommodations that will facilitate your full participation in this event such as ASL interpreting, captioned videos, Braille or electronic text, etc.  Our contact information is located here: https://telemedicine.arizona.edu/contact


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