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 Program (ATP) and the Southwest Telehealth Resource Center (SWTRC) 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. Advanced Registration is required to attend ATP training courses.

Locations: Virtual (until further notice)

Who should attend?

These courses are excellent for individuals or groups who have some telehealth experience and are interested in expanding their services. They are also great courses for those new to telehealth who are interested in gaining a deeper understanding of this growing industry.

Course 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 application

TRACK 1:
Developing a Telemedicine Program

  • January 11, 2021
  • May 24, 2021
  • September 13, 2021

Course Content: 

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

  • Clinical services
  • Telecommunications and infrastructure development/operations
  • Evaluation
  • Business aspects
  • Equipment demonstration virtual tour

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Continuing Medical Education Information

Outcome Objectives

  1. Apply telehealth practice in clinical settings as applicable.
  2. Account for diagnostic accuracy of conventional practice compared to telehealth practice.
  3. Apply payment policies for reimbursement of telehealth services appropriately.
  4. Incorporate telehealth video conferencing etiquette into practice.
  5. Circumvent barriers to interprofessional communication using telehealth.
  6. Coordinate and improve care of patients with chronic diseases in rural settings.
  7. 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.

TRACK 2:
Telemedicine Applications

  • March 15, 2021
  • July 19, 2021
  • November 8, 2021

Course Content:

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

  • Telepsychiatry
  • Infectious Disease
  • Teleradiology
  • Telehealth and Physical Therapy
  • Telehealth and Nursing

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Continuing Medical Education Information

Outcome Objectives

  1. Detect, diagnose, treat, and utilize telemedicine services for patients they are serving at a distance.
  2. Create work plans for patients that will provide them the best and least expensive access to healthcare at a distance.
  3. Partner with tele-physicians in creating interdisciplinary teams.

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.

 
 

Special Event:

Check back for Regional Telehealth Training Events

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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