Medicare Annual Wellness Visit Practical guidance to conducting a successful with telehealth considerations

This training is designed to provide knowledge in best practice for conducting Medicare Annual Wellness in person visit and synchronous audio video telehealth Lack of direction in available resources to assist with implementing telehealth visits and best practices for conducting AWV and functional/safety/cognitive and safety assessments.

Target Audience

Primary care physicians and physician extenders.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the use and application of telehealth and telemedicine in caring for patients
  • Direct physicians and other clinicians to available resources to assist with the implementation of telehealth
  • Inform of best practices for conducting a Medicare Annual Wellness Visit both for in person and synchronous audio video visits
  • Direct physicians to available resources and best practices for conducting functional, safety and cognitive assessments and depressions screenings
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 0.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
05/13/2020
Course expires: 
05/15/2023

Alefiyah Mesiwala, MD, MPH
Senior Medical Director, Value-based Care and Innovation
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

Barbara Kevish, MD
Physician, Renaissance Family Practice, UPMC Penn Hills
Medical Director, Practice Transformation and Provider Relations
Quality and Value-Based Programs
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

Ellen M Whyte, MD
Medical Director
UPMC WPH Outpatient Geriatric Services
UPMC Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

 

 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh 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.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.75 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 0.75 Attendance
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