2021 Anne C. Sonis Memorial Lecture, Part of the Dr. Loren Roth Quality and Patient Safety Speaker Series 3.23.21

March 23, 2021

Target Audience

Nurse

Nurse Practitioner

Physician

Physician Assistant

Learning Objectives

Discuss the current state of telemedicine

2. Utilize telemedicine appropriately to maximize patient care opportunities

3. Identify 2 methods of telemedicine use to enable patient care while in the home environment

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AAPA Category I CME
  • 1.50 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.
  • 1.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/01/2021
Course expires: 
06/30/2021
Event starts: 
03/23/2021 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
03/23/2021 - 2:30pm

The Wolff Center at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh Department of Health Policy and Management and the Center for Research and Health Care are proud to present -

The 2021 Anne C. Sonis Memorial Lecture Part of the Dr. Loren Roth Speaker Series of UPMC - Successes in Telemedicine – Caring for Patients at Home

 

1-1:05 pm                          Welcome/Opening Remarks - Tami Minnier

1:05-2:00 pm                    Telemedicine national success and future (Title not determined) - Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, Chair of the Board, American Telemedicine Association (ATA), Professor, Harvard Medical School

Senior Advisor, Virtual Care, Mass General Brigham, Editor, npj Digital Medicine

 

2:00-2:25 pm                    Telemedicine at UPMC (Title not determined) - Richard J. Wadas, MD, FACEP, FAEMS,  Executive Vice Chair, Community Emergency Medicine, Senior Medical Director, Center for Community Hospital           

Medicine, Medical Director, Office of Referring Physician Relations/MedCall, Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Robert Bart, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, UPMC

 

2:25-2:30 pm                    Closing Remarks - Mark Roberts, MD

Virtual
United States

 

Joseph C. Kvedar, MD, Chair of the Board, American Telemedicine Association (ATA), Professor, Harvard Medical School, Senior Advisor, Virtual Care, Mass General Brigham, Editor, npj Digital Medicine 

Richard J. Wadas, MD, FACEP, FAEMS, Executive Vice Chair, Community Emergency Medicine, Senior Medical Director, Center for Community Hospital Medicine, Medical Director, Office of Referring Physician Relations/MedCall Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine                                                                            

Robert Bart, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer, UPMC                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Mark Roberts, MD

Faculty Disclosure of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose. 

Accreditation and credit designation 

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. 

Physician (CME) 

The University of Pittsburgh School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.    

Physician Assistant (AAPA)  

The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

Other Healthcare Professionals 

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. 

This activity has been designated as and qualifies for Patient Safety-Risk Management Credit. 

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AAPA Category I CME
  • 1.50 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.
  • 1.50 Attendance
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