Overview of Telemedicine and How to Incorporate Medical Learners January 12, 2021
1. Understand the three types of telemedicine and how they differ from each other
2. Increase awareness of how to use telemedicine for clinical care, especially using a virtual clinical examination
3. Increase awareness of telemedicine outcomes and quality that will guide the practice of telemedicine
4. Increase awareness of the telemedicine national landscape and how its evolution will impact patient care
5. Identify ways to incorporate and engage medical learners into the telemedicine experience
Andrew R. Watson, MD, MLitt, FACS
Physician, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery
Vice President, Clinical Information Technology Transformation, International Div.
Medical Director, Telemedicine
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 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 AAPA Category 1 CME credit. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hour.
No members 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 entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.
- 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
- 1.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 Attendance