Southern California Telemedicine Learning Center
UCSD SOM and CETC CTEC UCSD School of Medicine

Executive Overview — Friday, June 1, 2012

Registration is now closed

Our interactive one-day executive training enables you to:

telemedicine consult
  • Learn best practices from leading practitioners
  • Try out equipment for patients and consultants
  • Understand what it takes to succeed with telemedicine
  • Network with and learn from other health care providers
  • Explore practical applications and potential uses

Presentation topics include:

  • Telemedicine – The Vision and The Challenges
  • Delivering Telemedicine Care with an Integrated EMR
  • Business Plan & Key Factors Required for Success in Telemedicine
  • Telemedicine Administration – Billing and Coding
  • Compliance and Risk Management in Telemedicine
  • Telemedicine Technology Overview
  • Interactive Hands-On Technology Demonstrations

The Program Agenda is now available.
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Target Audience

The target audience for this initiative includes physicians, nurses, IT staff, administrators, and other health care providers.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course participants should be able to:

  • Identify telemedicine applications, best practices, risks and successes
  • Demonstrate hands on skills with a variety of telemedicine equipment types
  • Evaluate the importance of telemedicine in health care and what advancements in this area can do for overall quality of care
Accreditation

The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA: The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

BRN: For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of relicensure, the California Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (report up to 4.0 hours of credit and list “CME Category 1” as the provider number).

Disclosure: It is the policy of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor. All persons involved in the selection, development and presentation of content are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest. All conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to an educational activity being delivered to learners through one of the following mechanisms: 1) altering the financial relationship with the commercial interest, 2) altering the individual’s control over CME content about the products or services of the commercial interest, and/or 3) validating the activity content through independent peer review. All persons are also required to disclose any discussions of off label/ unapproved uses of drugs or devices. Persons who refuse or fail to disclose will be disqualified from participating in the CME activity.

Cultural and Linguistic Competency: This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195 which requires continuing medical education activities with patient care components to include curriculum in the subjects of cultural and linguistic competency. Cultural competency is defined as a set of integrated attitudes, knowledge, and skills that enables health care professionals or organizations to care effectively for patients from diverse cultures, groups, and communities. Linguistic competency is defined as the ability of a physician or surgeon to provide patients who do not speak English or who have limited ability to speak English, direct communication in the patient’s primary language. Cultural and linguistic competency was incorporated into the planning of this activity. Additional resources can be found at http://cme.ucsd.edu.