9082: Telemedicine - Essentials of Virtual Care Delivery

COVID-19 Update: Fees Waived

In an ongoing effort to support you during the COVID-19 pandemic, SVMIC is waiving the $75 fee for all self-study education programs through the end of 2021. 

DISCLAIMERS 

This course is also offered as a booklet-self-study. Policyholders who have already completed the booklet version, course #9076, are not eligible to complete this online course for premium credit. Premium credit will not be given for completing the same course twice. If you are unsure whether you have already completed the booklet course, click here to submit an inquiry.

This course is an ONLINE self-study. You will be required to complete this course and take the test online. If you would rather have a booklet shipped to your mailing address, you will need to register for booklet course: 9076 Telemedicine - Essentials of Virtual Care Delivery.


Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of telemedicine applications as they relate to practitioners today, providing general guidance as to the risks and liabilities of telemedicine. The course also provides suggestions as to the establishment of a patient/provider relationship, informed consent, and payment considerations relating to telemedicine.

Learning Objectives
  1. Identify risk issues associated with delivery of care through telemedicine
  2. Develop risk reduction strategies such as “webside manner”, informed consent, and documentation
  3. Identify objective techniques to assist with patient care in the use and practice of telemedicine
Course Format

This course is a digital reading option. It consists of two sections of text, and each section is followed by a test. 


Credit Awarded

  • 10% Premium Credit for Physician Policyholders
  • 2.0 CME Credits for Physicians
  • Certificate of Participation for Non-Physicians

 

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA CME
  • 2.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/01/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2023

Faculty & Authors

This course was developed by SVMIC’s Risk Education and Evaluation Department: Shelly Weatherly, JD, VP; Julie Loomis, RN, JD, AVP; Jeff Woods, JD, Director, with contributions by Justin Joy, JD, Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg & Waldrop, P.C., Memphis, TN. Reviewed by Michael A McAdoo, MD, on October 14, 2020.


CME Information

Accreditation:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM) and SVMIC.  The UTCOM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation:  The UTCOM designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP:  The AAFP has reviewed Telemedicine: Essentials of Virtual Care Delivery and deemed it acceptable for up to 2.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 01/01/2021 to 12/31/2021. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA:  This program is eligible for two (2) credit hours in Category 2-B of the Continuing Medical Education Program of the American Osteopathic Association. Physicians will need to submit a letter of completion from the University of Tennessee directly to the AOA to receive CME credits.

Continuing Education for Non-Physicians:  The UTCOM will issue Certificates of Participation to non-physicians for participating in this activity and designates it for CEUs using the national standard that 1 hour of educational instruction is awarded .1 CEU.

This activity was released on January 1, 2021 and will expire on December 31, 2023. SVMIC will not process any completions after December 31, 2023.

          


CME Disclosures

No commercial support was received for this activity. No speakers plan to discuss off-label use. No planners or speakers have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA CME
  • 2.00 Attendance
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DISCLAIMER: This course is also offered as a booklet-self-study. Policyholders who have already completed the booklet version, course #9076, are not eligible to complete this online course for premium credit. Premium credit will not be given for completing the same course twice. If you are unsure whether you have already completed the booklet course, click here to submit an inquiry.