Telemedicine Basics General Course - Online CME Course
Course Directors: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D., M.B.A.
Patient visits are evolving beyond the limits of physical presence and space. This online CME course covers the evolution of telemedicine in primary care, best practices for patient care in the digital environment, and strategies for effective patient encounters.
This course is intended for primary care providers: physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.
Upon completion of the Mayo Clinic Telemedicine Basics course, learner should be able to:
- Summarize the significance of telemedicine in providing remote delivery of healthcare
- Recall the similarities and the differences between asynchronous and synchronous delivery of telemedicine
- Recall the benefits of telemedicine
- Summarize the steps required for an effective patient encounter using telemedicine
- Summarize the disadvantages of delivering care by telemedicine
- Summarize how telemedicine enhances the management of patients with COVID-19
- Recall the strategies of managing patient expectations via telemedicine
- Recall the strategies of managing patient anxiety via telemedicine
- Summarize the use of telemedicine in pandemic
- Summarize the process of setting up telemedicine in healthcare setting
Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.
Amit K. Ghosh, M.D., M.B.A.
Christopher (Chris) A. Aakre, M.D.
Ravindra Ganesh, M.B.B.S., M.D.
Carl A. Andersen, M.D.
|Ryan T. Hurt, M.D., Ph.D.|
Professor of Medicine,
College of Medicine
M. Nadir Bhuiyan, M.D.
Sara L. Bonnes, M.D., M.S.
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science 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.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.75 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations.
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- 1.75 ABIM
- 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.75 Attendance