PAVMT Virtual Medicine CME Bundle

These courses provide a review of the pertinent knowledge necessary to get started in telemedicine and patient encounters in a virtual or remote care setting, specially focusing on the various components of video-based telemedicine encounter.

Courses
Telehealth Foundations | 2.0 AAPA Category 1 CME Credits
Patient Encounters In Virtual Medicine | 2.5 AAPA Category 1 CME Credits


Learning Objectives
Telehealth Foundations
Introduction to Telemedicine
  • Define and differentiate between telehealth and telemedicine
  • Differentiate between synchronous, asynchronous, remote patient monitoring, and mobile health
  • Utilize proper web etiquette during telemedicine visits
  • Summarize how to perform a physical exam during a telemedicine visit
  • Utilize how to document a telemedicine visit
  • Identify the technology needed to perform a telemedicine visit
Billing and Reimbursement for Telemedicine
  • Identify the parameters required for Medicare reimbursement for telehealth visit
  • Describe the CMS COVID-19 changes to telehealth reimbursement
  • Define the three factors considered by state Medicaid agencies for telehealth reimbursement
  • Explain payment parity laws
  • Identify CPT Codes and modifiers utilized for telehealth reimbursement
Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Considerations in Telehealth
  • Explain the main legal and regulatory issues surrounding telehealth and practicing telemedicine
  • Explain the telemedicine practice standards
  • Describe the unique aspects of informed consent as it pertains to telemedicine
  • Describe the ethical concerns surrounding telehealth and telemedicine
  • Explain the Ryan Haight Online Pharmacy Consumer Protection Act of 2008
Remote Patient Monitoring and Artificial Intelligence in Telehealth
  • Define Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM)
  • Explain how RPM works
  • Define the ways in which RPM compliments telehealth and impacts patient satisfaction and disease outcomes
  • Explain how RPM has evolved over the past few years
  • Describe which patients and disease states qualify for RPM
  • Identify the CPT codes and reimbursement rates for RPM
Patient Encounters in Virtual Medicine
  • Define and understand best practices in documentation of a telehealth visit
  • Learn best practices in medical decision making when using telemedicine for remote assessment
  • Describe benefits and limitations to utilization of telemedicine in the provision of remote patient assessment and care
  • Learn the concepts of webside manner and begin to develop a clinician’s personal style in the application of these concepts
  • Utilize modified physical exam techniques of most body systems when using telemedicine for patient care
  • Apply modified physical exam techniques to focused patient scenarios via telemedicine

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