The Telephone & Telemedicine in Clinical Medicine: An Instrument of Opportunity & Risk

self-paced, online.

Using real-life case scenarios, this course will highlight potential areas of risk that can be eliminated or reduced to improve the outcome of clinical problems presented when encountering patients over the phone.

This HMS CME Online course is targeted to Primary Care Physicians, Physicians Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Liability Insurance Carriers. This course may also be of interest to physicians who practice in Critical Care and Trauma, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, and Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.

What you’ll learn

  • Review standards and protocols designed to reduce malpractice suits by improving the quality of care and service provided over the telephone in office-based practice
  • Identify the areas of greatest risk in patient care
  • Identify the key elements in providing the highest quality of telephone medicine
  • Review the distinction between telephone medicine, telehealth, tele-medicine, and direct-to-consumer telemedicine
  • Describe practical tips for practitioners in non-face-to-face encounters with patients

General Information

Date: self-paced

Location: online

For more information and detailed program visit the website.

Published in GI-Mail 03/2022 (English edition).

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