Practice Management

A Primer on Telemedicine (mod 9)

In this course, you will learn the fundamentals aspects of Telemedicine and its relation to Telehealth. You will also be taught how Telemedicine is regulated and reimbursed. In addition, video scenarios will guide you through common Telemedicine visits for primary care as well as how to apply "webside" etiquette when treating patients.

Method Of Participation
To complete this program successfully and claim credit, participants must follow these steps:
Watch all the video lectures for each course. Read any course materials and complete any required activities. Complete the course evaluation and post-test. Successful completion of a given activity’s post-test requires a minimum 80% passing score prior to claiming CME credit. CME certificates will be available for printing after claiming CME credit.

Faculty Disclosure: Nora Belcher has disclosed that she has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to these topics. Dr. Jake Childers has disclosed that he serves as a Telemedicine Advisor for Enzyme Health. All staff, planners, and content developers involved in the planning and execution of this enduring internet educational activity have disclosed that they have no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this activity.

The Texas Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for physicians.

The Texas Academy of Family Physicians designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Special Acknowledgments
This course was developed in partnership with Enzyme Health. Enzyme Health is an intelligent recruiting marketplace that matches quality clinical talent with innovative healthcare companies.
  • Pre-course Self-assessment
  • Basics of Telemedicine
  • Overview of Telemedicine
  • Telemedicine Regulatory and Reimbursement Considerations
  • How Telemedicine is Compensated and Regulated
  • How to Provide High Quality Telemedicine Encounters
  • Clinical Considerations for Telemedicine Encounters
  • EXAM
  • Course Exam
  • Post-course Self-assessment
  • Post-course Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever