The New Occupational Health Visit -Telehealth & the future of the Patient-Provider Encounter

Course Type: Webinar
Contact Hours: 1.0

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

  • Pacific: 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Mountain: 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Central: 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Eastern: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Members: FREE
Nonmembers: $20

Course Description:

The New Occupational Health Visit - Telehealth & the future of the Patient-Provider Encounter webinar brings a new way of reaching out to clients. Telehealth and Telemedicine are quickly moving to mainstream wellness and care delivery.  With expanding internet capacity, a population that is tied to smartphones, tablets, and computers, as well as a growing number of healthcare apps and HIPAA compliant, telemedicine software platforms- the delivery of healthcare is rapidly transforming. Consumers and providers can now quickly connect electronically to facilitate diagnosis, treatment and care planning.  The telemedicine evolution has impacted occupational health as more and more consumers can access healthcare from their workplace.  Learn about this technology and the effectiveness of communication and delivery of healthcare through new technologies.

Course Outcomes:

Upon completion of this session, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify the technological capabilities required to provide virtual care delivering high-quality patient outcomes.
  2. Describe the evolution of telemedicine in the field of occupational health.

The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. (AAOHN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. is additionally approved as a CNE provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (#CEP9283).

Presenter Information: 

Natasa Sokolovich, JD, MSHCPM is the Executive Director of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Telehealth Program.

Mary Jo Cerepani, DNP, CRNP has worked as an emergency nurse practitioner since 1997 at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She has lectured local, regionally, nationally on emergency care. She has authored chapters for the National Emergency Nurses Association on burn injuries, orthopedic injuries, and trauma. She is also a founding member and chair of the American Association of Emergency Nurse Practitioners Education Committee.  Mary Jo began the telemedicine program with UPMC for Anywhere Care, which started over five years ago and hired the nurse practitioners that work in the program.  

AAOHN Education Joint Provider:

University of Michigan Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering


Handouts will be available closer to the webinar date.

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