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COVID-19: Pivot to Telemedicine
In this 30-minute video, Khaldoun G. Tarakji, MD, MPH, FHRS; Jose Osorio, MD, FHRS; and Brigham Elise Godfrey, BSN, RN, discuss challenges, lessons learned and recommendations relating to telemedicine during the COVID-19 crisis. Please note: this video was not intended to be a comprehensive, definitive telemedicine tutorial. Instead, it serves as a valuable resource for those seeking quick and simple solutions to keep patients and staff safe.
Learning Objectives
1. Identify lessons learned and challenges in designing a telemedicine solution
2. Understand available telemedicine technical solutions
3. Administer a quick telemedicine solution in response to COVID-19
4. Apply a flexible billing solution for telemedicine visits
Target Audiences
Nurse Practicioners
Physician Assistants
Registered Nurses
Brigham Godfrey:   Disclosures: Nothing to disclose

Jose Osorio:  Disclosures -Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee AND Research: Biosense Webster, Inc. and Boston Scientific; Research Only: EPIX, Medtronic & AtriCure, Inc.

Khaldoun G. Tarakji: Disclosures -- Honoraria/Speaking/Consulting Fee: Medtronic, AliveCor & Boston Scientific
Accreditation Statement

Accreditation Statement
The Heart Rhythm Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians AMA Designation Statement
The Heart Rhythm Society designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME Information

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn up to 9.75 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) 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 ABP MOC credit.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada MOC Recognition Statement
Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.
Other Credit Available
A Credit Certificate (for physicians) or Certificate of Participation (for non-physicians) will be provided to individuals seeking credit from the following organizations which accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Note that participants are advised to contact their certifying body for specific information regarding credit submissions:
·         American Academy of Family Practice (AAFP) for elective credit
·         American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board (AANPCB)
·         American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
·         American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
·         American Osteopathic Association (AOA) for Category 2 credit
·         Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (Canada)
·         European Board of Accreditation in Cardiology (EBAC)
·         European CME Credits (ECMEC)
·         German Chambers of Physicians
·         National Society of Genetic Counselors
·         Oman Medical Specialty Board
·         Qatar Council for Health Practitioners
·         Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)

Availability: On-Demand
Available May 08, 2020 to May 08, 2023
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered: 0.5 CME Credit
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