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WPA Fall Conference - Navigating Telehealth: Practical Guidance for Psychiatrists
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 Export to Your Calendar 9/25/2020
When: Friday, September 25, 2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Where: Webinar
United States
Contact: WI Psychiatric Association

Online registration is available until: 9/25/2020
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The use of telehealth has become mainstream amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and will continue as an important tool for patients to access mental health and substance use disorder treatment. The webinar will explore many aspects of telehealth and provide practical guidance on refining the use of telehealth to better serve patients. 

Schedule At-A-Glance (subject to change)

9:00 am - Introduction and Overview of the Evolving practice of Telepsychiatry
Justin Schoen, MD; Marshfield Clinic Health System

9:30 am - Tools and Platforms to Improving your Telehealth Practice
Gene Yang, MD; Rogers Behavioral Health

10:00 am - Telemedicine Advocacy Efforts and Legislative Changes
Erin Philp and Tim Clement, APA Government Relations

10:45 am - Break

11:00 am - Clinical Challenges for Patients using Telehealth
Pamela Hoffman, MD; Yale Child Study Center

11:30 am - Managing Risk: A Medico-Legal Look at the Practice of Telehealth
David Cash, Professional Risk Management Services (PRMS)

12:00 pm - An Ethical Look at Telehealth and the Impact on the Future of Psychiatry
Michael Peterson, MD, PhD; Univ. of WI Dept. of Psychiatry

12:30 pm - Q&A Session
Moderator: Justin Schoen, MD

1:00 pm - Adjournment

CME Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and Wisconsin Psychiatric Association (WPA). The APA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The APA designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Evaluation & Claiming Credit: At the conclusion of this activity, participants are required to complete the evaluation through the APA’s Learning Management System (LMS) in order to claim credit and print a certificate. Credit must be claimed within 60 days of the conference.

Target Audience: This activity is designed for psychiatrists, behavioral health providers, residents and medical students.


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