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Best Practices in Establishing a Telemedicine Practice in Neuromuscular Disease

Activity Snapshot

Activity Type: 
Live, Virtual Webinar
Release Date: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Faculty

Catherine Lomen-Hoerth MD, PhD
Catherine Lomen-Hoerth MD, PhD
Director, ALS Center
UC San Francisco Medical Center
Alison Scheid PT, DPT, OCS, NCS
Alison Scheid PT, DPT, OCS, NCS
Program Director, Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency Program
UC San Francisco
Eve Cohen, RN
Eve Cohen, RN
Nurse Program Manager, Palliative Care Clinic
UC San Francisco
Lauren Dunne, BSRT, RRT-ACCS
Lauren Dunne, BSRT, RRT-ACCS
ALS Treatment & Research Center, UC San Francisco
Hannah George, MS
Hannah George, MS
Clinical Research Coordinator, ALS Clinic and Parkinson's Center
UC San Francisco
Best Practices in Establishing a Telemedicine Practice in Neuromuscular Disease
Activity Overview: 

In this webinar, the team from the MDA Care Center at UC San Francisco Medical Center discuss their experience with establishing a multidisciplinary telehealth practice. The panelists discuss their history with telemedicine, how they overcame obstacles to establish their practice, best practices for adapting PT and respiratory assessments for a virtual visit, and how the current public health emergency is changing telemedicine.

Learning Objectives: 

The panelists discuss their experiences with telemedicine. Topics included in this roundtable discussion are:

  • Panelist’s history with telemedicine
  • Strategies for overcoming obstacles
  • Scheduling and clinic workflow
  • Adapting physical and respiratory therapy assessments for a virtual visits
  • Ways the COVID-19 public health emergency is changing telemedicine

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