ATA’s 2014 Nineteenth Annual International Meeting and Exhibition is the premiere forum for the healthcare industry to discuss clinical and business issues related to telemedicine. Throughout the meeting there will be courses and concurrent sessions focusing on educating healthcare professionals and the public about telemedicine.
After attending this conference, participants should be able to:
- Develop pathways for the productive use of telemedicine by employing successful business models.
- Implement a strategy to overcome key barriers to the deployment of telemedicine by addressing legal, financial and administrative issues.
- Network and collaborate with colleagues in the field of telemedicine to build an international base for ongoing collaboration and knowledge building.
- Improve patient safety and outcomes by understanding and implementing current clinical and industry policies, standards and best practices to maximize the effectiveness of their telemedicine program.
ATA’s educational courses are designed for clinical, technical and administrative professionals who work in the field of telemedicine. No prerequisite knowledge or skills are required to participate in these activities. The target audience includes physicians, nurses, registered dieticians and psychologists as well as Florida-licensed clinical social workers, licensed marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, and occupational therapists.
USF Health adheres to the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards regarding commercial support of continuing medical education. It is the policy of USF Health that the faculty and planning committee disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, that relevant conflicts of interest are resolved and that speakers disclose any unlabeled/unapproved use of drugs or devices during their presentation.
Detailed disclosures will be made available onsite with meeting materials.
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 USF Health and the American Telemedicine Association. USF Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
USF Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
USF Health is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
A maximum of 19.25 contact hours may be earned by learners who successfully complete this continuing nursing education activity. Registered Dieticians
USF Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. USF Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This activity is approved for up to 19.25 credit hours. Full attendance to the conference is required. Partial credit will not be awarded.
Florida Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Mental Health Counselors
USF Health is an approved provider (BAP#433 – exp. 3/31/15) of continuing education credits for clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, and mental health counseling. This program has been reviewed and approved for up to 22.8, 50-minute contact hours.
Florida Licensed Occupational Therapists
USF Health is an approved provider (#107, exp. 2/28/15) of continuing education for Occupational Therapy Licensees. This program has been reviewed and approved for up to 22.8, 50-minute contact hours. Licensee numbers are required prior to the issuance of certificates.