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Transplant Alliance Learning Series

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Telehealth & Telemedicine: Maximizing Transplantation Amid Pandemic

Thursday, January 28, 2021, at 3:00pm – 4:00pm EST

Continuing Education Credits

1 CEPTC Credit, 1 Nursing Contact Hour

Telehealth & Telemedicine: Maximizing Transplantation Amid Pandemic

Thursday, January 28, 2021, at 3:00pm – 4:00pm EST / 12:00pm – 1:00pm PST

Purpose / Goal

As a result of the COVID19 pandemic, telehealth has evolved significantly and become an integral part of all aspects of healthcare. Consequently, transplant programs have reinvented their clinical practices to continue maximizing the number of lives saved. Join us to hear about the experiences of Thomas Jefferson University as they share how their program amplified its telehealth platform and quickly adjusted to the increased demand through workflow innovations.

Learning Objectives

  1. Define the need for telehealth and telemedicine given the current climate.
  2. Recognize the difference between telehealth and telemedicine.
  3. Describe the technical aspects of telehealth.
  4. Discuss the benefits of telehealth.
  5. Identify the limitations of telehealth and how to overcome them.

Presenters

Pooja Singh
Speaker
Pooja Singh
MD
Associate Professor Medical Director, Kidney-Pancreas Transplantation Medical Director, Living Donor Kidney Transplant Program
Thomas Jefferson University
Anju Yadav
Speaker
Anju Yadav
MD, FASN
Assistant Professor
Thomas Jefferson University

Moderator

Who Does This Benefit?

Members of the donation and transplantation community serving diverse populations to include administrators, coordinators, physicians, nurses, surgeons, managers, quality improvement specialists, social workers, and other donation and transplantation center professionals and their colleagues.

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