The current pandemic has quickly changed the environment in which all medical care is provided from in-person to remote encounters. To better understand what is defined as Telehealth we will discuss current definitions, new requirements for documentation, coding, billing, reimbursements and strategies for the Dietitian to initiate effective diabetes education in this new landscape. Patient access to care and follow-up to care are ongoing challenges for Dietitians. We will explore how Telehealth improves and expands on the delivery of diabetes education.
Learning Objective :
To explain the definition of Telehealth for the Dietitian vs Telemedicine
To describe requirements for Dietitians to practice Telehealth
To explain two advantage for the patient when receiving Telehealth education vs in-person education
Registration deadline Monday, June 22nd, 2020.