FACS FRCSC FICS FWACS MScCH NOSM Medical University, Ontario, Canada
Identify basic terminology of telemedicine, teleurology and delivery systems available
Identify and differentiate best practices in delivery of teleurology or virtual care
Interpret current regulatory practices and medico-legal considerations to develop a compliant teleurology practice
Develop and integrate a urology-specific telemedicine offering in your own practice
Produce an action plan to accomplish learning objective #4 by 2025
Telemedicine/Virtual Care has rapidly expanded in today’s tech savvy world where digital relationships have become as commonplace as face-to-face encounters. Quality urologic care is often inaccessible or limited in many rural communities and even in urban populations for those with limited means and/or time. Telemedicine/Virtual Care platforms are changing these paradigms. This course will explore the opportunities and challenges in teleurology, focusing on proven techniques, for enhancement of urologic care. Participants will be guided through practice integration, pitfalls, billing, regulations, and the changing legislative landscape of telemedicine/virtual Care.