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Telehealth: Creating Freedom for Providers and Access for Patients (ETD)
Center of Rehabilitation Excellence
3202 N Fourth St
Longview, Texas 75605
Thursday, September 19, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
Category: District Meetings

Technology is everywhere in healthcare and is rapidly expanding to all areas of patient care. Telehealth is the use of electronic communication to remotely provide health care information and services. This 1-hour introduction to telehealth will give attendees a basic understanding of telehealth including the different models of technology, options for use in practice, practice issues addressed by telehealth, options of types of platforms, and general rules and regulations. This two hour course will enable the participant to understand and immediately integrate current best evidence in telehealth into clinical practice1CCU

At the conclusion of the course, participants will be able to:

1) Understand and define telehealth;
2) Understand and define the three mains models of telehealth technology used today;
3) Summarize their respective state’s Physical Therapy Board Practice Act requirements to practice telehealth;
4) Communicate ways to integrate telehealth into physical therapy practice.

Dr. Mark Milligan, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT is an orthopedic manual therapist that specializes in the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal spinal conditions and is Board Certified in Orthopaedics and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy. He is also certified in dry needling and in Therapeutic Pain Science. He earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of Colorado, School of Medicine in Denver, Colorado. He went on to complete an Orthopaedic Physical Residency and Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship with Evidence in Motion (EIM). He is a full-time clinician and owner of Revolution Human Physical Therapy and Education, a micro-education company. He is also a physical therapist with Encompass Home Health in Austin, Texas. Dr. Milligan serves as adjunct faculty for the Doctor of Physical Therapy Programs at South College and The University of St. Augustine. Dr. Milligan is also primary faculty for Musculoskeletal Courses. He previously taught trigger point dry needling courses for EIM across the country. Mark has presented at numerous state and national conferences about dry needling and has been published in peer reviewed journals. He is an active member of the TPTA, APTA, and AAOMPT and has great interest in governmental affairs.

5:30 - 6:00 Registration
6:00 - 6:30 ETD Meeting
6:30 – 6:35 Introductions
6:35 - 6:45 Terminology of Telehealth
6:45 - 6:55 Current Models of Telehealth
6:55 -7:05 Platforms Available
7:05 -7:15 Rules and Regulations
7:15 -7:25 Issues Addressed
7:25 -7:30 Question and Answers

PT/PTA/Student Members $0
PT/PTA/Student Non-Members $10

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