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ACHA Webinar: Ask an ACHD Specialist: The ABCs of Telemedicine – Part 1

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Ask an ACHD Specialist: The ABCs of Telemedicine – Part 1  

Thursday, May 28, 2020, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. EDT 

Presenters: Arwa Saidi, MB, BCh, MEd, Jonathan Cramer, MD, Marc Cribbs, MD,

Camille Richards, MSN, FNP-BC, and Ryan Stephens, DNP(c), FNP-C, MBA

About the Webinar

Telemedicine is the wave of the future. It makes it possible for your healthcare provider to evaluate, diagnose, and treat you wherever you are using remote technologies, like audio and video. Telehealth includes the aspects of telemedicine, but at the same time, has a broader definition. You might be thinking, especially during this unexpected time of uncertainty, “What does all this mean for me? Will I ever see my healthcare provider in person again? How will he/she examine me? How will I get my blood work or other test done? Do I need special equipment for a telemedicine visit? What about payment and insurance?” These are only a few of the many questions that will be answered by a panel of ACHD specialists on this webinar. You don’t want to miss this.

REGISTER NOW: https://bit.ly/2WKGFGp

About the Presenters

Arwa Saidi, MB, BCh, MEd, is an ACHD cardiologist and Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Saidi is ACHD board certified and is Vice Chair of the ACHA Medical Advisory Board.

Jonathan Cramer, MD, is an Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE, and Medical Director of the Midwest & Omaha Congenital Heart and Aortopathy Program. He is ACHD board certified.

Marc Cribbs, MD, is the Medical Director of the Alabama Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, AL and Director, UAB Comprehensive Pregnancy & Heart Program. He is also an Assistant Professor at the UAB School of Medicine. He is board certified in ACHD.

Camille Richards, MSN, APN, is director of UMMC’s Adult Congenital Heart/Structural Heart Programs in Jackson, MS. She is also Executive Director of University Heart at University of Mississippi Medical Center. She is a past member of the ACHA Board of Directors.

Ryan Stephens, DNP(c), FNP-C, MBA, is a Nurse Practitioner in the Adolescent-Adult Congenital Heart Program at LeBonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN, and an Instructor in the College of Nursing-Acute and Tertiary Care, University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He is a Heart to Heart Peer Mentor with ACHA.

About the Adult Congenital Heart Association

The Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life and extending the lives of adults with congenital heart disease (CHD). ACHA serves and supports the more than one million adults with CHD, their families and the medical community—working with them to address the unmet needs of the long-term survivors of congenital heart defects through education, outreach, advocacy, and promotion of ACHD research. For more information about ACHA, contact (888) 921-ACHA or visit www.achaheart.org.

 

 Sponsorship support provided by Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc

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