Telehealth Distance Learning

The Telemedicine program at Children's is now offering distance learning opportunities using our advanced technology and specialized medical video capabilities.

Presentations occur the first Tuesday of every month from noon to 1 p.m.


June 2015

Vascular Anomalies
Matt Hawkins, M.D.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Following the education, the learner will be able to:

  • Articulate the similar appearance, but different biological and cellular characteristics of vascular tumors and vascular malformations.
  • Describe the role of at least three disciplines involved in the multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing and treating these disorders.
  • Compare and contrast contemporary, minimally invasive therapies that are available for patients of all ages who are afflicted with vascular anomalies.
  • Name common types of vascular tumors and treatment options for each.
  • Articulate appropriate nomenclature for vascular anomalies.

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July 2015

Bicuspid Aortic Valves
Camden Hebson, M.D.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Following the education, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify the 3 major complications associated with a bicuspid aortic valve.
  • Recognize the sound of a systolic click and integrate this skill into the patient's physical exam.
  • Describe the medical and surgical therapies for bicuspid aortic valve and its complications.

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August 2015

TBA

September 2015

Pediatric Palliative Care: A Collaborative Approach
Khaliah Johnson, MD
Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Following the education, the learner will be able to:

  • Define pediatric palliative care and the population it serves.
  • Identify strategies for applying pediatric palliative care principles.
  • Outline approaches to collaborating with local pediatric palliative care resources.

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Questions?

Contact Alex Schrock at william.schrock@choa.org for more information.

Continuing Education Credits

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children’s designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta resolves to ensure that its educational mission, and, particularly, its continuing medical education activities are not influenced by the special interests of any corporation or individual associated with its program. While having a financial interest or professional affiliation with a corporation does not necessarily influence a speaker’s presentation, the standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education require that this relationship be disclosed to the audience. Any potential conflict of interest will be made known to participants at the beginning of the conference.