Opening Remarks followed by Plenary Panel Discussion - First you see me, now you don't: The shift to virtual care during a global pandemic

October 17, 2020 from 10:45am EST to 11:50am EST

Maitry Patel, CCPA, Jeremy Heinerich, PA-C and Deaana Lautenbach, CCPA

COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of our lives including how we deliver care to patients. Using telemedicine to treat patients has universally become the norm.  Providers are increasingly using live video, audio, and instant messaging to communicate with their patients remotely. This panel discussion will define the PAs role in delivering virtual care and examine how we can continue to effectively deliver quality care moving forward.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to:

1. Describe the PA role in delivering virtual care;
2. Identify platforms to facilitate virtual care;
3. Recall case examples;
4. Discuss best practices to ensure success for both patient and caregiver.