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TeleGenetics Certification Course 2017
This is the multi-module course that is pre-work for the TeleGenetics Certification Course.
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Program Overview:

The TeleGenetics Certification Course includes six hours of pre-work modules which are located in this module. These interactive modules were developed by the South Central Telehealth Resource Center as a source of basic knowledge about TeleHealth. This information represents the best information available to us at the time of creation. Technology changes rapidly and these modules are regularly reviewed and updated to keep pace with industry changes.


  1. Describe Telemedicine and how it serves as a tool for healthcare professions for expanding patient access to care.
  2. Describe the rules for reimbursement, HIPAA protections, and PHI security related to using the modality of Telemedicine.
  3. Explain the changes in behavior one would need to demonstrate when seeing a patient via Telemedicine versus a face-to-face encounter.

Target Audience:

Genetic Counselors

Speaker Disclosures:
The planners, speakers, moderators, peer reviewers and /or panelists of this activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Esther Lee, MD

Evelyn Rawcliffe-Kimbrell, MD

Marion Pratt, MD

Adam Cherepski, MEd

Curtis Lowery, MD

Sarah Rhoads, PhD, DNP, APRN

Erin Bush, RNC-MNN

Instructions to obtain credit:

  1. Use the course code given to you to access this course when asked for payment.
  2. Complete the pre-test.
  3. View the entire activity online.
  4. Check completion box.
  5. Complete the post-test.
  6. Complete Evaluation.
  7. Must pass the post-test and complete evaluation to receive proof of completion.
  8. Certificate or transcript available in the “My Profile” tab.


The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized South Central Telehealth Resource Center to offer up to 0.75 CEUs or 7.5 Category 1 contact hours for the online course TeleGenetics Certification Course. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification.

Direct Provider Statement
In support of improving patient care, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation Statement 
The University of Arkansas for Medical Science Office of Continuing Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Policy statement

It is the policy of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Office of Continuing Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all provided and jointly provided educational activities.  All individuals who are in a position to control the content of the educational activity (course/activity, directors, planning committee members, staff, teachers, or authors of CE) must disclose all relevant financial relationships they have with any commercial interest(s) as well as the nature of the relationship.  Financial relationships of immediate family members must also be disclosed, if the nature of the relationship(s) could influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content.  The ACCME describes relevant financial relationships as those in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.  Individuals who refuse to disclose are disqualified from participation in the development, management, presentation, or evaluation of the CE activity.

UAMS Office of Continuing Education

4301 W. Markham #525
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: 501-661-7962 Fax: 501-661-7968

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Center for Distance Health
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Little Rock, AR 72205
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Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
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7.5 CEU> Non-Accredited

7.5 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

0.75 CEU, 7.5 Contact Hours> University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences> National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC)