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Telehealth and Stroke
Presenter: Tina Benton, RN Tina Benton is the program director of Antenatal & Neonatal Guidelines and Education Learning System (ANGELS) in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Oversight Director of the Center for Distance Health. Benton assisted in the initial and ongoing development of ANGELS from 2003 to present. Prior to 2003 Benton served in the Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine as the statewide Perinatal Outreach Nurse. Benton along with the Medical Director, Dr. Curtis Lowery, accepted the American Telemedicine Association’s Innovation Award for the ANGELS program in 2007, and in 2011 the UAMS Center for Distance Health(CDH) received the institutional award as best program in the nation. CDH also received a 102 million dollar grant from the Department of Commerce in 2010 to expand broadband and interactive video equipment for the purpose of healthcare, education, research and public safety. CDH acts as an expert consultant and advocate to develop creative telemedicine initiatives in all areas of health care delivery. Benton has presented posters at several Telemedicine-associated and Perinatal meetings in the United States. Tina received her BSN in nursing at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, and she is a long-standing member of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
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Knowledge Gap: 
The purpose of this activity is to educate healthcare providers with the most up-to-date information on Telehealth and Stroke.

Target Audience
The target audience includes all healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals who would like to learn about Telehealth and Stroke and how it pertains to their respective profession

Speaker Bio

Tina Benton is the program director of Antenatal & Neonatal Guidelines and Education Learning System (ANGELS) in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and the Oversight Director of the Center for Distance Health.  Benton assisted in the initial and ongoing development of ANGELS from 2003 to present. Prior to 2003 Benton served in the Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine as the statewide Perinatal Outreach Nurse.  Benton along with the Medical Director, Dr. Curtis Lowery, accepted the American Telemedicine Association’s Innovation Award for the ANGELS program in 2007, and in 2011 the UAMS Center for Distance Health(CDH) received the institutional award as best program in the nation. CDH also received a 102 million dollar grant from the Department of Commerce in 2010 to expand broadband and interactive video equipment for the purpose of healthcare, education, research and public safety.  CDH acts as an expert consultant and advocate to develop creative telemedicine initiatives in all areas of health care delivery. Benton has presented posters at several Telemedicine-associated and Perinatal meetings in the United States.  Tina received her BSN in nursing at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, and she is a long-standing member of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

 

Release and Expiration Dates:

8/22/2016 - 8/22/2019

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

Planners:                                                             Peer Reviewers:

Tina Benton, RN                                                     Kim Miller, CHES/MCHES
Renee Joiner, RN                                                   Susan Smith Dodson, RN
Susan Smith Dodson, RN
Kim Miller, MCHES

Speakers:

Tina Benton, RN

Objectives:


1. Describe the current telehealth initiatives in Arkansas.
2. Describe telehealth uses that integrate into traditional healthcare systems.
3. Determine the cost efficiencies of telehealth.

Instructions to obtain credit:

  1. Complete the pre-test
  2. View the entire activity online
  3. Check completion box
  4. Complete the post-test (must pass the post-test to receive credit)
  5. Complete Evaluation
  6. Print certificate or transcript (Available in the “My Profile” tab).

 

ANCC Accreditation Statement:
Center of Distance Health, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

 

Learn OnDemand Contact Us:
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UAMS Center for Distance Health
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Little Rock, AR 72205
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Designation Statement 
The UAMS College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

 

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Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
15 Registered Users
Credits
1 Hours> Non-Accredited

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

1 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC

1 CECH> University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences> CHES