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Bridging the Distance in Health Care

The Center for Distance Health (CDH) is an innovative Center within the College of Medicine that allows the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to respond to the demands for dynamic, contemporary health care. CDH effectively reduces disparities in health care in Arkansas, while supporting ground-breaking research and cutting-edge programs.

Here you will find all information relevant to the CDH, telemedicine and telehealth capabilities and initiatives. On this site, UAMS personnel can learn how to usher telehealth technology into their respective fields.

Please browse through the CDH Web pages to learn more about its initiatives and how the CDH can help you meet the needs of your patients near and far.

To learn more about CDH, please contact us at cdhealth@uams.edu.

The UAMS Center for Distance Health is an Institutional Member of the ATA designating it as a cutting-edge provider of telemedicine services and a leader in this growing field.



Professional Education

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LARCs: Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives
Presenter(s): Crystal Marcussen, MNSc, APRN
Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 0.75 Credits, ANCC 0.75 Contact Hours, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. 1.0 CECH
Certified Nurse-Midwives and Collaborative Practice
Presenter(s): Joni Yarnell, MSN, CNM, APRN
Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, ANCC 1.0 Contact Hours
The Unexpected Neonatal Emergency: A Systems Approach to Improve Outcomes through Education
Presenter(s): Tina Pennington, BSN, RNC-NIC, CSM
Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 0.75 Credits, ANCC 0.75 Contact Hours, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. 0.75 CECH
Breastfeeding Initiation for the First-Time Mom
Presenter(s): Leslie McCormack, MSN, NM-BC, APRN
Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 0.5 Credits, ANCC 0.5 Contact Hours, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. 0.5 CECH
Ethics Forum: Capacity and Healthcare Decisions
Presenter: Jennifer Smith, JD, RN D. Micah Hester, PhD James O. Howe, JD, BA
Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, ANCC 1.0 Contact Hours, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. 1.0 CECH
Overview of Spinal cord injury Management in Physical Therapy
Presenter: Dr. Twala Maresh DPT, PT, NCS, ATP
Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, ANCC 1.0 Contact Hours, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. 1.0 CECH
Contemporary Treatment of Open Fractures
Presenter: Regis Renard, MD
Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, ANCC 1.0 Contact Hours, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. 1.0 CECH
The Adrenal Incidentaloma: We Found It, Now What?
Presenter: Rachel L. Slotcavage, MD
Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, ANCC 1.0 Contact Hours, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. 1.0 CECH
Parkinson’s Disease Update - Medical Management
Presenter: Rohit Dhall, MD, MSPH
Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, ANCC 1.0 Contact Hours, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. 1.0 CECH
Preventing Respiratory Viral Healthcare Associated Infections
Presenter: Matthew Linam, MD; Kelley Garner, MPH MLS (ASCP)
Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, ANCC 1.0 Contact Hours, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. 1.0 CECH
Sickle Cell Disease: Hydroxyurea, Transfusion Therapy & Iron Chelation Therapy
Presenter: Collin Montgomery, MNSc, RN, APRN, AGPCNP-C
Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, ANCC 1.0 Contact Hours, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. 1.0 CECH
Sleep and Women's Health
Presenter(s): Ellyn Matthews, PhD, MNSc, RN, AOCNS, CBSM, FAAN/RN Natalie Capps, MNSc, RN
Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, ANCC 1.0 Contact Hours, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. 1.0 CECH
Concussion Management
Presenter: Michael Israel, M.D. Department of Pediatrics
Accreditation: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 1.0 Credits, ANCC 1.0 Contact Hours, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. 1.0 CECH
Breastfeeding Curriculum - Resident
Breastfeeding Curriculum - Resident Presenters: Misty Virmani, MD, FAAP Dr. Elizabeth Kim, MD Caroline Duos, MD Ashley Wilcox, MD


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