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Maximizing Telemedicine in Your Practice & Opioid Talk


Total Credits: 2 including 2 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s), 1 Opioid Credit

Average Rating:
   114
State Associations:
TOMA - Texas
Faculty:
Jessica Edwards, DO |  Jennifer Fix, MBA, PharmD, BCGP, BCAP
Duration:
1 Hour 52 Minutes
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

Maximizing Telemedicine in Your Practice
Jessica Edwards, DO; Zara Medical Aesthetics

This session will provide an overview of telemedicine, potential uses in your practice and how to maximize patient health monitoring.

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Provide an overview of telemedicine and its regulatory history
  2. Discuss uses of telemedicine within your practice beyond the pandemic
  3. Review remote monitoring

Let's Get the Day Started with an Opioid Talk
Jennifer Fix, PharmD, MBA; UNTHSC

Dr. Jennifer Fix, Associate Professor of Pharmacotherapy will facilitate a robust discussion about the benefits of the Texas PMP and best strategies for communicating with patients. In addition, the speaker will review a recently published systematic review on the effects of rescheduling hydrocodone on opioid use outcomes. Finally, the speaker will provide a conversational refresher on the benefits and use of Naloxone.

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Consider aspects of prescribing and monitoring of controlled substances
  2. Understand how to effectively communicate with patients the prescribing of opioids or other controlled substances
  3. Refresh knowledge on the use of Naloxone
  4. Review the effects of rescheduling hydrocodone on opioid use outcomes

Statement of Accreditation
The Texas Osteopathic Medical Association (TOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. TOMA designates this program for a maximum of 2 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Grievance Policy
All grievances may be directed to TOMA's Executive Director at toma@txosteo.org. All grievances will receive an initial response within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

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Faculty

Jessica Edwards, DO's Profile

Jessica Edwards, DO Related Seminars and Products

Zara Medical Aesthetics


Dr. Jessica Edwards is practicing family medicine in New Braunfels, Texas, and earned her master of science degree from the HSC’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in 2010.  She is board certified in Family Medicine and OMT by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.

She completed her residency at Care Point Health in Family Medicine in Jersey City, New Jersey. In 2016, she was the recipient of the American Osteopathic Foundation/American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians Outstanding Resident in Family Medicine Award.
She was selected and served on AACOM’s prestigious Osteopathic Health Policy Fellowship. She received the National Medicine Association Post Graduate Top Healthcare Professional Under 40 Award in 2019.  In 2020, she was a keynote speaker at the TOMA Midwinter Conference. She is the Founder and CEO of Zara Medical Aesthetics and is currently practicing Family Medicine.

Dr. Edwards discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


Jennifer Fix, MBA, PharmD, BCGP, BCAP's Profile

Jennifer Fix, MBA, PharmD, BCGP, BCAP Related Seminars and Products


Dr. Jennifer Fix has been an Associate Professor of Pharmacotherapy with the University of North Texas System College of Pharmacy since 2016.  She is the Director of Community and Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Experiential Services. 
Prior to joining the College of Pharmacy, she owned and operated an independent pharmacy for 25 years.  20 years as a Medicine Shoppe Franchise and 5 years as Jen Care Pharmacy in Haltom City, Texas.   She is a Past President of the Texas Pharmacy Association and the Tarrant County Pharmacy Association.  
At the College of Pharmacy, along with many committee responsibilities, Dr. Fix teaches OTC’s to first year pharmacy students, and Advanced Non-Sterile Compounding to second and third-year students.   She has established an “emphasis in pharmacy compounding” program that includes 14 hours of programming and is blocked in the student’s transcript as an “emphasis”.  This program is designed to make these graduates job ready in the area of compounding. 
She precepts fourth-year APPE students.  She is board certified by the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties in both Ambulatory Care Pharmacy and Geriatric Pharmacy.  Her clinical service was in the gastroenterology department at HSC Health where she worked with GI physicians, fellows, and residents to treat patients with Hepatitis-C patients.  It was her responsibility to develop and implement a treatment plan under a collaborative practice signed protocol. 
She is recognized by TCOM as an Associate Professor of Family Medicine related to her clinic work and interprofessional education activities along with the SAGE program, Seniors Assisting in Geriatric Education. 
Today’s program is “Let’s get the day started with an Opioid Talk”. 

Dr. Fix discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


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