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Telemedicine


TeleMedicine

The AAAAI offers telemedicine learning resources for the practicing allergist / immunologist. These resources are designed as a place to start the discovery process. Due to the complex and rapidly changing nature of telemedicine, these resources are not able to be all-inclusive. For specific telemedicine questions that are not addressed, please contact: webeditors@aaaai.org.
 

For information on COVID-19 specific telemedicine resources, visit our COVID-19 Telemedicine website here.


May 22, 2020
How to Use Telemedicine With Your Asthma Patients
This video describes how to evaluate a patient with asthma, and includes tips for monitoring medication use and delivery and identification of allergen triggers in the home.

This video is for research only. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology does not endorse products. Be sure to consult your state and local HIPAA and telehealth regulations as they may differ across the country. A practitioner should also be aware of the limitations of taking a physical exam while using a video platform. This approach will not be the ideal solution for all patient encounters, but it is one tool to consider to meet the needs of your practice and your patients.



Read a transcript of the video.


April 23, 2020
How to Conduct a Professional Telemedicine Visit Using Good Webside Manner

This video shows best practices for communicating effectively during a telemedicine visit, including making/maintaining eye contact (which is not as straight forward as it seems) and minimizing external distractions. Also included are practical tips on what makes for a professional setup and background, as well as ideal camera positioning.

This video is for research only. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology does not endorse products. Be sure to consult your state and local HIPAA and telehealth regulations as they may differ across the country. A practitioner should also be aware of the limitations of taking a physical exam while using a video platform. This approach will not be the ideal solution for all patient encounters, but it is one tool to consider to meet the needs of your practice and your patients.



Read a transcript of the video.


April 2, 2020
How to Conduct a Physical Exam Via Telemedicine
This video describes how to conduct a physical exam using telemedicine utilizing both visual observation and common vital signs. You will also learn how to instruct patients to help you in the exam process by talking them through some aspects of the exam, such as evaluating the sinuses.  

This video is for research only. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology does not endorse products. Be sure to consult your state and local HIPAA and telehealth regulations as they may differ across the country. A practitioner should also be aware of the limitations of taking a physical exam while using a video platform. This approach will not be the ideal solution for all patient encounters, but it is one tool to consider to meet the needs of your practice and your patients.

 

Read a transcript of the video.
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