[2:15pm - 3:15pm] Session 5: How to run a virtual simulation for standardized patients (10 participants max)

Dallas, TX US
May 12, 2021

The use of telemedicine has been growing for decades; the current pandemic has only emphasized its importance in the provision of health care.  Health professional schools must properly prepare their graduates for the use of telemedicine.  This session will briefly review the teaching of telemedicine and the tools available to educators to teach telemedicine before engaging the participants in an exercise that showcases the use of the tool available for use in UT Southwestern’s Simulation Center to teach telemedicine skills. 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to: 

  1. Describe the history of telemedicine 
  2. List the advantages and disadvantages of:  
    1. Virtual versus in-person use of SPs 
    2. Several options for hosting virtual simulations using SPs 
  3. Draw their own conclusions about virtual simulations using standardized patient from their own participation in such a session


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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/12/2021 - 2:15pm CDT
Event ends: 
05/12/2021 - 3:15pm CDT
UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390
United States


The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center certifies that non-physicians will receive an attendance certificate stating that they participated in an activity that was designated for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA
  • 1.00 Attendance


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