Telehealth Presentation

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Tackling Telehealth:  The New Doctor Visits of 2021

Are you curious about making the most of your telehealth visits?  Or are you interested in trying telehealth but have questions about how it works?  Or are you a caregiver who has questions about telehealth visits for your loved one?  Sign up today for a free, informative presentation that will answer some common questions about telehealth.  Presentation will be March 16th at 3pm online using zoom.  If you’re not online, no problem!  You can also call into the meeting and listen and interact using your home phone or cell phone.  

To register, fill out the online form below. 

When you register, you can also enter to win one of 5 $20 Target Gift Cards!  If you have trouble registering, call us at 651-683-2326 or 763-325-3473.  This presentation will be held online on Zoom.  The link to the presentation will be emailed to your before the day of the event.

Presentation Topics

During this presentation, the host will address the following common questions:
  • What do you doctors want patients to know before their first visit?
  • Can a  telehealth visit be the first contact with a new doctor?
  • What kind of health concerns can telehealth address?
  • When is an in-person visit necessary?
  • How does the doctor know my weight, blood pressure, etc?
  • How do I dress (or undress) for a telehealth visit?
  • Is this zoom or what electronics do I need?
  • Do I have to pay for a telehealth visit?
  • How do I make an appointment?

About the Presenter

This online presentation will be hosted by Angela Smithson and was organized by St. Anthony Park Area Seniors.

More about Angela:

Angela Smithson, MD, MPH, is the director of the University of Minnesota St. John’s Hospital Family Medicine Residency.  Previously, she taught and practiced at the University of Minnesota North Memorial Family Medicine Residency and obtained her MPH from UMN School of Public Health in Community Health Education as a FM faculty fellow. She practiced full scope family medicine for 11 years and served as a medical director of Family Health Services Minnesota, P.A. In 2010, she joined St. John’s faculty and became its program director in 2015. Her work passions include improving team-based clinical care, chronic disease management, and promoting the importance of full spectrum family medicine physicians to trainees and communities.

Registration Form

    Giveaway open until March 15, 2021 at 11:59 pm. Must be 18 or older to enter. One entry per person.