As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the AOA’s top priority remains supporting the needs of DOs and osteopathic medical students.
We have assembled a resource page to help physicians and medical students navigate the global health crisis—whether you are caring for patients as a frontline health care professional or supporting in other ways.
AOA staff members are continuously updating this page as new information becomes available. Here are some of the latest updates.
Upcoming webinar on Sept. 10: COVID-19, cybercrime and HIPAA: Prepare your practice
The pandemic has created the perfect storm for cybercriminals in these “relaxed” times. This webinar will explain how this happened and what you can do to protect yourself and your practice from COVID-19 scams.
On-demand webinar on avoiding burnout and building resilience
In this webinar recorded Aug. 11, Gaurav Agarwal, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and medical education at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, discusses moving beyond the prevention of burnout and instead systemically cultivating satisfaction and connection in ways that promote resilience, wellbeing and joy for all health care team members. It has been approved for 1.5 AOA 2B credits. Watch on YouTube below. For CME, viewers must register through AOA Online Learning.
On-demand webinar on practice security and staff safety
In this Aug. 12 webinar, health care safety, security and risk management expert Steve Wilder walks you through how to survive any potentially dangerous scenarios that you might encounter in your practice. This training will provide you with the ability to better protect yourself, your staff, your patients and your practice. It has been approved for 1.5 AOA 2B credits. Watch on YouTube below. For CME, viewers must register through AOA Online Learning.
On-demand webinar on practice reopening strategies
This webinar from Aug. 13 explores some of the policies and procedures that practices should be developing or have in place to comply with state, federal and medical society guidance. It also explores some of the liability issues which practices might face for failure to comply and steps to assure compliance and minimize risk.
This presentation also covers some of the financial challenges practices have faced as a result of COVID-19 and addresses steps, including telemedicine, that can potentially increase revenue and lower costs. It has been approved for 1.5 AOA 2B credits. Watch on YouTube below. For CME, viewers must register through AOA Online Learning.