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Fundamentals of Virtual Patient Monitoring


This three-module e-Learning series was designed to give you the skills you need to work virtually as a sleep health professional. Each module includes a glossary and a knowledge check section to reinforce learning. Topics included in preview on next tab.

Module 1 - Building a Remote Patient Monitoring Coaching Program 0.5 CEC

Authors: Melinda Trimble, LRCP, RPSGT, RST, FAAST; Laura A Linley, CRT, RPSGT, FAAST; Amy Korn-Reavis, RRT, RPSGT, CCSH

This module is an introduction to the Fundamentals of Virtual Patient Monitoring: Utilizing Connected Technologies to Improve Clinical Outcomes module series. This module includes discussing development of a virtual patient monitoring program, reviewing patient’s rights and responsibilities, and identifying best practices for patient interviewing and assessment.  Learners will also discuss medical ethics, developing communication skills, identifying useful policies and procedures, coding, billing, regulatory compliance, and business operations models.

Module 2 – Care Orchestrator Report Development Tools for Successful Patient and Program Management 1.0 CEC

Author: Jill West, RPSGT, RST, CCSH

This module will cover care orchestrator report development tools for successful patient and program management and the following course objectives: Introduce Care Orchestrator, which includes identifying supported devices and uploading data into Care Orchestrator; Review navigating the patient record and report generation and creating custom compliance reports; and Describe how to interpret reports, and utilizing tasks and reminders.

Module 3 – Data Management in Patients with Sleep Disordered Breathing 1.0 CEC

Author: Tami Naumann

This module will cover data management in patients with sleep disordered breathing. The objectives for this module are to review report data for patients with classic OSA, review event detection and classification and describe the basic functions of the auto algorithm.  Learners will discuss report structure, learn how to generate reports in Care Orchestrator, and review report interpretation.

Module 4 - Remote Patient Monitoring - Case Studies 1.0 CEC

Author: Melinda Trimble, LRCP, RPSGT, RST, FAAST

This module provides patient scenarios that incorporate the information provided in the earlier learning modules and provide an opportunity for practical application.  Learners will be asked to review each scenario, consider what information is important, and think about how they would respond in each situation. 

  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits

    Module 1 of Virtual Patient Monitoring Modules, Building a Remote Patient Monitoring Coaching Program, includes a 10-question knowledge assessment and 0.5 AAST Continuing Education Credits (CECs).

    This is the first module in the series which is an introduction to the Fundamentals of Virtual Patient Monitoring: Utilizing Connected Technologies to Improve Clinical Outcomes module series. This module includes discussing development of a virtual patient monitoring program, reviewing patient’s rights and responsibilities, and identifying best practices for patient interviewing and assessment.  Learners will also discuss medical ethics, developing communication skills, identifying useful policies and procedures, coding, billing, regulatory compliance, and business operations models.

     By Melinda Trimble, LRCP, RPSGT, RST, FAAST; Laura A Linley, CRT, RPSGT, FAAST; Amy Korn-Reavis, RRT, RPSGT, CCSH

  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 03/01/2021

    Module 2 of Virtual Patient Monitoring Modules, Care Orchestrator Report Development Tools for Successful Patient and Program Management, includes a 10-question knowledge assessment and 1.0 AAST Continuing Education Credits (CECs).

    The second module in the series will cover care orchestrator report development tools for successful patient and program management and the following course objectives: Introduce Care Orchestrator, which includes identifying supported devices and uploading data into Care Orchestrator; Review navigating the patient record and report generation and creating custom compliance reports; and describe how to interpret reports, and utilizing tasks and reminders.

    By Jill West, RPSGT, RST, CCSH

  • Contains 3 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 03/01/2022

    Module 3 of Virtual Patient Monitoring Modules, Data Management in Patients with Sleep Disordered Breathing, includes a 10-question knowledge assessment and 1.0 AAST Continuing Education Credits (CECs).

    This third module in the series will cover data management in patients with sleep disordered breathing. The objectives for this module are to review report data for patients with classic OSA, review event detection and classification and describe the basic functions of the auto algorithm. Learners will discuss report structure, learn how to generate reports in Care Orchestrator, and review report interpretation.

    By Tami Naumann

  • Contains 2 Component(s), Includes Credits Recorded On: 11/17/2022

    Module 4 of Virtual Patient Monitoring, the Remote Patient Monitoring - Case Studies offers case specific scenarios and 1.0 AAST Continuing Education Credits (CECs).

    The last module of the series provides patient scenarios that incorporate the information provided in the earlier learning modules and provide an opportunity for practical application. Learners will be asked to review each scenario, consider what information is important, and think about how they would respond in each situation.  

    By Melinda Trimble, LRCP, RPSGT, RST, FAAST