Virtual Care Training Modules

Virtual Care Training Modules

As virtual care becomes a common aspect of rheumatology, there is a need to learn and practice a standardized approach to virtual care. This series of online training modules has been developed according to best practices and practical considerations on how to navigate the virtual space. This activity is a Practice Assessment Activity (Section 3).

Learning Objectives
At the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss the benefits and challenges of conducting rheumatological assessments using video
  2. Identify some of the technological requirements and setup required to conduct optimal video appointments
  3. Conduct a rheumatology virtual care appointment
  4. Recognize and troubleshoot common problems that occur while conducting video appointments

CanMEDS Roles

  1. Medical Expert
  2. Communicator
  3. Professional

This educational resource is made available exclusively to CRA members (and invited guests); access to the site is password protected, please contact for password.

These virtual care training modules were supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Novartis. An independent CRA Scientific Planning Committee was responsible for the scientific integrity, objectivity, and balance of this content.