Telemental Health

Certified Telemental Health Physician Program 11.0 CME $500

Becoming a Certified Telemental Health Physician will show patients, regulatory agencies, and licensure organizations that the education and competency has been gained to provide telemental health services. The Certified Telemental Health Physician program consists of 6 courses:

  • Telemental Health Professional Orientation
  • Telemental Health Patient – Practitioner Protocol
  • Telemental Health Disclosure and Informed Consent
  • Telemental Health Technology
  • Telemental Health Legal Considerations and Compliance
  • Telemental Health Crisis Management

The Certified Telemental Health Physician program was written to reduce practitioner risk and increase patient satisfaction and improve patient outcomes with the use of telemental health.

 

Learn More


 

Telemental Health Professional Orientation 1.5 CME $100

This course reduces risk and provides education and competency to meet regulatory and licensure requirements for practitioners providing telemental health services to patients. Understanding the evolution, public health opportunity, ethical practices, integrative approaches with primary and specialty care, along with the ethical responsibilities in different telemental health settings providing a basis for the service line and patient care coordination.

 

Learn More


 

Telemental Health Patient – Practitioner Protocol 2.25 CME $100

This course reduces risk and provides education and competency to meet regulatory and licensure requirements for practitioners providing telemental health services to patients while integrating appropriate patient and practitioner communication. Implementing patient suitability, conducting patient risk assessments, developing rapport with patients all while providing proper documentation, and ethical screenings with appropriate referrals in and out will allow for a seamless transition to the use of telemental health.

 

Learn More


 

Telemental Health Disclosure and Informed Consent 2.0 CME $100

This course reduces risk and provides education and competency to meet regulatory and licensure requirements for practitioners providing telemental health services to patients while reducing risk in the disclosure and informed consent process. Ensuring patients understand disclosures, can provide informed consent, implementing emergency procedures for distant patient care, verifying privacy, location of services provided, and safety, with unique challenges of telemental health to grant permission of use based on the knowledge of possible patient consequences.

 

Learn More


 

Telemental Health Technology 2.0 CME $100

This course reduces risk and provides education and competency to meet regulatory and licensure requirements for practitioners providing telemental health services to patients when implementing and using technology. Understanding the benefits and risks of different technology modalities, evaluating technologies, appropriate etiquette, storage of recordings and documentation along with the ethical responsibilities regarding technology and confidentiality in the practical application for telemental health for patient care.

 

Learn More


 

Telemental Health Legal Considerations and Compliance 1.5 CME $100

This course reduces risk and provides education and competency to meet regulatory and licensure requirements for practitioners providing telemental health services to patients in a legal and compliant manner. Understanding state and federal laws, malpractice limits, security breaches, and business associate agreements that are required when Protected Health Information is in transit along with the technological, administrative, and physical safeguards for risks and threats will allow the practice to be aware of rules, regulations and laws that related to telemental health.

 

Learn More


 

Telemental Health Crisis Management 1.75 CME $100

This course reduces risk and provides education and competency to meet regulatory and licensure requirements for practitioners providing telemental health services to patients who may have a crisis at a distance. Creating an emergency management plan, clarifying bounds and requirements in case of a patient crisis, and de-escalation strategies at a distance while being able to identify a crisis and knowing local emergency services and supports may lead to a better patient outcome due to planning for an emergency.

 

Learn More


 

Telemental Health Annual HIPAA Training 1.75 CME $50

This course reduces risk and provides education and competency to meet regulatory and licensure requirements for practitioners providing telemental health services to patients while following the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996. As HIPAA recommends annual training that should include telemental health considerations to the Privacy Rule, Security Rule, Omnibus Rule, Breach Notification Rule and Enforcement Rule while understanding the Order of Authority in state and federal laws.

 

Learn More