6 CE Hours Available * This course qualifies for Legal & Ethical CE Hours.
This training course is offered 24/7, available complete at your own pace (anytime within 6 months from registration date)
Get your feet wet with this overview of telehealth theory and practice. Whether you seek to start a full TBHI certification program, start on the learning path to that certification, or just get enough information to decide if telehealth is for you, this survey course will provide enough information about the key aspects of telehealth so that you can make decisions about how you’d like to proceed.
This 6-hour introduction provides a brief introduction to telehealth terms, concepts to lay the groundwork for you to glimpse the remarkably fast-growing scientific literature related to telehealth. It will then delve deeper to help you grasp fundamental legal, ethical, clinical, technical, and reimbursement strategies for leveraging your services with the power and reach of your Internet.
This program will also expose you to the basics of online assessment, as well as get you thinking about every clinician’s worst fear — how to handle telehealth emergencies. You’ll get accurate and up to date information about practicing over state lines, HIPAA and HITECH and which technologies to start considering to match your clients/patient’s needs as well as your own needs and preferences.
Taught by world-class faculty members whose passion has led the field for more than two decades, you will appreciate the benefit that only decades of experience can deliver. This introductory training program can help you decide if telehealth or for you, if it is manageable in terms of your legal and ethical “to-do’s,” and get you started toward building your own legal, ethical, and evidence-based telepractice.
*These topics meet states’ identified telemental health competency requirements as they have been released to date (California, Georgia, etc.)
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Dr. Maheu has been a leader in telemental health since 1994. With four textbooks, dozens of book chapters and journal articles to her name, as well as having educated more than 15,000 clinicians, she is in a unique position to guide you or your organization in finding a maximally profitable niche in this rapidly expanding market. She is a master at getting to the point and answering your questions with clear, actionable, evidence-based suggestions that will move you to your goal both quickly and accurately.
Dr. Pulier has been a Board Certified psychiatrist since the early 1970s and has worked as a clinician, researcher, administrator and teacher. He was the Medical Psychiatric Director for a multi-state managed care division of PruCare and co-founded and co-directed a private multidisciplinary mental health clinic tailored for managed care needs. He designed and constructed a novel affordable computer-controlled all-electronic tachistoscope and served as PhD thesis adviser for a Fairleigh Dickenson University graduate student using this instrument to investigate backward masking phenomena in schizophrenia.