October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2019
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ - 3.00; CERT OF COMPLETION - 3.00; FL Medicine - 3.00; SW - 3.50
The course covers a multitude of areas such as the history, evolution, models of care and benefits of telemedicine. In addition, the course provides a detailed overview of telemental health and online service delivery models and instructs participants in how to develop an online mental health service or practice by outlining essential infrastructure and technology components for getting started. Legal, regulatory, and ethical considerations when delivering mental health services online are also included. Finally, reimbursement strategies, clinical, administrative and technical best practices for delivering online video-based mental health services and tactics on how to best plan and respond to patient emergencies in an online setting are covered.