2016-17: Telepsychiatric Services: A Model for Implementation in the Primary Care Setting

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2016-17: Telepsychiatric Services:  A Model for Implementation in the Primary Care Setting

Telepsychiatry services are being leveraged with more frequency as there are now reimbursement models for these clinical services. Telepsychiatry outcomes are comparable to in-person office visits for a wide spectrum of mental illness. This presentation will describe a collaborative care model for implementing telepsychiatric services in the primary care setting.

  Jess Calohan, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  39 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  1. Summarize current evidence as it relates to efficacy of telepsychiatry services.
  2. Define a telepsychiatry collaborative care model for use in the primary care setting.
  3. Discuss nursing's role in developing and implementing a telepsychiatry collaborative care model in the primary care setting.

Keywords:  Telepsychiatry, Collaborative Care

Continuing Nursing Education:
0.5 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 31st Annual Conference
Phoenix, Arizona
Thursday, October 19, 2017
10:15am - 11:00am

The contact hours for this session expire:  February 28, 2020

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