2026-17: Tele-psychotherapy: A Journey of Implementation and Discovery!

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2026-17: Tele-psychotherapy:  A Journey of Implementation and Discovery!

This session will present the the implementation joureny of tele-psychotherapy into a private mental health practice that serves clients in multiple states. In addition, the presenters will introduce the providers' reflective feedback challenging the constructs of the value of non-verbal communication within the therapeutic session.

  Pasquale V. Iemma, DNP, RN-BC; Elcha S. Buckman, EdD, PMHCNS-BC

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

Session Length:
  36 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

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

  1. Discuss the value of tele-psychotherapy in expanding care delivery to under-served populations.
  2. Discuss the criteria that is essential to the successful implementation of tele-psychotherapy.
  3. Identify barriers within current practice settings to the implementation of tele-psychotherapy.

Keywords:  Tele-psychiatry, Practice, Tele-psychotherapy

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
11:15am - 12:00pm

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

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