2036-17: Telepsychiatry - Where Do APRN's Fit In?

4.67 (3 votes)

  • Registration Closed

2036-17: Telepsychiatry - Where Do APRN's Fit In?

This presentation will address the roles of APRNs in telepsychiatry services, best practice in telepsychiatry, and the limitations of those services.  It will address some of the variation in state regulations and how limitation may be present depending on Board of Nursing and those states that have Telemedicine regulations.

  Jessica L. Estes DNP, APRN, NP

Disclosures:  The presenter is currently the Clinical Director of Nurse Practitioner Services at InnovaTel Telepsychiatry. Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  49 minutes

Target Audience:  APRN

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

  1. Identify the best practices of telepsychiatry.
  2. Identify the regulatory bodies within their state to determine the reimbursement and practice of telemedicine.
  3. Identify resources for the practice of telemedicine.

Keywords:  Telehealth, Collaborative Care, APRN Practice

Continuing Nursing Education:
0.75 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
12:15pm - 1:00pm

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

Components visible upon registration.