This presentation will provide an overview of telehealth and its history. It will define key terminology and include a general overview of the applications of telehealth. Important information with regards to APRN telehealth practice will be highlighted including maintaining standard of care, credentialing, and malpractice. Current legislative and reimbursement trends will also be reviewed in light of COVID-19.
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After taking part in this educational activity, participants will be able to:
- Identify four general categories of telehealth
- Describe at least 3 key professional practice issues affecting primary care providers and the provisions of care via telehealth
- Describe current telehealth reimbursement and billing trends.
TIME TO COMPLETE
1 hours 30 minutes
Each video is accessible twice within six months of purchase.
NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 CNE credit(s), of which 0 is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
February 2021; Reviewed February 2022
Program ID: 20CATEL
Provider Accreditation Statement
This program is provided by Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE).
Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
In addition to ANCC, NPACE is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by: the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP8720 and Florida CE Broker #50-1476.
NPACE, the Provider of awarding contact hours, is responsible for adherence to ANCC criteria.
This course is taught by Kelli Garber, MSN, APRN, PPCNP-BC; Lead Advanced Practice Provider and Clinical Integration Specialist at The Medical University of South Carolina Center for Telehealth. Kelli Garber is also currently the President and Legislative Chair of the SC Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) and is an active member of the National NAPNAP Health Policy Committee. Ms. Garber is an experienced presenter on the subject of telehealth and related APRN practice. She speaks regularly at local, state and national conferences and has a special interest in telehealth education and preserving the quality of the telehealth interaction. Kelli Garber has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
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