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Telepsychiatry in the Era of COVID-19

Activity Type:

  • Webinar


Release Date: 3/17/2020

Expiration Date: 4/20/2020

  • Participation: 1

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Event Details

The live presentation will take place on March 20, 2020, 1:00-2:00pm ET.

Due to system capacity the webinar will be limited to 1,000 participants. Advance registration is encouraged. 

Can't attend the live presentation? A recording will be made available through SMI Adviser for free next week. 

Overview

This webinar will offer learners an overview of how to use telemental health and video visits in the changing landscape surrounding the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. As clinicians seek to quickly offer remote and video visits, it is important that they be aware of the legal, clinical, cultural, and practical aspects in using technology to deliver care. This webinar will cover topics including assessing which telemental health platform to use, licensure, issues around consent, online prescribing, billing and payments, and special situations.

Pricing

FREE- $0

Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by Grant No. 1H79SM080818-01 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. 

Learning Objectives

  • List at least one legal, regulatory, and/or financial rule governing telehealth that has changed in the last month. 
  • Relate how these changes impact your ability to offer video visits.
  • Utilize the APA Telepsychiatry Toolkit to identify three sections to support your use of video visits.
  • Identify at least four relevant references for up to date telemental health information around regulation, safety, and best practices.

Target Audience

Psychiatrists, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners

Estimated Time to Complete

Estimated Duration: 1.0 hour
Program Start Date: March 20, 2020 
Program End Date: March 20, 2020

Continuing Education Credit

This webinar has NOT been designated for continuing education credit. Only a non-credit certificate of participation will be awarded. 

Faculty and Planner Disclosures

Instructor

  • Peter Yellowlees, MBBS, MD, Chief Wellness Officer, UC Davis Health; Alan Stoudemire Endowed Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, UC Davis

Planners

  • Tristan Gorrindo, MD, American Psychiatric Association
  • John Torous, MD, MBI, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 

Accessibility for Participants with Disabilities

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Hardware/Software Requirements

We recommend that prior to the webinar, you check system requirements to ensure your device is compatible and rule out connectivity issuess.

This internet-based CME activity is best experienced using Internet Explorer 8+, Mozilla Firefox 3+, Safari 4+. This website requires that JavaScript and session cookies be enabled. Certain activities may require additional software to view multimedia, presentation, or printable versions of the content. These activities will be marked as such and will provide links to the required software. That software may be: Adobe Flash, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Windows Media Player.

Optimal System Configuration

  • Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10.3+ 
  • Browser: Firefox (latest version), Internet Explorer 8.0+, Safari 7.0+, Microsoft Edge (latest version) or Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Operating System: Windows XP+ or Mac OS X 10.4+ 
  • Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

Minimum Requirements

  • Windows PC: 500-MHz Pentium II; Windows XP or higher; 128 MB RAM; Video Card at least 64MB of video memory; Macromedia Flash Player 10.3 or higher; Sound Card at least 16-bit; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content
  • Macintosh:Mac OS X 10.4+ or higher with latest updates installed; 1.83MHz Intel Core Duo or faster; RAM: 128MB or more; Video Card: at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card: at least 16-bit; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content

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