Evolution of TelePsychiatry: From Alternative Backup Modality to Mainstream Necessity

September 9, 2022

The COVID Pandemic has transformed telepsychiatry from an alternative back up model of care reserved for rural and underserved settings to a mainstream necessity utilized across the field.  This webinar explores the evolution of telepsychiatry over the past six decades and reviews data that validates it as a necessary tool of the present and essential component of psychiatric care in the future. 

Target Audience

Emergency Services Physicians

Internal Medicine Physicians

Neurologists

Psychiatrists

Intensivists

Advanced Practice Nurses

Physician Assistants

Nurses

Learning Objectives

Learners will be able to:

  • compare efficacy, satisfaction, treatment outcomes, and cost of virtual psychiatric care models to in-person care models 
  • analyze the virtual and in-person psychiatric care models across different settings, demographics, and clinical diagnoses
  • identify potential challenges of telepsychiatry
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Emergency Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Course opens: 
08/05/2022
Course expires: 
10/09/2022
Event starts: 
09/09/2022 - 12:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
09/09/2022 - 1:00pm EDT
Rating: 
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Speaker(s)

Kristina Bedynerman, MD, FAPA

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Peer Reviewer(s)

Rachel State Adelman, MD, MPH

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Committee member(s)

Michelle Boudreau, D.O.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Planner(s)

Caitlyn Boyd, MHA, MSN, RN, CPHQ

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Physicians: 
We are working with a Joint Provider to provide CME accredited activities.  Please allow up to 10 business days for your instructions on claiming your CME certificate. 
Accreditation and Designation Statement and Disclosure Report for CME of this activity here.

 

Nurses: 
This activity has been submitted to Emergency Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours.  Emergency Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
    This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Emergency Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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