Your school-based telehealth program can significantly improve the health of your whole student body. Using telehealth within school nursing programs overcomes numerous barriers to access and creates new avenues for prevention and treatment. This comprehensive training program is designed to provide you with the practical knowledge of successfully providing telehealth services within your school. It covers each step of the process from planning to implementation and sustainability. The case studies and demonstrations combined with detailed best practices provide you with a strong foundation for implementing a successful school-based telehealth program.
From the time of registration, you have six months to access the coursework.
- Describe the steps of planning and creating a strategy for implementing a school-based telehealth program
- Explain the key regulatory and systematic considerations when launching a school-based telehealth program
- Explain how to select technology for telehealth
- List key metrics to consider when evaluating a school-based telehealth program
- Describe how to collaborate internally and externally and effectively market a school-based telehealth program
- Describe the process of a school-based telehealth consult hosted by a school nurse
Loren Nix, RN, BSN, is the Director of School Health Plus with Global Partnership for Telehealth. She has been a registered nurse in Georgia since 1998, receiving her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Medical College of Georgia School of Nursing. After working two years in the hospital setting, Mrs. Nix transitioned into the role of school nurse where she served for 14 years. In 2009, Mrs. Nix was the first school nurse in the state of Georgia to implement telehealth in her school nurse’s clinic. She joined the GPT team in 2014 and now provides education, support, and training for telehealth implementation to school systems throughout the country.
Raymond Barrett, CEO, LMHC, LPC, is an expert telemental health consultant and instructor. He has assisted many organizations with creating, launching, and enhancing their telehealth programs, developed several courses on telemental health, and provided speaking engagements nationwide. Consultation clients and trainees find Ray to be very approachable, available, and knowledgeable. As a clinician, Ray has extensively provided telemental health counseling services in private practice, for facilities, and an EAP program.
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This course offers no continuing education credits. However, it consists of 5.5 hours of instructional content.
- Register for the course
- In the navigation bar above click on the “My Courses” tab
- You then can access the course by clicking on its title
This is a non-interactive, self-study course.
To receive your certificate of completion you must complete the course in its entirety.
No CEs are offered with this course or are indicated on the certificate of completion.
You can download or print your certificate of completion by logging into your account, navigating to the course by selecting the My Courses option from the menu items, clicking the Course Title, scrolling to the Certificate of Completion section, and clicking on the Certificate of Completion link to either download it or print it.
Directions for completing a course can be found by clicking here.
This course is intended for school nurses, clinicians, and administrators who are involved with school-based telehealth programs.
Teaching methods for this course include recorded lectures, videos, a post-test, and a course evaluation.