This talk will review all aspects of medication management in the virtual environment. We will cover legal considerations, including those for MAT treatment. We will also discuss best practices for safety. We will discuss differences between virtual and in-person care, including rapport building and evaluation of the patient's home environment. We will also discuss how to approach tracking of medication adherence and effectiveness, as well as collaboration with caregivers. Finally, we will discuss practical considerations for offering telemedicine group medical visits (GMVs) and/or psychotherapy groups virtually.
This is a non-interactive self-study course that was recorded from a live webinar presented by Dr. Chanel Heermann on March 24, 2021.
Instruction consists of 1 hour of video instruction and a post-test.
- Describe three relevant licensure laws and regulations as they apply to telepsychiatry practice.
- State the most important factor in managing safety virtually.
- Describe best-practices for engaging patients and caregivers in the virtual care environment.
From the time of registration, you have six months to access the coursework.
Dr. Chanel Heermann, MD
Chanel Heermann, MD, is an integrative psychiatrist who founded SynerGenius to empower individuals to create health and happiness by developing harmony in their lives. Dr. Heermann helps people create a holistic recovery plan for their unique emotional challenges, using the best of conventional and alternative medicine.
Dr. Heermann received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and went on to complete her psychiatry residency at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Dr. Heermann was one of the first 121 physicians in the world certified by the American Board of Integrative Medicine. Graduate of the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine's fellowship program, Dr. Heermann is board certified in both Psychiatry and Integrative-Holistic Medicine.
Dr. Heermann serves on the national faculty for the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, as guest faculty at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, and on the faculty of Saybrook University's College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences.
Dr. Heermann an expert in women's mental health, with years of training and experience helping women in all stages of their lives. She has completed the Maternal Mental Health Professional Certificate Training through Postpartum Support International. Dr. Heermann also consults with the Nayacare postpartum home visit team to help pregnant and postpartum women optimize their mental health during this special time.
Dr. Heermann has extensive training in a variety of natural approaches, including the advanced nutrient therapies taught by the Walsh Research Institute, the effective use of multi-nutrient formulas (such as those offered by Truehope and others), and has completed training with the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), as well. She is certified in Mind-Body Medicine and has also completed substantial training in the cutting-edge fields of positive psychology and collaborative communication.
Credit Hours: This course consists of 1 credit hour.
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This is a non-interactive, self-study course.
To receive your certificate of completion you must complete the course in its entirety.
To complete an Online Self Study Course, one must register, log in, select the My Courses option from the menu items, click the Course Title, complete all of the modules, complete and pass the post-test(s), and complete the course evaluation.
A grade of at least 80% or more is required to pass the post-test. Retaking the post-test is possible until the participant is able to pass the test.
Psychologists and other professionals seeking CE credit through our approval with the American Psychological Association are asked but not required to complete the course evaluation before obtaining their certificate of completion, however passing a post-test for online self-study courses, and submitting one's attendance for live on-site and live webinars is required.
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This course is intended for clinicians who provide behavioral health services.
This is a non-interactive self-study course. Teaching methods for this course include recorded lectures, videos, a post-test, and a course evaluation.
This course was recorded 3/24/21