Telehealth for Rural Populations (1 CE)

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1143CE

This course is for:  Psychologists, Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists

Course By: Tamara Avery, PsyD

Content By: Hilty, D. M., Gentry, M. T., McKean, A. J., Cowan, K. E., Lim, R. F., and Lu, F. G. (2020). Telehealth for rural diverse populations: Telebehavioral and cultural competencies, clinical outcomes and administrative approaches, mHealth, 6(20), 1-19. 

Course Description: Telehealth service improves access to care and leverages resources for individuals residing in rural areas, particularly among culturally diverse patients. Telehealth treatment is a way to meet the behavioral health needs of rural populations when access to care is otherwise limited and/or underutilized. Additionally, increased cultural competence has been linked to increased patient satisfaction, treatment adherence, and information seeking and sharing. Administrative adjustments are suggested to promote culturally competent care by telehealth providers. Additional structured research is needed respective of combined competency development, implementation, and evaluation in rural settings.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the literature regarding rural, culturally diverse populations and health care setting challenges for the provision of timely evidence-based care
  2. Consider the clinical outcomes, cultural competencies, and administrative approaches
  3. Understand the statistical findings and clinical implications provided by the researchers

Course Outline:

  • Read and understand Telehealth for rural diverse populations: Telebehavioral and cultural competencies, clinical outcomes and administrative approaches
  • Review the Course Description and Learning Objectives
  • Consider the need for clinician cultural competence coupled with the need for telebehavioral health access due to limited resources in rural areas
  • Work through the post-test questions; answer selections should be derived from the respective article
  • Return to the referenced article for any missed questions and/or to better understand telehealth, cultural competence, and the impact for rural, culturally diverse populations

Approvals:

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling - #50-11015

Florida Board of Psychology #50-5452

NYSED:

Social Workers: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0112.

Counselors: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Counselors as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed counselors #MHC-0165.

Marriage Family Therapists: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Marriage Family Therapists as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed Marriage Family Therapists #MFT-0077.

The sponsor of this program has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. Approval No. 20-1420.

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