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Telepsychiatry: What the Future Holds – A Risk Management Perspective

March 13, 2024
7:30pm – 8:30pm EST

Assistant Vice President
Risk Management Group

Telepsychiatry is an effective means to treat patients and to expand their access to mental health services. This webinar provides an overview of key legal, regulatory, privacy and security considerations, including standard of care, licensure, online prescribing and medication management, informed consent, international telemedicine, as well as anticipated regulatory changes and competencies, such as digital literacy. Potential risks with the expanded use of telepsychiatry and risk mitigation strategies when using this modality will be discussed.

This Webinar will discuss the risks and benefits of using telemedicine in psychiatry, provide important legal and regulatory information to reduce the likelihood for a medical malpractice claim or licensing board complaint and provide risk mitigation strategies to reduce potential liability and build a strong defense.

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and American Professional Agency, Inc. The APA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The APA designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Claiming CME Credit:
Participants will receive an email with instructions from APA, Inc. to claim their CME credit post meeting. Please be sure to provide your preferred email address when you register to attend. Thank you for your valued participation.