New! Telehealth Challenges and Opportunities

$3.00 | CEU Hours:1.00 | Beginning

This course is not approved by NBCC for NCC certification renewal. To renew your NCC certification, view our list of NBCC specific approved courses.

 

CEU Course Description

Bridging the gap between rural and urban behavioral health services involves addressing many complex barriers and developing creative solutions to complex challenges that are often unique to rural areas.  This CEU course looks at common acceptability, availability, and accessibility barriers to mental and substance use disorder treatment and services in rural communities and presents ways telehealth can help surmount some of these barriers.

Article Author:  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss how technology can facilitate the delivery of behavioral health services to people in rural areas.

2.  Investigate major acceptability barriers facing individuals living in rural locations.

3.  Define telehealth.

4.  Identify challenges specific to telehealth.

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