This Web Forum will explore the current telehealth landscape and examine essential telehealth components (interstate licensure, practice principles, clinical standards, reimbursement, health policy, and advocacy).  Effective integration and utilization of telehealth in reaching patients with vital health care services through pragmatic and sustainable care delivery models will be discussed.

Objectives:  At the conclusion of this Web Forum, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the available technological modalities by which patient care delivery is available and how these may drive quality outcomes and healthcare value.
  2. Describe the essential components of safe and responsible care by telehealth.
  3. Discuss how policy influences the adoption and dissemination of care delivery by telehealth.
  4. Discuss the pragmatic application of telehealth across the primary care continuum and beyond.

Presenters

Joelle Fathi, DNP, RN, ARNP, CTTS

Associate Teaching Professor, Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics

University of Washington School of Nursing

Seattle, WA

Joelle Fathi is an Adult Primary and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist. She has dedicated her clinical career to integral roles in general internal medicine, thoracic surgery, pulmonary medicine, lung cancer screening, and tobacco cessation. She is an Associate Teaching Professor in the Department of Biobehavioral…

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Moderator

Celeste Worth, MCHES

Director, LuCa National Training Network

University of Louisville

Louisville, KY

Celeste Worth is the Director of the LuCa National Training Network at the University of Louisville. She is also a Tobacco Treatment Specialist and Master Certified Health Education Specialist. She was previously the Professional Education and Training Manager for the Kentucky Cancer Program at the University of Louisville, as well…

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