|Ethical and Legal Guidelines for Telehealth Service Delivery||1.25|
This course will offer a blend of ethical and legal information, clinical vignettes, and strategies that can later be applied in therapeutic settings. The content of this course includes information about informed consent, confidentiality, privacy, boundaries, mandatory reporting, and rules for sharing information. The course assumes the learner has a basic understanding of telehealth technologies and formats. To learn more, you can search the Relias library for additional courses related to telehealth.
The goal of this course is to provide addictions professionals, behavioral health counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, social workers, and nurses in health and human services settings with strategies and information for competent and ethical telehealth practice.
Name the key sources of information that inform ethical and legal telehealth service delivery.
Identify at least two competencies required for delivering telehealth services.
List specific steps for ensuring confidentiality, informed consent, appropriate boundaries, mandated reporting, and sharing of information within telehealth service delivery.
Describe common ethical missteps and legal problems that arise with telehealth service delivery and how providers can avoid these issues.