TeleMental Health Crisis Management
This course reduces risk and provides education and competency to meet regulatory and licensure requirements for practitioners providing telemental health services to patients who may have a crisis at a distance. Creating an emergency management plan, clarifying bounds and requirements in case of a patient crisis, and de-escalation strategies at a distance while being able to identify a crisis and knowing local emergency services and supports may lead to a better patient outcome due to planning for an emergency.
TeleMental Health Crisis Management Part 1
- Understanding the Signs of a Crisis
- Mental and Medical Status of the Patient
- Crisis Management
- Emergency Management Plan
- List of Active Patient – Local Emergency Services
TeleMental Health Crisis Management Part 2
- Ongoing Verification of Local Emergency Services
- Establish Practitioner Protocol, Bounds and Requirements During a Crisis
- De-escalation Strategies in Crisis
- Need and Options for Local Support
TeleMental Health Crisis Management Part 3
- Involuntary Commitment Process
- Best Practices in Culturally Appropriate Crisis Intervention
TeleMental Health Crisis Management Part 4
- Local Area Systems and Cultural Context
- Benefits and Consequences of Interventions
- Understanding and identifying a patient in crisis during a telemental health appointment.
- Developing an emergency management plan.
- The importance of a local emergency services listings at distant locations.
- Establishing protocol bounds and responsibilities of practitioners.
- TeleMental health de-escalation strategies.
- Identifying mental and medical health status during a telemental health appointment.
- Understanding culturally appropriate crisis interventions.
- Identifying the involuntary commitment process.
- Identifying the signs of a patient in crisis.
- Understanding the need and options for local patient support.
- Appreciate the cultural contexts of the local area of the patient.
- Identifying the mental status of a patient using telemental health.
- Discussing the benefits and consequences of interventions.
Robert Maxwell, MD
George Martin, MD, MSHA
David Joyce, MD, MBA
These activities have been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, and MedEd-Stat. MedChi is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME Designation Statement
MedChi The Maryland State Medical Society designates this Online enduring educational activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Planner Disclosure Statement:
The planners for this activity have reported no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Presenter Disclosure Statement:
The presenters of this CME course have reported no relevant financial relationships to disclose. They will not be referencing any off-label uses of product or devices.
- 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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