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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing Resources

A collection of resources curated for psychiatric-mental health nurses: From toolkits to graduate school listings, the APNA Resource Center is your first access point for information on topics across the spectrum of psychiatric-mental health nursing.

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Telemental HealthBest Practice Guidelines & Resources

Providers Clinical Support System: Telehealth for Opioid Use Disorder Toolkit

PCSS has released a new free toolkit, designed to help clinicians delivery high quality care via telehealth for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD).
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Epstein, Becker, Green Free Telemental Health Laws App

One law firm's compilation of state-specific content relating to the regulatory requirements for mental health practitioners seeking to provide telehealth services.
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National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty Supports Telehealth in Nurse Practitioner Education

2018 paper that provides faculty with an overview of telehealth modalities, discuss strategies to incorporate telehealth into NP curriculum, and NONPF’s recommendations.
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American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Telepsychiatry Resources

Telepsychiatry Toolkit, Coding for Telemedicine Services, Telepsychiatry Clinical Update, Telepsychiatry Guidelines & Policies, Clinical Practice Center
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American Telemedicine Association Research, Case Studies, & White Papers

A collection of research, case studies, white papers and independent research on telehealth services
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American Telemedicine Association Practice Guidelines

An archive of practice guidelines covering a variety of areas of care.
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American Psychological Association Guidelines for the Practice of Telepsychology

Telepsychology Definition, Competence of the Psychologist, Standards of Care, Informed Consent, Confidentiality of Data & Information. Security & Transmission of Data & Information, Disposal of Data & Information & Technologies,
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American Psychiatric Association Telepsychiatry Toolkit

History & background, Training, Legal & Reiumbursement Issues, Technical Considerations, Practice & Clinical Issues
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Suicide Prevention Resource Center Treating Suicidal Patients During COVID-19

A series of videos covering: Initiating & Making Remote Contact, Assessing Suicide Risk, and Developing a Safety Plan Remotely
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CMS Medicare Telemedicine Health Care Provider Fact Sheet

Overview of Medicare coverage and payment of virtual services.
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Joint Commission Providing Behavioral Health Care Via Telehealth

Covers issues relevant to organizations managing the COVID-19 pandemic
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SAMHSA Evidence-based Resource Guide: Telehealth for the Treatment of Serious Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders