Telehealth Training Module

Telehealth ModuleWith 88 of 93 Nebraska counties designated as mental health professional shortage areas, telehealth has the ability to reach people in need of mental health services no matter where they live. 

Telehealth use is expanding all over the country, connecting patients to services they need, but are not able to access in their community. 

When providers think about adding telehealth services to their practice, they often have lots of questions:

In this interactive module learn about telehealth evolution and its current use and answer these questions. The module will also identify various indications of behavioral telehealth service delivery, describe telehealth etiquette and best practices, and demonstrate basic skills necessary to navigate the use of a telehealth platform.

View the module: Telehealth Training

Participation Form for Groups/Classes Only

Continuing Education Information

Date of Review: June 23, 2016
Date of Release: June 30, 2017
Expiration Date: June 30, 2018


This activity is intended for Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, Nurses, LMHPs, and other healthcare professionals interested in the use of telehealth for behavioral health access.


At the end of this activity, the learner should be better able to:

  1. State the definition and basic history and background of telehealth
  2. Consider legal and regulatory issues in the use of telehealth
  3. Identify various indications of telehealth service delivery
  4. Use basic etiquette and ethical best practices guidelines in conducting telehealth sessions
  5. Demonstrate basic skills necessary to provide telehealth services using a secure video conference platform


There are no fees for participating in and receiving credit for this activity.



Planning Committee

Joseph Evans, Ph.D.
Jamie L. Kremsreiter, Ph.D.
William Higgins, Ph.D.
Lindsay Booker, Ph.D.
Heidi Keeler, Ph.D., RN

Brent Khan, Ed.D.
Sally O’Neill, Ph.D.


Category 1
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurses CE
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this enduring material for 1.0 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

Nurses licensed in Iowa and California: This activity was planned and developed in accordance with the continuing education standards of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The Iowa Board of Nursing and the California Board of Nursing will honor ANCC continuing education credits for face-to-face programs held outside Iowa and California, or for ANCC-approved online recorded courses taken in a self-study format.

Mental Health
This program meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice. Each professional is responsible for their own certification.

Jointly Accredited Provider

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE), Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN) and University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) for the advancement of patient care. Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


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