Best Practices for Implementing Telemedicine

Enrollment Information:
This enrollment will expire September 30, 2019.
You must complete all course requirements (including claiming CEs) and save/print the completion certificate by September 30, 2019


Providers and patients alike are eager embrace more convenient methods of connecting, such as telemedicine. They may not think through, however, the risks that come along with upending traditional models of care. This program will identify the essential risks that risk management and administrative personnel face, and provide resources to successfully implement telemedicine.


Learning Objectives:
By the end of this self-study you should be able to define risks surrounding telemedicine related to the following:

  • Licensing and credentialing
  • Provider/patient relationship
  • Standard of care - patients and conditions
  • Physical environment
  • Privacy and security
  • Medical record
  • Professional liability coverage
  • Consent


Level of Learning:


Domain of Practice:
Clinical/Patient Safety
Risk Financing
Legal & Regulatory
Claims & Litigation
Health Care Operations


Emily Clegg, JD, MBA, CPHRM


Criteria for Successful Completion:
To receive continuing nursing education contact hours, participants must achieve 80% on the post-test and complete an evaluation at its conclusion.


Continuing Education:
This program is approved contact hours toward the fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow) and toward CPHRM (Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management) renewal. CE credit may be used toward CPHRM renewal only by those holding the credential at the time of the program.

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours: 1.0 hour
Passing Score: 80%


Conflict of Interest Statement:
As required by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation, we would like to make you aware of all potential conflicts of interest.

This educational activity’s planners and presenters have indicated that they have no bias or conflict of interest.


Commercial Support:
There is no sponsorship for this event.


Date Published:  August 2018
Date to be Reviewed:  Q1 2020
Date of Contact Hour Expiration:  Q4 2019

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ASHRM & ANCC 1 hour January 01, 2019 - December 31, 2019