Telehealth in Palliative Care

Friday, April 22, 2016: 2:15 PM-3:15 PM
National Harbor 5 (Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center) - 3rd Level
Vicki Wildman, MSN, Edu, UnityPoint at Home , Urbandale, IA and Lori Bishop, BSN, RN, CHPN, UnityPoint at Home Corporate Office, Pleasant Hill, IA
This session will explore the use of telehealth in palliative care programs to increase access to the service and enhance palliative care providers' efficiency. In addition, faculty will provide an overview of best practices and strategies for implementing telehealth into your palliative care program.

Learning Objectives:
1. Define telehealth and telemedicine
2. Identify considerations for use and expected benefits
3. Demonstrate understanding of application of telehealth in palliative care including requirements for a business proposal

CE/CME: Nurse, Physician and Social Worker