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Teletherapy for the School-Based Therapist

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1.  Which of the following is(are)TRUE regarding the terminology of telehealth and telepractice?
  1. Telehealth is the preferred term across PT/OT/SLP
  2. Telehealth encompasses more than rehabilitating children but rather "fostering their function and development"
  3. Telepractice is the preferred term by ASHA and it is services at a distance the link clinician to client for assessment, intervention and/or consultation
  4. All of the above are true statements
2.  Which of the following is(are) TRUE regarding licensure and the ability to practice telehealth?
  1. Licensure only applies to the state of the practicing therapist
  2. The laws to practice telehealth vary by state and can change. It is important for service providers to regularly check with their professional organizations, licensing boards, insurance providers and state laws/rules regarding telehealth
  3. All 50 states are currently actively included in the compact license for PT/OT/SP
  4. Licensure applies only to the the location of the client during the services
3.  All of the following were discussed as ethical considerations EXCEPT:
  1. Consult with your practice setting, privacy officer, local education agency, or legal counsel to understand and ensure you are following HIPAA and/or FERPA protocols and regulations to protect your clients
  2. As a practitioner, you should follow your discipline specific Code of Ethics
  3. Pick your choice of a teleconferencing platform, as all teleconferencing platforms are HIPAA/FERPA compliant (including Skype)
  4. Consent to treat. Practioners still need to educate clients on the benefits, risks and their rights.
4.  The importance of school-based telehealth was discussed in this course. Which of the below was/were discussed as reasoning for importance?
  1. Real-time interactions in natural school environment regardless of being brick and mortar or an online virtual school
  2. Increasing access to services
  3. Increasing enrollment in virtual schools
  4. All of the above are reasons school-based telehealth is important
5.  School timelines are the same across service providers. Which of the following is TRUE regarding those timelines?
  1. 45 days to complete evaluation and hold eligibility meeting. If a student is found eligible, IEP to be developed and implemented within 30 days
  2. 15 days to complete evaluation and hold eligibility meeting
  3. If a student is found eligible, IEP to be developed and implemented within 45 days
  4. 60-day IEP/Transition meeting when entering new school
6.  Which (or all) of the following should be considered when preparing students for telehealth school-based services?
  1. Collaborate with family and/or learning coach to identify and set-up a space for therapy
  2. Provide technical support or resources for families that need assistance, especially for accessing sessions
  3. Educate family and/or learning coach about the services you will provide
  4. All of the above should be considered
7.  Which of the following is TRUE regarding the use of facilitators in school-based telehealth?
  1. Facilitators may not be used to help control a child's behavior as needed
  2. Facilitators may be used to set up equipment for sessions, escort children to and from therapy sessions, troubleshoot any computer issues, or help with computer skills
  3. Facilitators are only used for services provided at school
  4. School support personnel can not be in the role of a facilitator
8.  Which of the below has been researched for reliability in administering via telehealth or in terms of SP standardized assessments is an example of a common assessment available for telepractice via Q-Global?
  1. The Timed Up and Go, The Mini-Mental State Exam, and Clinical Assessment of Language Fundamentals
  2. The Mini-Mental State Exam, The Montreal Cognitive Assessment, Language samples
  3. Clinical Assessment of Articulation and Phonology, Second Edition, TUG, Tinetti
  4. Comprehensive Assessment of Spoken Language, Second Edition, Berg Balance Test, The FIM
9.  Which of the following was discussed to continue the collaboration beyond therapy?
  1. Encourage caregivers to implement strategies in all settings and with close family members
  2. Encourage school personnel to implement strategies advised by all disciplines during school field trips, after-school activities, live lessons, and more
  3. Network with therapist and coordinating services in the community
  4. All of the above
10.  Which of the following is TRUE regarding collaborating virtually?
  1. Clinicians are not able to refer a student to another specialty. You may only treat one student per discipline at a time.
  2. Clinicians are not able to co-treat during sessions and are able to collaborate only via email
  3. Clinicians can interact via email, telephone, video-conferencing to discuss recommendations and progress
  4. All of the above are true

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