This educational offering provides 1.0 CEU and was presented in the Clinical track. The course includes PowerPoint (in PDF) and an MP4 video file from the presentation originally shared at the 14th National Doctors of Nursing Practice Conference at the Swissotel in Chicago, August 2021.
Carolyn Rutledge, PhD, FNP-BC
Dr. Rutledge is a Professor and Associate Chair of Nursing at Old Dominion University (ODU) where she is founded the Doctor of Nursing Practice program. She has published over 60 articles and served as investigator on 32 grants totaling over $23 million focusing on methods to care for underserved populations. She led development of the NONPF position paper on educating Nurse Practitioners in telehealth and published the book, “Telehealth Essentials for Advanced Practice Nursing”. She is Co-Director of the Center for Telehealth Innovation, Education, and Research (C-TIER). Dr. Rutledge received the 2014 SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award, the highest honor provided to faculty in Virginia.
The purpose of this presentation is to provide opportunites for participants to obtain the knowledge and skills needed to apply quality improvement strategies to telehealth and telehealth delivery. Best practice in telehealth will be explored with a focus on quality improvement indicators.