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Telepractice: Cybersecurity and Compliance

Course: #10453Level: Introductory 1 Hour 398 Reviews

Telepractice is here to stay, and now is the best time to apply secure practices to ensure safe and compliant service delivery. Vulnerabilities in telepractice delivery, along with mitigation measures, are described in this course. Practical advice and resources for SLPs who offer or are considering offering telepractice services are provided.

Course created on January 19, 2023

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Introductory, Related; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe three potential security vulnerabilities in telepractice delivery.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe three ways to mitigate vulnerabilities in order to deliver improved security for telepractice.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list sources for further information on implementing secure telepractice.


0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-15 Minutes Technologies behind telehealth
15-30 Minutes Potential security vulnerabilities in telehealth delivery
30-50 Minutes Security mitigations for telehealth before, during, and after appointments
50-55 Minutes Maintaining awareness of new and emerging threats
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Josiah Dykstra was paid an honoriarum for this presentation. He is an employee of the Department of Defense, the owner of a cybersecurity consulting business, and author of a book related to this topic. Nonfinancial: Josiah Dykstra is on the Cyber Advisory Board at Bowie State University; a member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Association for Computing Machinery, and American Association for the Advancement of Science; and a Fellow at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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Introductory Level

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

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