This course focuses on the Recommendations for Providing Quality Family Planning Services (QFP) developed collaboratively by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Office of Population Affairs (OPA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This course is recommended for clinicians who have completed previous training(s) on the QFP or are familiar with the QFP.
Supported by the Office of Population Affairs, US Dept of Health and Human Services Grant #1 FPTPA006029-01-00.
- Teacher: Sharon Colbert
Evelyn Kieltyka MSN, MS, FNP
Evelyn is Senior Vice President of Program Services at Maine Family Planning. She has been in this position since 1995. At the Maine Family Planning, she is overseeing the operations of 18 health centers across Central, Western and Northern. She also administers all sub-recipients’ clinical grants for reproductive health services across the state. Evelyn had been involved in family planning, abortion cares services, clinical care, program planning and evaluation, grants management and quality assurance for over 25 years. She is a past board president of the Maine Nurse Practitioner Association, past member of the Community Advisory Board for the Maine Health Access Foundation and received the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Excellence Award in 2000. Evelyn received her nursing degree from Sacred Heart University, holds Master’s degrees from Simmons College and Harvard School of Public Health. She is board certified as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and a Family Nurse Practitioner. Maine Family Planning initiated telehealth services in 2015.
By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Define different models of telehealth
- Support clients who choose to use an app as part of their strategy to
- Discuss reasons for using telehealth to supplement in-person service.
- Describe factors that go into supporting telehealth services in family planning
- Analyze their own clinic settings for telehealth initiation.