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Week 15 Assignment 1: Current Trends and Topics

Due: Thursday, 13 April 2023, 11:55 PM

To do: Make a submission

Value: 100 points

Due: Day 4

Grading Category: Assignments

For this assignment, you will discuss telepsychiatry and prescribing as well as the use of pharmacogenetics in prescribing.


Please answer the following questions: 

My state is Massachusetts

  • What are current policies in your state surrounding telepsychiatry?
  • What legal aspects of prescribing using telepsychiatry should be considered?
  • What are the logistical considerations for a provider to consider before beginning telepsychiatry?
  • How can you prevent legal issues and ensure that you are prescribing responsibility over telepsychiatry platforms?
  • Discuss the current laws surrounding the prescribing of controlled substances over telepsychiatry platforms.
  • How does telepsychiatry compare to face-to-face visits in terms of the outcome?


Please answer the following question:

  • What are the benefits of pharmacogenetics?
  • What are the disadvantages of pharmacogenetics?

Please refer to the Grading Rubric for details on how this activity will be graded.

The described expectations meet the passing level of 80 percent. Students are directed to review the Discussion Grading Rubric for criteria that exceed expectations.

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