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HDC Health Care Professionals Training Webinars: Modules List

These webinars can be taken for generic continuing education credits or for no credit. Unless noted to the contrary, each module should take 45 minutes to complete (30 minutes viewing time and 15 minutes for post-test and evaluation) and is worth 0.75 continuing education units (hours).

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Developmental Surveillance and Screening

Man offering developmental surveillance and screening to child

The importance of surveillance and screening for developmental problems in young children is recognized by experts and reflected in pediatric practice guidelines, but there are a number of barriers to the practice-based use of developmental screening instruments. This module provides information on effective methods to conduct surveillance and screening using appropriate tools as well as information about appropriate referrals. This module is worth 0.75 continuing education units (hours).

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Early Intervention: What Health Care Providers Need to Know


Early intervention (EI) for children with disabilities or at risk for developmental delay has a positive impact on child development and improves the ability of families to meet their child’s needs. Pediatric clinicians who provide surveillance and screening early and continuously play an important part in helping families to access early intervention services and provide continuity of care. This module provides information about the federal law governing EI, how EI is provided in Louisiana, and the pediatric provider’s role in EI. This module is worth 0.75 continuing education units (hours).

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Navigating the School System for Children with Disabilities

Woman with child in stroller with school bus in background

Federal law requires that states provide a free and appropriate public education to students with disabilities. The pediatric healthcare provider has an important role working with the family to ensure early identification and referral, providing valuable information for the evaluation, and advocating with the family for appropriate services. They are in a position to help families navigate the special education system for their child with a disability if they have the knowledge to do so. This module is worth 0.75 continuing education units (hours).

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Patient- and Family-Centered Care

Team of medical professionals treating child patient

Providing patient- and family-centered care (PFCC) is considered the standard of care in pediatrics. It is also recognized as a key component of quality healthcare and a key objective of Healthy People 2020. This module reviews the key components of patient and family-centered care and provides strategies to improve interactions with patients with disabilities. This module is worth 0.75 continuing education units (hours).

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Care Coordination 

Team of care coordinators

Care coordination has become a theme of discussions surrounding quality, efficiency, and service delivery design. This module provides an overview of the competencies of care coordination, care coordination activities, and a description of the care coordinator role. This module should take approximately 1 hour to complete (45 minutes viewing time and 15 minutes post-test). It is worth 1.00 continuing education units (hours).

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Medical Home

Doctor in front of backdrop showing family

Still in its formative stage, the MH model continues to evolve, but the basic precepts of patient-centered, coordinated and comprehensive care remain constant This module on the Medical Home provides a brief history and overview of the evolution of the Medical Home concept, explores the benefit of MH certification, and provides access to available MH resources and toolkits. This module is worth 0.75 continuing education units (hours).

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Youth Health Care Transitions

Brittany, Steven, Zac, and Elizabeth

Youth health care transitions (HCT) have been identified as a critical point for lifelong health outcomes for many young adults especially those with special health needs. The goals of supporting youth HCT are to optimize health and help each young person attain his or her maximum potential. This module offers practical information on youth HCT, a review of available resources and suggestions for implementation of HCT policies and procedures within primary care as well as sub-specialty clinic settings. This module is worth 0.75 continuing education units (hours).

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