Birth Defects Registry
The Birth Defects Registry course discusses the value of the Birth Defects Registry and teaches individuals
how to correctly complete the Birth Defects reporting forms. The course teaches both the Paper Birth Defect
Reporting Form and the Electronic Birth Certificate method of reporting Birth Defects. Upon completion the
learner will be able to correctly complete the Michigan State Birth Defects form.
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention for Primary Care Providers
Welcome to Michigan's continuing education program for lead poisoning prevention and treatment. This module was created for provider professional development for physicians and other primary care providers. The Federal and State of Michigan's goal is to eliminate childhood lead poisoning by 2010.
The focus of this program is to:
- Enhance professional awareness
- Increase blood lead testing rates for young children
- Eliminate and/or manage lead sources
- Increase communication regarding resolution of this environmental health problem
CSHCS - Support Parent Training Course
This course gives the basics of being a Support Parent. It is for mothers, fathers, grandparents, guardians and those wishing to assist in supporting families with children with special needs. This course covers the Support Parent role and the best ways to communicate with parents you are supporting.
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Medicare Drug Coverage Online Learning course is ready to help you
and your colleagues understand how this pharmacy benefit change
affects Medicaid and EPIC beneficiaries. Medicare's
prescription drug coverage will replace the Medicaid
pharmacy benefit for Michigan's low-income elderly and
the disabled. Your most vulnerable patients could be
without prescription drug coverage unless they take action
and enroll in a plan by December 31, 2005.
Do you know how to explain to your patients what they must do to
maintain their prescription drug coverage? This online learning program will
provide you with the information you need to help them.
Workforce Background Checks
This program was created in collaboration with the Michigan Department of Community Health, the Michigan Department of Human Services, the Michigan State Police, Michigan Department of Corrections, Department of Information Technology, Michigan State University, and the long-term care provider community as a piloted project to expand the background checks process to include more long-term care facilities and agencies, and enhance the background check process in order to protect the safety of Michigan's elders and persons with disabilities.
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the Michigan Childhood Immunization Registry
course teaches all MCIR users the power of the registry and
how to ensure all immunizations are recorded correctly on the
new thin client format that the State of Michigan released
in the fall of 2002. This course is free!
course gives Michigan providers a high level overview of HIPAA
standardized electronic transactions, who is affected and how
the Michigan Department of Community Health is prepared to implement
HIPAA. The HIPAA course now includes MDCHs Implementation
Schedule for the HIPAA Transaction and Code Sets. Also a new
chapter on the Testing and Certification Process has been added.
The information in the course is updated monthly. This course
Special Health Care Services?
course covers the basics of Michigan's Children's Special Health
Care Services (CSHCS) program. The course is designed to assure
that all "relevant" professionals have sufficient knowledge
to respond appropriately to potentially eligible families. It also
may help families understand who may be eligible for the CSHCS program
and get other information. The Family Phone Line (1-800-359-3722)
is available from 8am to 5pm.
Puede solicitar un intérprete telefónico
que lo ayudará a obtener servicios para
un niño con necesidades especiales de
salud. Marque el 1-800-359-3722 entre las 8 de
la mañana y las 5 de la tarde, de lunes
a viernes. La llamada es gratuita.
número lo comunicará con la línea
familiar del Servicio para Niños con Necesidades Especiales de Salud,
un programa del Departamento de Salud Comunitaria de Michigan. Cuando lo atiendan,
diga lo siguiente: Hablo español. La operadora lo pondrá en
espera mientras consigue a un intérprete que lo asista. Por lo general,
conseguir un intérprete sólo toma unos pocos minutos.
course is free!
information is for anyone interested the Medicaid program. You
will learn about Medicaid eligibility, benefits, history, and
about additional resources and contact information. This course
course teaches healthcare professionals and others about Medicaid
Managed Care policies, providers, benefits, quality measurements,
and more. This course is free!
objective of this course is to help you better understand and
carry out your role with the newborn screening program in your
hospital. It has valuable information for everyone who is involved
in the newborn screening process including clerical staff, phlebotomy/laboratory
staff, nurses, physicians, midwives, and mailroom staff.
Region 4 Genetics Collaborative Newborn Screening Course
This course is designed for prenatal care providers, child birth educators, and other health care
professionals who work with expectant parents. The purpose of this course is to enable you to
heighten expectant parents’ awareness of newborn screening. Although state-mandated newborn
screening programs have existed for over four decades, many parents still are unaware of newborn
screening. You have an essential role in helping parents become informed and prepared for their
baby’s newborn screening.
Continuing Education for Nurses - Participants who pass this course and complete the
demographic information in the survey will receive 1.2 contact hours of Continuing Education.
Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment EPSDT Program
EPSDT is Medicaid's comprehensive and preventive child health program for individuals under the age of 21. This course will discuss how you can help your provider (physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant) deliver EPSDT services to your patients. It has been specifically written for office staff, including nurses and medical assistants.
Michigan New Born Hearing Screening Course
The goals of this course are to provide information on universal newborn hearing screening and to increase screener proficiency in all Michigan hospitals. This course is especially important for hearing screeners and managers of universal newborn hearing screening programs.
After completion of this module, you should be able to:
Registered nurses who successfully complete the Newborn Hearing Screening course and submit an evaluation will receive 2.0 nursing continuing education contact hours form the Michigan Nurses Association.
- Describe the goals of the Michigan Newborn Hearing Screening course
- Discuss the course objectives
- Describe the target audience for the course