Transition to Adulthood

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The Illinois Healthcare Transition Project offers trainings and resources for medical practices, youth, families, and school staff. These include new web-based trainings for pediatricians and family physicians/internists. The courses include a number of project-developed tools and resources related to transition.

Transitioning Youth to Adult Health Care for Pediatric Providers – Information and Registration

This course teaches learners how to use medical home strategies to improve care of transitioning youth, especially those with special health care needs. The first phase of the curriculum includes 11 educational modules; topics include discussing benefits and services with patients, developing a written transition policy, identifying adult primary care providers, and more. The second phase of the course is the data collection phase for pediatricians who wish to pursue Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part IV credit, approved by the American Board of Pediatrics for 20 points.  The initiative is administered by ICAAP and is open to primary care and specialty care pediatricians across the country.

Instructions for Course Registration and Completion

Visit http://icaap.remote-learner.net/ and create a user account
Complete the 30 minute pre-requisite course ICAAP Quality Improvement Basics
Purchase and register for the Transitioning Youth to Adult Health Care for Pediatric Providers course

Phase 1:  Education:  Complete the 11 educational modules, pre-tests, post-tests, and course evaluation

Phase 2:  Quality Improvement Work for MOC Part 4 Points

Register for the data collection track
Pull 10 patient charts and enter baseline data for the three required Key Clinical Activities (KCAs)
Enter cycle 1 data 6 weeks later, followed by cycles 2 and 3 data every 6 weeks
When all data cycles are entered, submit data to ICAAP for review and approval

Cost (includes access to 11 training modules, resource library, CME and MOC credit)

Type Member Non-Member
Physician $275 $300
Medical Assistant $200 $250
Nurse $200 $250
Nurse Practitioner $200 $250
Physician Assistant $200 $250
Resident $50 $75

For more information about transition resources and trainings, please contact:

Dru O’Rourke
Manager, Prevention Programs and Medical Home Initiatives
Phone: 312/733-1026 ext. 209
e-mail: dorourke@illinoisaap.com
 
The Transitioning Youth to Adult Health Care for Internists and Family Physicians course is currently closed and will reopen in Summer 2016.