E-Learning Courses - Child and Teen Checkups Program

Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) E-Learning Courses

The Minnesota Departments of Health and Human Services online e-learning courses cover specific screening components of the Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) program.

The following online courses contain knowledge and information needed to provide accurate screening components to Minnesota children and youth enrolled in Child and Teen Checkup. They are designed as a reference and do not replace the Minnesota Department of Health's scheduled in-person trainings.

Currently available courses:

Click on each link to view description, objectives and approximate time to complete the course.

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Introduction to the Early Periodic Screening and Diagnostic Treatment (EPSDT) and the Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) programs (Reviewed/Revised December 2012)

This E-learning training course is designed to improve your knowledge and ability to provide quality health care for Minnesota children eligible for Child and Teen Checkups.

Objectives:

  1. Provide an overview of C&TC in Minnesota
  2. Identify the purpose of C&TC screenings and services for eligible populations
  3. Identify C&TC resources and their role in providing C&TC services to those most in need
  4. Clarify the role of providers in accurately documenting and billing C&TC services
  5. Describe the components and standards of a comprehensive C&TC Screening

Estimated Time: 30 minutes

Take the EPSDT course

Hearing Screening (Reviewed/Revised December 2015)

This training is designed as a reference for those providing hearing screening. It includes information to provide an accurate hearing screening to those Minnesota children and youth who are enrolled in Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC). The content in this training is also applicable for other programs such as Early Childhood Screening, Head Start, and School-Based Screening. However, it is not intended to replace the Minnesota Department of Health's scheduled on-site Hearing and Vision Screening training.

Objectives:

Upon completion of this training, you will be able to:

Discuss the importance of hearing screening and early intervention.

Identify:
  1. C&TC recommended and required age-appropriate hearing screening procedures.
  2. Age appropriate recommended hearing screening equipment and it's care.
  3. Pass; rescreen, and refer criteria; and documentation.

Estimated Time: 70 minutes

Take the Hearing Screening course

Developmental and Social-Emotional Screening (Reviewed/Revised January 2011)

This training is designed as a reference to give information for providing developmental and social-emotional screening to Minnesota children and youth who are eligible for the C&TC program.

Objectives:

  1. Identify the purpose of developmental and social-emotional screening
  2. Identify the percentage of children currently living with developmental and social-emotional delays
  3. List the ages at which developmental and social-emotional screening should occur
  4. Describe the criteria which should be used when selecting a developmental or social-emotional screening instrument
  5. Identify the developmental domains which should be included in a developmental screening instrument

Estimated Time: 40 minutes

Take the Developmental and Social-Emotional Screening course

Vision Screening (Reviewed/Revised February 2017)

This training is designed as a reference for those providing vision screening. It includes information to provide an accurate vision screening to those Minnesota children and youth who are eligible for Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC). The content in this training is also applicable for other programs such as Early Childhood Screening, Head Start, and School-Based Screening. However, this training is not intended to replace the Minnesota Department of Health's scheduled on-site Hearing and Vision Screening trainings.

Objectives:

  1. Describe the importance of vision screening and early identification
  2. Identify the Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) vision screening procedures for children and youth ages 0 through 20 years
  3. Differentiate between the subjective and objective components of the vision screening
  4. Document vision screening results

Estimated Time: 50 minutes

Take the Vision Screening course

Oral Health Screening (Reviewed/Revised January 2013)

This training is designed for those who want to improve their assessment skills in the oral health screening component of the Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) program.

Objectives:

  1. Describe the Child and Teen Checkups Program and oral health screening
  2. Describe the importance of oral health screening
  3. Identify and describe steps to oral health screening
  4. Identify common oral health problems in infants and children
  5. Describe dental caries prevention strategies
  6. Provide anticipatory guidance about oral health

Estimated Time: 45 minutes

Take the Oral Health Screening course

Lead Online Training Program (Reviewed/Revised December 2012)

This training is designed for those who provide health related services to children and families – especially providers of any or all the components of a Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) well-child exam.

Objectives:

  1. Describe 3 effects of lead poisoning and how they can impact a child's development
  2. List 3 common sources of lead in our environment
  3. Identify Minnesota C&TC Screening guidelines
  4. Identify correct procedure for Blood Lead Level (BLL) testing
  5. Identify 2 prevention strategies
  6. Describe one barrier to increasing the number of eligible children screened for lead poisoning

Estimated Time: 60 minutes

Take the Lead Online Training Program course

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Additional C&TC learning modules, designed for clinic staff, are accessible under the "Spotlight" section on the right side of the webpage. The modules cover hearing, vision and developmental and social-emotional screening.