C&TC Online Training and E-Learning - Minnesota Department of Health

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

Welcome to the Minnesota Department of Health's Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) Program online learning page. C&TC is Minnesota's Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT), a federally mandated program for children and youth who are eligible for Minnesota's Health Care Programs (MCHP) Medical Assistance (MA).

Interactive Training Modules

These FREE training modules were created by the Minnesota Department of Health with support from Hennepin County Child and Teen Checkups and the Minnesota Department of Human Services.

These modules are administered through the MDH Learning Center where you can log in to view trainings. If you don't already have an account use the 'Register Now' button to create a free account; assigning a user name, password and completing the required fields identified by a red asterisk (*).

The MDH Learning Center is designed to track individual learning. Each person attending a course, training, or event must have their own individual account in the system (no generic or group accounts are allowed).

To view the trainings, log into the MDH Learning Center and select 'Browse Trainings' to find the desired online module:

  • C&TC Developmental and Social-Emotional Screening Online Training Module
  • C&TC Hearing Screening Online Training Module
  • C&TC Vision Screening Online Training Module

Once each module is complete it will appear in your transcript as completed.

E-learning Courses:

Click on the links below to view a description, objectives and approximate time to complete each course.

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This 30-minute E-learning course is designed to improve your knowledge and ability to provide quality health care for Minnesota children eligible for Child and Teen Checkups.

Objectives – upon completion of this E-learning course, you will be able to:

  1. Describe components and standards of a comprehensive C&TC screening.
  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. State the role of providers in accurately documenting, and billing C&TC services.

Take C&TC eLearning Course

This 70-minute E-learning course 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. 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 MDH's in-person Hearing and Vision Screening training.

Objectives – upon completion of this E-learning course, you will be able to:

  1. Discuss the importance of hearing screening and early intervention.
  2. Identify C&TC recommended and required age-appropriate hearing screening procedures.
  3. Identify age appropriate recommended hearing screening equipment and its care.
  4. Identify pass; rescreen, and refer criteria; and documentation.

Take C&TC eLearning Course

This 40-minute E-learning course 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 – upon completion of this E-learning course, you will be able to:

  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

Take C&TC eLearning Course

This 50-minute E-learning course 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. 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 MDH's in-person Hearing and Vision Screening trainings.

Objectives – upon completion of this E-learning course, you will be able to:

  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

Take C&TC eLearning Course

This 45-minute E-learning course is designed for those who want to improve their assessment skills in the oral health screening component of a Child and Teen Checkup.

Objectives – upon completion of this E-learning course, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the Child and Teen Checkups Program and your role in providing 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. Identify fluoride varnish application requirements and resources for training
  7. Provide anticipatory guidance about oral health

Take C&TC eLearning Course

This 25-minute E-learning course 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 – upon completion of this E-learning course, you will be able to:

  1. State why identifying children with blood lead levels between 5 and 10 mcg/dl is important.
  2. Identify the ages at which MN C&TC requires lead screening.
  3. Identify the time frame for when diagnostic testing should occur depending on the child's capillary blood lead level.
  4. Describe environmental and dietary steps caregivers can take to decrease lead exposure and absorption.

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