Register for Child and Teen Checkups In-person Training
Child and Teen Checkups (C&TC) provides training throughout the state to primary care providers, clinic staff, local public health, Head Start, schools and those providing screening for children, adolescents, and young adults in Minnesota.To FIND and REGISTER for available trainings, log into the MDH Learning Center and select 'Browse Trainings'. Look for the C&TC logo or search by training name from the list below. New trainings are posted 6-8 weeks before the training date. Registration closes one (1) week prior to the training date.
NOTE: If the training you are looking for isn't currently offered or doesn't fit your schedule, submit a C&TC Training Request.
MDH Standard In-Person Training Descriptions
|Training includes an overview of C&TC, provides info on evidenced-based best practices, required components of a complete C&TC well child exam, and program activities of outreach, screening, results, referral and follow-up with strategies for collaboration with community partners.||Intended for: Those who provide and assist in the provision of C&TC screening (providers, nurses, MAs, Head Start, Trained support staff/aides, C&TC/MCH coordinators and outreach workers, Clinic and PH admins, and Health Plan Representatives).|
|Training is intended for RNs and PHNs who plan to actively provide C&TC screenings w/in 3 – 6 months and have NOT been trained. It includes to C&TC screening, standards and components, a systematic review of a physical exam, range of normal findings, common problems that may be encountered and referral criteria. Also included, a practicum of participant demos w/child models, preparation homework, practicing with a mentor in your own clinic and an on-site clinical consultation.||Intended for: RNs and PHNs who plan to actively provide C&TC screenings w/in 3 – 6 months and have NOT been trained.|
|Training includes updates on current C&TC content and screening procedures, and will enhance knowledge and skills needed to provide C&TC services consistent with program standards.||Intended for: PHNs who have attended a C&TC Comprehensive (3-day) Training in the past and who currently provide C&TC screening services RNs/PHNs should attend a Refresher training every 2 – 5 years if they actively provide C&TC screenings.|
|Training covers best practices for hearing and vision screenings, including recent updates and guidelines for referral. Common abnormalities are presented as well as the wide range of variability in normal findings. Participant demonstrations for all the components of a vision or hearing screening offers an opportunity for participants to gain experience and confidence in their screening skills including the proper use and care of audiometers, tympanometers, OAEs, ophthalmoscopes, and otoscopes.||Intended for: Nurses who perform hearing and vision screening in children during C&TC exams, at Early Childhood Screening, Head Starts, Clinics or Schools.|
|Training includes best practices for hearing and vision screenings in children, recent updates and advances in hearing and vision screening and criteria for referral, and demonstration and practice of the basic components of hearing and vision screening. This offers participants the opportunity to gain experience and confidence in their screening skills.||Intended for: Medical assistants, school health assistants, volunteers and other non-nurses who perform vision and hearing screening for children in Head Start, Early Childhood Screening, Schools, and Clinics and other community settings. May also be sufficient for nurses who provide only basic hearing and vision screenings.|
MDH Learning Center Training Registration
To FIND and REGISTER for available trainings, log into the MDH Learning Center and select 'Browse Trainings'. New trainings are usually posted 6-8 weeks before the training date. Registration will close one (1) week prior to the training date.
The MDH Learning Center is designed to track individual learning. Each person attending a course, training, or event must have their own individual account (generic/group accounts are NOT allowed).
If you don't already have an MDH Learning Center account use the 'Register Now' button to create an account; assigning a user name, password and completing the required fields identified by a red asterisk (*). For instructions on account creation and use of the system visit: Registering for an MDH Learning Center Event.
If you are registering/paying for someone else to attend training/event, the account should be created for the individual attendee (do not create an account with your information). You will enter your payee information at the time of payment. The registration system accepts credit cards/electronic checks. It does NOT accept Purchase Orders.
NOTE: After payment is completed, you will be taken to a payment confirmation page. In the top left corner of the page, you MUST click the RED BAR that says Complete Registration to officially be registered for the desired class.
C&TC Training Cancellation Policy: A FULL refund will be issued to all participants if MDH finds it necessary to cancel a training/event. A PARTIAL refund (fee minus $25) will be issued if a participant needs to cancel their registration. MDH must receive notification at least three (3) business days prior to the 1st day of the training/event.