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Track: Population Health

Course: Population Health Policy  8 hours, 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (additional 1.75 credits for the prerequisite: Population Health and the Application of Health IT)

Description: This course is designed to explain the changes to the healthcare system that are emerging as a result of a shift in focus from the individual patient to the population. Developed by leaders at Johns Hopkins with direct responsibility for population care and by researchers in population health, the course starts with a general introduction to population health and then segues to the practicalities of population health management at the business and policy level, including how to know what works. 


Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe new models of care for population health and the role of payment reform in the context of population health and accountable care, and explain the challenges of chronic care management in populations while analyzing the ways that health IT can be used for effective population management.
  2. Discuss and interpret the key financial drivers in the U.S. health care systems and their implications on population health and IT challenges going forward.10.  Discuss the research processes by which population health IT solutions bring about change and the environmental/organizational contexts within which they work best.


Course: Population Health Data Analytics  9 hours, 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (additional 1.75 credits for the prerequisite: Population Health and the Application of Health IT)

Description:This course is designed to provide learners with the core knowledge to identify the specific types of data used in the course of population health management, from billing through clinical through population. Developed by a faculty member at Johns Hopkins who deals with data sets with billions of elements for organizations across the country, the course starts with a general introduction to population health and then goes through the data types, data sources, and core processes of working with these data.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify various data sources used for population health management, including both traditional and nontraditional data sources, and examine how data quality affects population health analytic.
  2. Identify challenges in using population health data sources and describe the conceptual and practical challenges of developing population health analytic methods.


Course: Population Health Interventions   11 hours, 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (additional 1.75 credits for the prerequisite: Population Health and the Application of Health IT)

Description:This course is designed to provide learners with the core knowledge and skills to using the data gathered in a population health context to improve the health of that population. Developed by leaders at Johns Hopkins with direct responsibility for population care and by researchers in population health, the course starts with a general introduction to population health and then segues to the calculation of clinical risk, to the use of that calculation, and to the context of health IT. 


Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain perspectives related to the concept of “risk” measurement and segmentation within the population health context, and
    explore developing frontiers in the population-based predictive- modeling field.
  2. Describe the population health data necessary for segmenting into risk cohorts, and explain the processes and key decision
    points by which interventions are prioritized for segments of the population.
  3. Explore the frameworks relevant to the concept of population health at the community level.
  4. Identify population health programs’ key constituents; compare behavior change models; evaluate individual, organizational, and
    community-level behavior change interventions’ designs; and recognize and relate health IT’s capabilities, users, and purposes.


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Next Steps


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Step 1: Select a course 

Review the courses on this page and select which course or courses most interest you. When you are ready, proceed to Step 2 to register for your course(s).


Step 2: Register for a course

After making your selection, click on the link to be taken to our registration page. Complete the form with the required information, select your course and submit the form. 


Step 3: Receive confirmation and prepare 

After submitting your registration form you will be brought to a website confirming that your information has been received. Your login credentials will be emailed to you the day before your course starts. If you do not receive your login information by the day the course starts, please contact a student services member at 952.358.8343 or ncal@normandale.edu.


Step 4: Begin the course

Your course will open on the first day of the cohort selected. You may log in and acclimate yourself to the online learning environment, and enjoy your learning journey!

Update!


The CME fee has been temporarily waived through 6/20/17. This is limited to the first 450 trainees who register, complete a course, and apply for CMEs by 6/20/2017.