NCQA's Introduction to PCMH Online Course (OD)

NCQA's Introduction to PCMH Online Course: Foundational Concepts of the Medical Home

This program is designed as an introductory course for anyone interested learning the fundamentals of the PCMH Recognition program. The course includes 12 modules on the basic topics of PCMH including the core attributes of patient-centered medical homes, the required evidence and determining how to present it as well as the processes and procedures that demonstrate transformation into the medical home model.

Target Audience

This program is designed for any health care professional, health care decision maker or consultant interested in getting the inside perspective directly from expert faculty from NCQA in evaluating a primary care practice and their ability to become Recognized as a Patient-Centered Medical Home by NCQA. 

    Learning Objectives

    At the conclusion of the program, participants will have the knowledge they need to:

    • Identify the core attributes of patient-centered medical homes.
    • Identify required evidence and determine how to present it.
    • Describe processes and procedures that demonstrate transformation into the medical home model. 
    • Outline the roles of the NCQA Representative and Evaluator and CCE.
    • Examine the challenging requirements in a variety of practice environments.
    • Outline the features and functions of the Q-PASS system.
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 7.75 AAPA
    • 7.75 ACPE
    • 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 7.75 ANCC
    • 7.75 APA
    • 7.75 ASWB
    • 7.75 IPCE
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 8.00 PCMH CCE
    Course opens: 
    05/26/2021
    Course expires: 
    10/01/2021

    In support of improving patient care, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive (1) Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

    NCQA designates this educational activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 

    This educational activity is approved for 7.75 nursing contact hours, CPE, AAPA, APA, and ASWB ACE contact hours.*

    The assigned universal program number(s): JA0004597-0000-21-016-H04-P.

    This program grants 8.0 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) points for PCMH Certified Content Experts. 

    Available Credit

    • 7.75 AAPA
    • 7.75 ACPE
    • 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 7.75 ANCC
    • 7.75 APA
    • 7.75 ASWB
    • 7.75 IPCE
    • 1.00 Participation
    • 8.00 PCMH CCE
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