PPOC Training: NCQA's Advanced PCMH Online Course

Advanced PCMH: Mastering the Medical Home Transformation

The NCQA PCMH Recognition program plays an integral role in practice transformation and improving the quality of health care. This advanced course is intended for individuals who have applied NCQA PCMH Recognition requirements in the practice setting. It examines the PCMH Standards and the assessment process. It takes a hands-on approach to each PCMH Concept, and a deeper dive to explore the key characteristics of a successful medical home. This course will review evidence to support the core and elective criteria. It will also focus on advanced topics such as the Distinction Modules, electronic Clinical Quality Measures, and how to receive autocredit. 

This training is presented exclusively for Pediatric Physicians’ Organization at Children’s (PPOC).

Learning Objectives

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

  • Discuss transfer credit and distinctions.  
  • Explain how elective criteria build upon core criteria within a competency.  
  • Determine a strategy for preparing a practice for the three (3) virtual check-ins and begin to create a transformation plan. 
  • Describe the types of evidence a practice can provide to meet the intent of a criterion, competency and concept.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.75 AAPA
  • 3.75 ACPE
  • 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.75 ANCC
  • 3.75 APA
  • 3.75 ASWB
  • 3.75 IPCE
  • 1.00 Participation
  • 6.00 PCMH CCE
Course opens: 
11/01/2020
Course expires: 
12/17/2021

In support of improving patient care, the National Committee for Quality Assurance is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) to provide Interprofessional Continuing Education for the healthcare team. 

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 3.75 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change. 

This educational activity is approved for: 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM, ANA CNE, APA, ACPE and ASWB ACE.


The assigned universal program number: JA0004597-0000-20-041-H04-P. Upon successful completion of this program (attending the full session and completing a program evaluation), participants will access CPE Monitor on the ACPE website to locate and track their CPE statement of credit.

This program grants 6.0 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) points for PCMH Certified Content Experts. 

* Please note – You must complete the entire program to be eligible for total number of contact hours

Available Credit

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