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MT Team: National Care Coordination Academy

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Montana healthcare providers, families & caregivers, and social & human service professionals share the same on-going overall goal for at-risk children and youth: Improved health and well-being outcomes of children, youth and their families.

A Montana interdisciplinary team is participating in a unique learning community centered on implementation of care coordination. Through workshop-structured learning opportunities, regular virtual meetings, and targeted technical assistance, the National Care Coordination Academy supports Montana efforts to acquire the essential knowledge, skills, and competencies for effective care coordination in the Big Sky.

Key Montana Team Outcomes

  • Meaningful family and youth participation in healthcare decisions that impact their health and family well-being.
  • Increased healthcare literacy among families and transitioning youth.
  • Increased provider understanding of patient- and family-centered medical homes, how they function, and what is required to sustain them.
  • Enhanced communication across health centers, systems and providers.

Connect to the Montana Team

Montana Team Member Listserv: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Team Leadership Contacts:

  • Kim Brown This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Mackenzie Petersen This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Team Resources

Open Pediatrics Connection

Go to: https://learn.openpediatrics.org/learn

National Care Coordination Academy materials are in the “My Courses” section of Open Pediatrics.  If you are unable to connect to your Open Pediatrics account, please contact Kim Brown This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Pediatric Care Coordination

The five module Pediatric Care Coordination Curriculum, 2nd Ed. (Antonelli, et al., 2020) is available on Open Pediatrics. This online video version uses a learning management system to guide learners through the content.

A hard-copy version of the Pediatric Care Coordination Curriculum, 2nd Ed. is available online at: https://medicalhomeinfo.aap.org/tools-resources/Documents/PCCC%202nd%20Edition/Full%20Pediatric%20Care%20Coordination%20Curriculum.pdf

Curriculum learning objectives

  • Discuss key components of care coordination within an integrated model of care delivery
  • Identify established tools and processes that can be used to implement key components of care coordination
  • Apply tools and processes that support key components of care coordination to a case example

Target audience

  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurses
  • Social Workers

Related Resources

The National Care Coordination Academy is a Partnership of the Division of General Pediatrics and the Department of Accountable Care and Clinical Integration, Boston Children’s Hospital/ Harvard Medical School and the Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network for Children with Medical Complexity at the Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health, Boston University School of Social Work, with support from the Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

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