CE Credit

Building a Comprehensive and Effective Medical Home


Welcome to the training on Building a Comprehensive and Effective Medical Home provided by Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

Credit hours: 1.5 CE


The goal of this module is to equip Texas Health Steps providers and others to build comprehensive and effective medical homes that serve children and adolescents with and without special health-care needs, regardless of their racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, and health status.

Target Audience

Texas Health Steps providers and other interested health-care professionals.

Specific Learning Objectives

After completing the activities of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Interpret the definition of a medical home.
  2. Create a medical home approach for a child with special health-care needs.
  3. Integrate preventive service components into care delivery.
  4. Manage one practice tool for developing and sustaining a medical home.
  5. Organize a comprehensive care plan to support a patient’s individualized care in the medical home.
  6. Employ a systematic practice change to improve access and delivery of care.
  7. Specify how specialists and subspecialists can support coordination of care.

Please note this module expires on 6/17/2018.

Accreditation Statement


The medical definition provided in this module was obtained from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.