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Curriculum Resource for University Faculty

Texas Health Steps Online Provider Education offers free online CE courses that are available 24/7 and relevant to Texas’s current and future health-care providers. These courses can be integrated into your curriculum to provide supplemental educational content, resources, references, and tools that students can access today and continue to use in their professional practice tomorrow.

All content is developed by leading subject matter experts and routinely updated to provide current clinical, regulatory, and best-practice information. Texas Health Steps features more than 50 CE-accredited courses that can enhance your students’ preparation for real-world challenges.

Topic areas include ethics, adolescent health, culturally effective health care, acute and chronic medical conditions, prevention and wellness, and more. Select from the disciplines listed below to see how these courses can extend your curriculum and expand students’ clinical experience.

Physician and Physician Assistant Programs

Our CME courses focus on clinical, regulatory, and best-practice information related to pediatric and adolescent medicine. Faculty use our courses during resident rotations in areas like public health and pediatrics to enhance students’ experience and education. Others use our courses to give students a more focused education in a specialty area they have not yet experienced.

All courses are developed in conjunction with leading Texas physicians and incorporate real- world case studies and scenarios that represent patients and situations students are likely to encounter in professional practice. Courses also provide clinical references, tools, and practice resources that are free and available 24/7. Many courses also provide ethics education.

Sample curriculum for Pediatrics Rotation

Sample curriculum for Adolescent Rotation

Sample curriculum for Public Health Rotation

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Nursing Programs

Our CNE courses provide nursing students and professionals with current best practices related to clinical practice, communication strategies, and regulatory requirements. All courses are developed in conjunction with experienced public health nurses and incorporate real-world case studies and scenarios that represent patients and situations nurses are likely to encounter in professional practice.

Courses also provide clinical references, tools, and practice resources that are free and available 24/7.

Sample curriculum for Pediatrics Rotation

Sample curriculum for Adolescent Rotation

Sample curriculum for Public Health Rotation

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Once licensed, RNs may be eligible to provide Texas Health Steps preventive medical checkups under the supervision of a physician enrolled in Texas Health Steps.

Before being certified, nurses must complete the following courses:

Dental Programs

Our oral health CE courses are accredited by the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio (UTHSCSA) and provide students and professionals with best-practice information to improve the oral health of Texas children and adolescents. All oral health courses are produced in conjunction with leading Texas health-care professionals and include case studies and other interactive features.

Courses also provide clinical references, tools and practice resources that are free and available 24/7, and that can continue to be used in professional practice.

Courses produced specifically for dental professionals

Supplemental Public Health Education for Dentists

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Counseling and Social Work Programs

Our CE courses for students and professionals in counseling and social work cover a wide range of clinical, regulatory, and best-practice information that pertains to a variety of practice settings. All courses are produced in conjunction with leading Texas health-care professionals and include case studies and other interactive features.

Many courses also provide ethics education.

Case Management Education

Culturally Effective Health Care Education

Pediatric Focused Education

Adolescent Focused Education

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