Population Health Training Program Overview
— Completion of pre-course readings (3 hours)
— Attend Preconference I, either in person or online
— Attend Colloquium either in person or online
— Successful completion of the post-conference exam online. Exam questions will be pulled from pre-course readings and conference sessions.
Who Should Attend?
The training program will be of interest to those working in or with government agencies, employers, consumer groups, quality organizations, health plans, hospitals, nursing homes, physicians and physician organizations, home health agencies, nurses and other clinicians, and those working in health care finance.
Learning Objectives and Course Description
The content is focused on practical application and implementation of population health management strategies, care coordination, patient engagement and activation, and new innovations and technologies to support these efforts. The material in this training program is purposely geared to appeal to a broad audience of individuals working in the field; it is not confined to one particular discipline, since the successful practice of population health requires a holistic approach and encompasses many perspectives.
In order to earn a certificate of completion, participants must complete all of the course requirements as outlined above and achieve a minimum score of eighty percent (80%) on the online post-conference examination. Course participants will have 90 days to complete the related online examination.
Special Benefit for Population Health Training Program Participants:
Participants who successfully complete this Training Couse are eligible to receive a 15% discount to the Population Health Academy, a 5-day continuing education program offered through Thomas Jefferson University’s College of Population Health. To be eligible for this discount, Population Health Colloquium attendees must enroll by July 1, 2018. (This offer is for new registrants only).
For more information about the Population Health Academy and Jefferson’s graduate degree and certificate programs, visit www.Jefferson.edu/PopulationHealth
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Is the Population Health Training Program a professional certification program?
It is not. The program is an attempt to offer additional information and insights associated with the material presented during the Colloquium sessions, and to provide attendees with evidence of mastery of the material through the issuance of a certificate of completion.
2. Please describe the post meeting online examination.
The examination consists of a bank of multiple-choice questions based upon the information made available in the preconference readings and session, and presentations within the Colloquium agenda. Participants will be given a web link to the examination and a unique username and password to access the examination, and may take it at any time during the ninety (90) days following the Colloquium. The examination is timed, and candidates will have one hour to complete it once begun. The examination may be taken up to three (3) times. New questions will rotate through the examination. Candidates must score eighty percent (80%) or more to successfully complete this requirement.