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September 2011

Traumatic Brain Injury Continuing Medical Education

Physicians and other clinicians can earn one hour of Continuing Medical Education credit through the Medical Home Portal's Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) diagnosis module and Primary Children's Pediatric Education Services. To receive credit, read through the TBI module, which consists of four main pages and additional pages with Related Issues and Frequently Asked Questions (there are also pages that compile the Services & Resources, Helpful Articles, Practice Guidelines, and a Bibliography for the whole module) and then answer 10 quiz questions and score 80% or better. Estimated time to complete: approx. 1 hour to review the TBI content plus 5 minutes to complete quiz. Please read all the instructions before beginning the quiz. Click here to access the TBI Continuing Medical Education quiz.

Medical Home Portal Frequently Asked Questions Survey

The Medical Home Portal is again working with trainees in the Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (URLEND) program. This year’s project will focus on adding Frequently Asked Questions (and answers) about the diagnoses and conditions on the Portal. We need your help! What questions about specific chronic conditions have you had or been asked by patients or their families that others are likely to have or be asked? Please tell us by visiting the Medical Home Portal FAQ Survey. You may provide as few or as many questions as you like. We’ll work with experts in each area to find answers and post the common questions and answers in the FAQ sections. This survey will be available on an on-going basis; come back anytime.

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Coming Soon
Hearing Testing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
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Your Medical Home

The Portal is always interested in sharing information on available services and resources. Here are some you may find helpful.

Operation Healthy Teeth – a program that provides urgent dental treatment for vulnerable children in the Salt Lake area. Working together, dentists and Assistance League help kids, pre-K through high school, that do not have other means to access treatment. Dentists contribute their time and Assistance League contributes to cover expenses such as x-ray, amalgam, composites, and chair-side assistance. As a result, children receive the critical care they need to relieve pain and prevent further disease and infection. Operation Healthy Teeth

University of Utah Autism Clinic - Outpatient services for individuals with autism spectrum disorders across the lifespan, including diagnostic evaluations, social skills groups, psycho-educational assessments, school consultations, medication management, picture exchange communication system (PECS), and speech-language therapy. Call 801-585-1212.

Authors

Author: Mindy Tueller, MS - 9/2011