Diagnoses and Health Care of Children in Foster Care and Covered by Medicaid
$6.00 | CEU Hours:2.00 | Beginning*This course is not approved for NBCC renewal. Please see our NBCC category of courses here.
CEU Course Description
This course was developed from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration informational and Truven Health Analytics report which presents (1) the prevalence of mental and physical illnesses and (2) the utilization of health care services among children in foster care (FC) who are covered by Medicaid. Disparities between the children in FC and children covered by Medicaid who are not in FC are also identified.
CEU Course Objectives
1. Examine the trends for mental and physical health among children 0 to 17 years of age in foster care compared to those not in foster care.
2. Become familiar with prescription use differences between children in foster care and those who are not.
3. Enumerate the most common comorbidities seen in three different age groups of children in foster care compared to those outside of foster care.
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