The Medical Home for Healthcare Providers

This course is designed to help providers, nurses, and other medical professionals who want to learn more about the Medical Home and best practices for ensuring the health and well-being of their patients when implemented effectively.

Complimentary thanks to support from the Virginia Department of Health.


At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the key participants in a patient and family-centered medical home
  • Identify the characteristics of a successful patient and family-centered medical home
  • Describe the benefits of a patient and family-centered medical home to the key stakeholders, collaborative partners, patients, and their families
  • Describe the value of a patient and family-centered medical home to the key participants
  • Describe the determinants and measurable outcomes of the implementation of a successful patient and family-centered medical home

Authored by:

  • Marcus C. Allen, MPH, Virginia Dept. of Health>
  • Dana Yarbrough, MA, Center for Family Involvement, Partnership for People with Disabilities, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Bethany Geldmaker, PhD PNP, Virginia Dept. of Health
  • Shamaree Cromartie, MPH, Virginia Dept. of Health
  • Carla Hegwood, MPH, Virginia Dept. of Health
  • Meagan Robinson, DrPH MPH, Virginia Dept. of Health
  • Kathleen Bunch-Meneses, MS, Program Manager, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education

Learning Method and Medium:

Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again if a question is answered incorrectly. The course will open in a new tab – to exit the course, simply close that tab.

This publication and website is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $12,287,553. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit

Purchase grants one learner one year’s access to lessons and quizzes (access expires 365 days from date of course activation).

Course Price

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Additional Details
  • Estimated time to complete: 1 hour
  • Credit/contact hours: 1 hour
  • Expiration Date: March 2025
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Accessible for 1 Year