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Continuing Professional Education Online Self-Study Courses - CPE and Category I CECHs


Seventeen high quality and very reasonably priced continuing education self-study courses are available for Registered Dietitians (RD), Dietetic Technicians Registered (DTR), Certifiied Health Education Specialists (CHES) and Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES). Health Education Partners is an approved provider by Commission on Dietetics Registration (CDR, # HE005) and National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC, # MEP3305). Courses cover Healthy People, Leading Health Indicators, National Prevention Strategy, social marketing and health marketing, physical activity and health reform legislation.

     

Features: Study Guide and study materials available online, low cost, easy, convenient, no deadlines, start and study when you want to study, objectives match CHES/MCHES competencies.Additionally, five dollars of your fee for the six Healthy People 2020 companion courses supports the Community Tool Box. Healthy People 2020 uses many of its resources for MAP-IT. The $5 supports CTB’s research and development and the long-term sustainability of this free global resource.

Before signing up and paying you can download and review the Study Guide (syllabus) with course objectives and links to reading/study assignment to determine if the course will meet your needs and interests.


 


Leading Health Indicators (8.0 CECH/hours, includes 4.0 advanced, $30, covers the smaller set of Healthy People 2020 objectives selected to communicate high-priority health issues and actions to address them.

The National Prevention Strategy (7 CECH/hours, 2 advanced, $30, the health care reform laws estalished an unprecedented opportunity to shift the nation from a focus on sickness and disease to one based on wellness and prevention with public and private partnerships and evidence-based actions.

Implement Healthy People 2020 (10.5 CECH/hours, 7 advanced, $30, comprehensively covers the recently launched Healthy People 2020 materials to understand, implement and marketing Healthy People 2020

Six companion courses to the Implement Healthy People 2020 course ($5 of each course fee goes to the Community Tool Box)

Additional Healthy People related courses

Health Reform II: the Final Bills Signed into Law (7.0 CECH/hours, 3 advanced hours, $25)

Social Marketing: Health Promotion Planning Using the Social Marketing Approach  (10.5 CECH, includes 4.5 advanced hours, $30)

The New Government Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (6.0 CECH/hours, 3 advanced hours, $25)

Social Marketing Overview (2.0 CECH/hours, 1 advanced hour, $10)

Health Marketing: Commercial Marketing Strategies to Improve Health (5.0 CECH/hours, 2.5 advanced, $25)

Become a Very Good Health Education Resource Person on Health Reform (covers history of health reform and bills leading up to the final passed bills) (5.0 CECH/hours, 2.5 advanced, $19.99)



Easy Registration from each Course Page (looks like this on each course page)

  • Self-Study Course Fee: $xx (refundable within 60-days of sign-up)
    • Online registration using PayPal via debit/credit card or check
    • After payment you can click to print a receipt. Be sure to click on the Return to Merchant button to get guidelines to complete the course efficiently
  • Registration using check or money order, download and print registration form
  • Thank you for signing up web page
All course pdf files and forms are best viewed and tests completed using Adobe Reader

NCHEC Participant Course Evaluation Summary (PDF, from social marketing self-study course)

Overall Quality of Course: 4.4 to 4.8 (1 = Very Poor, 5 = Excellent)

Continuing Education Self-study Courses with +/- 0.5 hours of reading assignments per total course units often with and audio files (mp3). Hours were determined using average reading speeds of 250 words per minute. Take TF, multiple choice and short answer post-tests and pass with score of ≥70%.