Tools & Training
In addition the tools that practices receive with the license, each practice must employ at least one registered nurse who has a Certificate in Guided Care Nursing.
Guided Care Nursing Course
Our 6-week, 40 hour online course prepares registered nurses to become Guided Care Nurses. It features core and supplemental modules, live webinars and simulations, and support from expert faculty from the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing. After passing an online exam, the nurse receives a Certificate in Guided Care Nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. For more details, or to register, please visit https://www.ijhn-education.org/content/guided-care-nursing.
Practice Leaders in Medical Homes
Physicians, practice administrators, and other practice leaders will also benefit from participation in Practice Leaders in Medical Homes, an asynchronous, online, CME-eligible course. Each of the nine modules builds the competencies needed to create an effective CPC/medical home practice. Tuition is $15 US per module. Physicians will receive a certificate and one CME credit per 1-hour module. The course is offered by the Center for Teaching and Learning with Technology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. For details, click here.
- Implementation Manual. Guided Care: A New Nurse-Physician Partnership in Chronic Care is an implementation manual for practices that want to adopt Guided Care. This book provides detailed, practical information and advice on assessing practice readiness, preparing to launch, providing and financing Guided Care.
- Introductory guide book for patients and their families. Transformation: A Family's Guide to Chronic Care, Guided Care, and Hope by Tom Grundner, Ed.D., is a short book that describes to chronically ill patients and their families what Guided Care is and how it can help them. It is not the standard "patient education" book!
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