Healthcare Transition for Youth & Family

This course is designed to help patients and their families who want to learn more about Healthcare Transition from pediatric to adult care, and their role and the role of others for ensuring their health and well-being throughout the entire process.

Complimentary thanks to support from the Virginia Department of Health.

Note: The system will take you through a check out process for identification, but you will not be entering any purchase information such as a credit card.



Course Details

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify at least one tool for evaluating youth readiness for healthcare transition
  • Describe best practices for the timing and order of progression for healthcare transition preparation
  • Provide the key components of healthcare transition preparation
  • Provide the key components of healthcare transition implementation
  • Describe the determinants and measurable outcomes of successful healthcare transition

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


Note: The content within this module was used in part and adapted from the content contained at Got Transition and is used with permission.

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.

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

Additional Details

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour
Certificate of Completion