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Minnesota’s Health Care Core Curriculum (HCCC). Pat Reinhart, RN Dede Carr, BS, LDA Minneapolis Community & Technical College Sue Field DNP, RN, CNE HealthForce Minnesota. Participant Competencies. At the end of this session the participant will: Explain why the HCCC was developed - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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Pat Reinhart, RNDede Carr, BS, LDAMinneapolis Community & Technical College

Sue Field DNP, RN, CNEHealthForce Minnesota

Minnesotas Health Care Core Curriculum(HCCC)


At the end of this session the participant will:Explain why the HCCC was developedRecognize the history of the (HCCC)Explain competency based education Identify the HCCC modules and contentParticipant Competencies2www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgThe Healthcare Core Curriculum is a series of entry-level courses for the student with an interest in healthcare but little or no experience!The HCCC focuses on basic skills needed for working in any healthcare settingIt is the first educational step to many health professions

What is the Health Care Core Curriculum (HCCC)www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgIt is a model for K-12 Health Careers CurriculumIt provides orientation and training for entry level positionsIncludes education in mental health and aging populations.

What is the Healthcare Core Curriculum?4www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgDesigned to respond to the dynamic and evolving nature of the health care systemFocused on collaboration with the local health care community Sensitive to diverse population needsEmphasizes achievement of relevant competenciesEnsures value to the individual, the employer and the community5www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgWhat does a worker need to know and be able to contribute to the delivery of safe and effective healthcare? (http://www.healthscienceconsortium.org/standards.php)

The HCCC Answers the Question:www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgProvides knowledge to make career choicesProvides a pathway to multiple health careersProvides a framework for problem-solving and conflict management in the workplaceAssists in the development of teamwork

7Who Would Benefit from the Healthcare Core Curriculum ?HCCC is basic knowledge that benefits all healthcare personnel and environments

www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgAs a competency based curriculumAligned with state and national standardsInitially consisted of 8 interdisciplinary modulesUpdated curriculum is 7 modules (Health Care Careers was merged with Behaviors for Success)

How was the HCCC designed?www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgModules can be offered in any orderModules can be packaged in 1, 2, 3, or 4 credit course(s)Written by experts from several disciplines within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System (MnSCU).

How was the HCCC designed?www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgQualified Health Science Career and Technical Education Teachers in High SchoolsTechnical and Community College FacultyIndustry PartnersWho can teach the HCCC?www.HealthForceMinnesota.org1. As a means for exploration of health care careers.

How do Schools use the HCCC?www.HealthForceMinnesota.org2. As aPathway to Nursing AssistantHCCC + 2 credit Nursing Assistant Skills SetPlus Written and Skills Test Out to be placed on nursing assistant registryHow do Schools use the HCCC?www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgSeveral colleges use the HCCC as a required course for allied health programs which can be taken either at the High School or Technical/Community College level.

How do Schools use the HCCC?www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgHistory of the HCCC

Mandated by the Minnesota Legislature in the 1999 Higher Education Funding Bill

www.HealthForceMinnesota.org1999 Legislative Mandate in the Higher Education Funding Bill

The Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, in consultation with relevant industries, shall develop a short-term, competency based, standardized curricula in healthcare patient services and community support services for persons with long-term care needs(next slide) 15 www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgThe standardized curricula must provide knowledge that is applicable to persons employed in a wide range of health care settings and human service settings, including home healthcare assistants, personal care assistants, and certified nursing assistants16 1999 Legislative Mandate in the Higher Education Funding Bill

www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgThe Board shall offer certificates and two year associate degrees that articulate into four year educational programs in healthcare services and in human services.17

1999 Legislative Mandate in the Higher Education Funding Bill

www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgIn 2000 Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU)Partnered with Healthcare Education Industry Partnership (HEIP)Worked with a Multidisciplinary Advisory CommitteeHistory of HCCC18www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgMultidisciplinary Advisory team consisted of:Educators of health related careers (public and private)Industry membersMembers of the Board of NursingMembers of the Department of HealthMembers of the Department of Education (K-12)MnSCU Educators StatewideCompetency Based Education Specialist

History of HCCC19www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgHistory of HCCCThe Mission was to develop a HCCC that was a:Systematized grouping of performance based competencies Represented common knowledge and skills across health career pathways which were favored by employersBased on accepted national standards Displayed consistency across courses and institutionswww.HealthForceMinnesota.orgCurriculum was released in the early 2000sSeveral colleges and high schools within Minnesota have since adopted the HCCC within their school systems. History of HCCCwww.HealthForceMinnesota.orgThe Curriculum was updated in 2004 and in 2010 by Minneapolis Community and Technical College. History of HCCCwww.HealthForceMinnesota.orgIn 2013 a HCCC Multidisciplinary Advisory Board was convened to review the HCCC and update the competencies to revised national standards. History of HCCCwww.HealthForceMinnesota.orgAdvisory Committee Recommendation #1:

Update the HCCC Competencies to the Revised National Standards(Fall, 2013)

www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgFoundation Standard 1: Academic Foundation (Not covered in the HCCC, this includes the anatomy and physiology and dosage calculations)Foundation Standard 2: CommunicationFoundation Standard 3: SystemsFoundation Standard 4: Employability SkillsFoundation Standard 5: Legal ResponsibilitiesRevised 2012 National Standards25www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgFoundation Standard 6: EthicsFoundation Standard 7: Safety PracticesFoundation Standard 8: TeamworkFoundation Standard 9: Health Maintenance PracticesFoundation Standard 10: Technical Skills (HCCC does not cover databases, excel, word, etc.)Foundation Standard 11: Information Technology Applications **** This was a new standard****http://www.healthscienceconsortium.org/standards.php

26www.HealthForceMinnesota.org2012 Foundational Standards and Accountability Criteria from the Health Science Consortium National Standards were reviewedhttp://www.healthscienceconsortium.org/standards.phpModule and Unit Competencies revised to the 2012 National StandardsCrosswalk developed

HCCC was Revised to meet 2012 National Standardswww.HealthForceMinnesota.orgAdvisory Committee Recommendation #2:

Crosswalk the HCCC Competencies to the Common Career Technical Core Competencies for High School Programs

www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgHCCC cross walked to High School Common Career Technical Core Competencies including: Career Ready PracticesHealth Science Career ClusterDiagnostic Services Career PathwaysHealth Informatics Career PathwaysSupport Services Career Pathways Crosswalks29www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgAdvisory Committee Recommendation #3:

Work with MDH and Crosswalk Curriculum to Nursing AssistantFederal and State Requirements

www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgHCCC Cross walked in collaboration with the MN Department of Health (MDH) to the Federal and State Requirements for Nursing Assistant Curriculum.Several competencies/unit competencies were added to address care of older adults and federal and state requirements

`Crosswalk to Nursing Assistant State and Federal Requirements31www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgSchools must receive prior approval by the MDH to use the HCCC as a career ladder for Nursing Assistant

Approval by MDHwww.HealthForceMinnesota.orgOnce the MDH approves the schools use of the HCCC as Pathway to Nursing AssistantThe HCCC can be offered for Nursing Assistant asHCCC+ a 2 credit Nursing Assistant Skills SetPlacement on Nursing Assistant registry continues to be through written and skills testFor more information on Nursing Assistant pathways:http://www.healthforceminnesota.org/Curriculum.htm

Crosswalk to Nursing Assistant State and Federal Requirements33www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgAdvisory Committee Recommendation #4

Crosswalk HCCC to the Medical Career Teacher Licensurefor High School Teachers

www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgFor High School Teachers: HCCC was cross walked to the subject matter competencies for secondary medical career teacher licensure

Crosswalk for Medical Career Teacher Licensurewww.HealthForceMinnesota.orgAdvisory Committee Recommendation #5

Update the Curriculum with Mental Health Outcomes to address the MN Mental Health Education Bill of 2013

www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgSec. 11. [120B.21] MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION.School districts and charter schools are encouraged to provide mental health instruction for students in grades 6 through 12 aligned with local health standards and integrated into existing programs curriculum or the general school environment of a district or charter school.

The Minnesota Mental Health Education bill of 2013www.HealthForceMinnesota.orgThe commissioner in consultation with the commissioner of human services and mental health organizations is encouraged to provide districts and charter schools with:(1)age-appropriate model learning activities for grades