December 01, 2022

Behavioral health continuing education credits

On-demand training for primary care providers

Primary care providers (PCPs) can play an important role in diagnosing and treating behavioral health conditions. UnitedHealthcare, Optum Behavioral Health and OptumHealth™ Education offer a 3-part online series covering behavioral health issues seen in primary care settings.

Access the training series at Behavioral Health Identification, Treatment and Referral in Primary Care: A 3-Part On-Demand Series

This series will discuss:

Part 1: Depression and Follow-up After Higher Levels of Care

Part 2: Substance Use Disorders in Primary Care

Part 3: Behavioral Health Treatment for Children and Adolescents

Continuing education

Earn 1.00 continuing medical education/nursing continuing professional development credit for each session completed.

The self-paced web series is intended for primary health care professionals interested in learning about important behavioral health topics. The topics include:

  • Screening
  • Referral
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment for depression, attention deficits and hyperactivity, substance use, and other mental health disorders
  • HEDIS® measures

There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for these courses. For more information, go to primary care behavioral health.

HEDIS® is a registered trademark of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
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