Continuing education

Health care providers and other professionals can find free online continuing education (CE) courses through the Texas Health Steps site.

Current courses include:

  • Infant Safe Sleep
  • Reducing Non-Medically Necessary Deliveries Before 39 Weeks
  • Breastfeeding
  • Immunization
  • Texas Medicaid Services for Children
  • Newborn Screening
  • Newborn Hearing Screening
  • Preventing Unintentional Injury: Birth to 4 Years

Texas Health Steps also offers several ethics courses, including the “Culturally Effective Health Care” course that may be of interest to community leaders and local coalitions.

Each fall and spring, DSHS offers a Grand Rounds series. Two courses each semester cover Healthy Texas Babies topics. Past topics have included safe sleep, progesterone use to avoid preterm birth, antenatal steroids and more.

The series is for a professional audience and CE credits are available for a number of disciplines. Learn more or sign up for the upcoming semester’s sessions by visiting here.