The University of Kentucky Division of Community Medicine of the Department of Family & Community Medicine, the Kentucky Ambulatory Network (KAN), Owensboro Health, and the Appalachian Osteopathic Postgraduate Training Institute Consortium (A-OPTIC) are excited to be partnering with CECentral to offer online community medical education to practicing clinicians.

Division of Community Medicine and the Kentucky Ambulatory Network (KAN):

The Division of Community Medicine is part of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Its programs and activities involve medical student and resident curricular design and development, research, and service activities. Housed within the Division of Community Medicine, the Kentucky Ambulatory Network (KAN) was established in 2000. Educators, researchers, and clinicians collaborate across the state of Kentucky and beyond to advance the field of Community Medicine and Population Health. The overarching goal of the Network is to improve the wellbeing of our patients and communities through meaningful primary care practiced based research. For more information, visit https://familymedicine.med.uky.edu/kentucky-ambulatory-network-kan.


A-OPTIC is a national network of rural primary care residency programs in existence since 1999. A-OPTIC operates the Frontier Rural Innovations Network, a practice-based research network focusing on improving rural healthcare delivery to achieve Better Outcomes, a Better System, and Greater Value. For more information, visit http://a-optic.org/.

Owensboro Health is a non-profit health care system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves. Owensboro Health has been recognized by Healthgrades as a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) and America’s 100 Best Hospitals (2013, 2014). The system includes an acute care hospital; a medical group; numerous clinics and diagnostic centers; wound healing centers; a cancer center; home care services; and the Healthpark, a medical-based fitness center. Owensboro Health Regional Hospital is licensed to operate 477 beds, with an average of 1,800 births, 64,000 emergency room visits, 18,000 admissions and 500,000 outpatient visits each year. System-wide, the organization has over 3,400 employees, 250 volunteers and 219 medical staff. For more information, visit OwensboroHealth.org.


These educational activities are designed for the practicing clinician; however, healthcare learners of any field may find this course as a strong supplement for their career goals.

These modules provide a basic knowledge about caring for populations and patients (not only individuals) necessary for the changing models of care and the way we deliver care. The purpose of these modules is to introduce the concepts and applications of Population Health Management and Quality Improvement. The population health management framework can be embedded into a primary care integrated system in a variety of ways. The processes and key components discussed in this module can be applied to your organization to assess your own capabilities and to guide the development of expanded and integrated care delivery models. To earn CME’s:

  • Select the Module you wish to complete
  • Take the pretest
  • Answer any polling and assessment questions throughout the course.
  • Complete the evaluation
  • Pay fee or enter your coupon code to receive credit