Breastfeeding Friendly Consortium ( is your resource for implementing the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative®’s 10 Steps for Successful Breastfeeding. Our comprehensive online breastfeeding education program offers certified training and fosters performance improvement through Maintenance of Certification approved activities and practice monitoring tools.

Course Offerings:

  • Breastfeeding Training Course
  • Refresher Breastfeeding Training Course
  • MOC Knowledge Self-Assessment Course
  • Breastfeeding Friendly Performance Improvement provides leading newborn screening education to ensure every well newborn around the globe is accurately screened prior to discharge.

Course Offerings:

  • Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening
  • Newborn Dried Blood-Spot Screening
  • Newborn Hearing Screening
  • Transitional Care for Healthcare Providers
  • Transitional Care for Youth & Family
  • The Medical Home for Healthcare Providers
  • The Medical Home for Youth & Family is a virtual community of telehealth and clinical experts creating a comprehensive platform for telehealth education. Our accredited courses educate physicians, nurses, administrators, IT teams, and policy makers in engaging, interactive content. TelehealthVillage exists thanks to a collaboration of the University of Virginia (UVA) Karen S. Rheuban Center for Telehealth, the New College Institute, and the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center.

Course Offerings:

  • Foundations of Telehealth
  • iSOCOMs
  • AGP Foundations and Applications in Clinical Practice
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Screening and Telehealth
  • The Use of Telehealth for Delivering the National Diabetes Prevention Program
  • The Use of Telehealth for Delivering Diabetes Self-Management Education & Support
  • Interprofessional Collaboration
  • Tele-stroke Care (Coming soon!)
  • Cultural Competency – Appalachian Region (Coming soon!)
  • eConsults (Coming soon!)
  • Telemental/Behavioral Health for Adults (Coming soon!)

Vascular Medicine

The following journal-based CE activities available here are made possible through a joint partnership of the ‎journal with the Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM) and University of Virginia School of Medicine and ‎School of Nursing. ‎

CME Opportunities:

    • CME for Peer Review: AMA PRA Category 1 credit™ (CME) and MOC II credit, from the American Board of Internal Medicine ‎‎(ABIM), are available for reviewing manuscripts submitted to Vascular Medicine. Non-physician ‎reviewers may earn hours of participation. ‎
    • CME for Reading Selected Review Articles: AMA PRA Category 1 credit™ (CME) and MOC II credit, from the American Board of Internal Medicine ‎‎(ABIM), are available for reading select articles published in Vascular Medicine. Non-physicians may ‎earn hours of participation. ‎
    • Additional details and requirements are found on the website.

Cancer Prevention

Cancer Prevention is jointly provided by the University of Virginia School of Medicine and ‎School of Nursing and Next Generation Choices Foundation (or Less Cancer, Our web-based video courses focus on the importance of prevention and risk reduction in decreasing cancer occurrences as a vital part of the cancer paradigm. Many cancer risks include tobacco products, ultraviolet light exposure, asbestos exposure, specific contaminants, and pollution sources, and lifestyle factors, such as diet, exercise, and nutrition. Other risks, may include viruses and health disparities. Three course offerings are available at Cancer Prevention.