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2019 ICAAP Immunization Webinar Series

The Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) offers health care providers the opportunity to receive the latest information on pediatric and adolescent immunizations via webinar. ICAAP hosts these webinars to update and educate health care providers on important immunization issues and best practices.

Upcoming Webinars:

Adolescent Health Webinar Series Recordings Available Here!

Teen Brain Development: Effects on Health and Behavior

One-hour Free Webinar that occurred on February 22, from 12-1pm CT

Enter Contact Information to Access the Recording here 

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IDPH Communicable Disease Control & Immunizations PINK Book Training

IDPH Communicable Disease Control and Immunizations Sections present:

Epidemiology and Prevention of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (PINK BOOK) Training

The 2 ½ day course April 30 – May 2, 2019 will provide classroom instruction by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The course will cover immunization fundamentals, adult immunizations and pediatric/adolescent immunizations.

Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Services Implementation Task Force, Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act Implementation Resources

The Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Services Implementation Task Force is pleased to present the following resources to assist with the implementation of the Public Act 100-0775, which significantly amends the Sexual Assault Survivors Emergency Treatment Act, 410 ILCS 70/1a et seq. to ensure quality medical forensic services are provided to all sexual assault survivors.

Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics Free Adolescent Health Webinar Series

Through the Illinois Adolescent Health Program (IAHP) grant, the Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) has developed five free webinar trainings for Illinois providers and healthcare professions, that aim to increase adolescent well-care visits and address patient social, emotional, behavioral, and physical needs.  The webinar series is CME/CE approved. View CME/CE information here.

American Academy of Pediatrics January 2019 PSA: Effective Discipline Strategies

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a new PSA announcement for the month of January offering tips on effective discipline strategies for children. The 30-second PSA presented by Dr. Anita Chandra, a member of the AAP and ICAAP, recommends parents focus on encouraging the behaviors they want to see. View the PSA on the AAP’s YouTube page, or shared from our Facebook pages at @AmerAcadPeds and @HealthyChildren.

ADA Adopts Policy on HPV Vaccination for the Prevention of Oral HPV Infection

With the number of cases of HPV-associated cancers on the rise, the American Dental Association (ADA) has adopted a policy that urges dentists to support the use and administration of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.