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ICAAP Issues Summer 2017 Illinois Pediatrician Newsletter

Posted on: July 13, 2017

The summer edition of the Illinois Pediatrician Newsletter is now available. The newsletter is published semi-annually summer and winter and is available digitally and also sent snail mail in print to ICAAP members and friends. This issue, released July 13, 2017, provides an update on Chapter advocacy efforts related to health care, upcoming conferences, and “hot topic” articles including: piloting a coordinated system of care for childhood obesity, teenagers’ sleep patterns and impact on school performance, increasing Human Papillomavirus Vaccine coverage levels in Chicago, what you need to know about climate change and health effects, greening your practice, update on lead exposure in drinking water, nature as a natural place to play, and a list of ICAAP educational course offerings on its eLearning platform. The ICAAP Executive Committee thanks Kimberly Glow, MD, MPH, FAAP for her many years of service as physician editor for the newsletter and Martin Duncan, MD, for serving as intern copy editor.

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Request For Proposal for the 8th Annual ABC Conference

Posted on: June 16, 2017

The Autism, Behavior, and Complex Medical Needs (ABC) Conference Planning Committee is seeking presentation proposals for the  8th Annual ABC Conference, “Lives in the Balance: Caring for Children with Special Needs, Their Families, Their Communities, And Ourselves in These Precarious Times,” scheduled for Friday, November 17, 2017, at Moraine Business and Conference Center in Palos Hills, IL. The conference theme has been determined by current American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) priorities and past participant feedback.

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Join Us for a Free Webinar Obesity-related Coding and Billing

Posted on: May 8, 2017

The Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Illinois Health Connect, present: Coding for Obesity Related Services on Wednesday May 10th at noon. Our panelist will be Becky Dolan, MPH, CPC, CPEDC, a Health Policy Analyst with the American Academy of Pediatrics. The learning objectives of this webinar are to (1) educate providers on required documentation for clinic visits related to obesity care and management; (2) aid providers in establishing effective obesity prevention and management services using various methods; (3) know where to go for coding-related support. This webinar is supported by funding from the Otho S. A. Sprague Memorial Institute and the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Register here. Contact Anna Carvlin, Manager of Obesity Prevention Initiatives for more information: acarvlin@illinoisaap.com, 312-733-1026 ext 214.

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Summer is Here: What You Need to Know about Health Effects of Climate Change

Posted on: May 3, 2017

ICAAP will be presenting two free CME-approved webinars over the lunch hour for physicians, health care providers, and those interested in the effects of climate change on their patients’ health.

Webinar 1* – Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from noon-1pm

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Obesity-related Web-based Quality Improvement MOC IV Activity

Posted on: March 22, 2017

Building Healthy Habits With Families in Your Practice is available now on ICAAP’s learning management system, icaap.remote-learner.net.

This is a self-paced, expert-developed, ABP approved web-based QI activity. Complete the activity within your own practice on your own time. Accompanying education includes: Nutrition for Obesity Prevention and Treatment*, Physical Activity Guidelines and Counseling for Children and Adolescents**, and Connecting Patients to Community Resources**.

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2017 ICAAP Immunization Webinar Series

Posted on: March 20, 2017

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 and to provide the latest pediatric and adolescent vaccine recommendations.

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2017 ICAAP Annual Educational Conference Handouts

Posted on: February 27, 2017

Please find the handouts for the 2017 ICAAP Annual Conference below. To view and download the PDF files, please click on the individual links.

H. Garry Gardner Memorial Lecture: Supporting Children in Times of Crisis, David J. Schonfeld, MD, FAAP
Presentation 

Lunch Keynote Session: Supporting the  Health of LGBTQ Youth: Affirming and Inclusive Practices of Care, Lisa Simons, MD
Presentation 

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Register Now for the 2017 ICAAP Annual Educational Conference

Posted on: January 23, 2017

The 2017 ICAAP Annual Educational Conference will be held on Friday, March 3, 2017 from 7am-5pm at the Hyatt Regency in Lisle. View the Annual Conference agenda and register today! The conference is approved for 7.5 hours of CME credit. Early bird registration rates end on February 10 so register now!

 

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Read the Latest Issue of Illinois Pediatrician

Posted on: January 3, 2017

The fall/winter 2016 issue of ICAAP’s newsletter, Illinois Pediatrician,  is available for download. This issue is only being made available digitally. Article topics include: Food Insecurity, Building Resiliency in Children, Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding, Compounding Medications, and more.

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