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Free 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.

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
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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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Registration Closes Soon for Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Asthma MOC Part II Activity

Posted on: November 14, 2016

Please join ICAAP for the Chapter’s first MOC Part II self-assessment activity, Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Asthma on Friday, December 2 from 8-11:30am at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood. Participants are required to complete a 50-question pre-test on ICAAP’s learning management system (LMS) prior to attending the live session. A 50-question post-test will be required after the training in order to receive 15 CME credits and 20 MOC Part II points. Pre-registration is required and space is limited so register now on ICAAP’s LMS. Please note that this is a new platform and and participants will need to create a new user account and then enroll in the Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Asthma course. If you have any questions, please contact Elsie Divinagracia at edivinagracia@illinoisaap.com or Kathy Sanabria at ksanabria@illinoisaap.com.

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Get to Know Our 7th Annual ABC Conference Exhibitors

Posted on: November 2, 2016

First and foremost, we want to thank each and every single one of our exhibitors participating in this year’s ABC Conference. It is because of their continued efforts and support that the ABC Conferences are made possible. We encourage everyone to learn more about all of our wonderful exhibitors by reading the information provided below as well as visiting their booths at the 7th Annual ABC Conference on Friday, November 18th.

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Early Bird Registration is open for the 7th Annual ABC Conference

Posted on: September 12, 2016

Health starts in our homes, schools, workplaces, neighborhoods, and communities. Increasing attention is being focused on the economic and social conditions that shape the health of individuals and communities. In fact, where a child lives (their zip code) has a far greater impact on their health and well-being than biological influences (their genetic code) alone.

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IDPH IMPORTANT VFC PROGRAM UPDATE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2016

Posted on: August 24, 2016

Effective October 1, 2016, the VFC program will no longer provide vaccines for children who have All Kids insurance, the state’s Child Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage (referred to as Title XXI [21] or “State Funded”). Participants through age 18 with Medicaid coverage (referred to as Title XIX [19]) are VFC eligible and may continue to receive vaccines through the VFC program.

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