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Illinois Pediatrician Winter 2019 Newsletter Available Now!

Posted on: January 30, 2019

Read about all of ICAAP’s current projects and more!

Illinois Pediatrician Winter 2019 Issue

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Adolescent Health Webinar Series Recordings Available Here!

Posted on: January 25, 2019

Transitioning Youth to Adult Healthcare for Pediatric Providers: Training and Resources

One-hour Free Webinar that occurred on January 25, from 12-1pm CT

Enter Contact Information to Access the Recording here 

*Please note, your credential may not be listed in the selection box. If this is the case, select any provider type and then include it in the “Other” field.

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IDPH Communicable Disease Control & Immunizations PINK Book Training

Posted on: January 24, 2019

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.

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

Posted on: January 23, 2019

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.

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

Posted on: January 16, 2019

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.

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American Academy of Pediatrics January 2019 PSA: Effective Discipline Strategies

Posted on: January 8, 2019

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.

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

Posted on: December 12, 2018

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.

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A Unique Opportunity to Play a Direct Role in Assisting Unaccompanied Immigrant Children — Register Now for Medical Forensic Evaluation Training on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at UIC Medical Center

Posted on: December 11, 2018

The training on January 19, 2019 at UIC is sponsored by ICAAP’s Refugee Immigrant Child Health Initiative (RICHI). It will equip health professionals to learn how to utilize their clinical skills to support unaccompanied immigrant children in their application for asylum and other special visas. This all-day training is for physicians, psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, and other mental health practitioners. We ask for trainees to commit to performing 1-2 forensic evaluations per year upon completion.

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Opportunity for ADHD Quality Improvement Project

Posted on: December 3, 2018

Improve Diagnosis and Management of ADHD in your practice! Participate in Chapter Quality Network (CQN) ADHD Quality Improvement Project

AAP and ICAAP are recruiting 10-14 practices in Illinois to patriciate in a quality improvement learning collaborative to improve the quality of ADHD care by increasing adherence to the AAP guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD. Data measures will include ADHD diagnosis and ADHD medication initiation.

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American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Seeking Nominations for Executive Committee Positions

Posted on: November 29, 2018

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Sections & Councils are soliciting nominations to fill vacancies on their Executive Committees, for terms beginning July 1, 2019 (Councils) and November 1, 2019 (Sections).

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