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Registration Open for the KAAP Fall CME Meeting

Registration Open for the KAAP Fall CME Meeting

Published July 11, 2014
Transitioning Pediatrics to Adult Health Care: Practice Tools

Transitioning Pediatrics to Adult Health Care: Practice Tools

Published June 25, 2014
New M-CHAT Information

New M-CHAT Information

Published June 23, 2014
Appropriations Legislation Threatens Child Nutrition Programs

Appropriations Legislation Threatens Child Nutrition Programs

Published June 2, 2014
Meet Our Newly Elected Officers

Meet Our Newly Elected Officers

Published May 30, 2014
Expanding Medicaid Infographic

Expanding Medicaid Infographic

Published May 27, 2014

Registration Open for the KAAP Fall CME Meeting

July 11, 2014 No Comments

It’s time to register for the KAAP 2014 Fall CME Meeting in Old Town, Wichita September 11-12.  Don’t miss expert speakers and an opportunity to network with pediatric professionals from across the state. Physicians – $150 entire Meeting ($75 Thursday only, $115 Friday only) Nurses (NP, PA, other) – $115 entire meeting ($75 Thursday only, $85 Friday ...

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Transitioning Pediatrics to Adult Health Care: Practice Tools

June 25, 2014 No Comments

The Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition 2.0, which include customizable clinical tools, consumer feedback surveys, and QI measurement tools.  www.GotTransition.org has been redesigned with the latest transition information for health professionals, youth/young adults and families, researchers, and policymakers.

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New M-CHAT Information

June 23, 2014 No Comments

You may have seen an article in January 2014 Pediatrics about the validation study for  “new” M-CHAT – R/F.  The M-CHAT-R/F is a substantial improvement on the M-CHAT.  As true of the original M-CHAT, the M-CHAT-R/F can be used for screening children between 16 and 30 months for autism spectrum disorder.  The M-CHAT has several ...

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Appropriations Legislation Threatens Child Nutrition Programs

June 2, 2014 No Comments

From the AAP Department of Federal Affairs: On Thursday, the House Committee on Appropriations marked up its fiscal year (FY) 2015 Agriculture Appropriations Bill, which contains funding for several programs important to child health, including: $6.6 billion for the Special Supplemental Nutrition for Women, Infants, and Children, or WIC, program, which is $93 million below the FY ...

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Meet Our Newly Elected Officers

May 30, 2014 No Comments

Please join us in welcoming our 2014-2015 newly-elected officers! The individuals highlighted below will begin their term on June 1st. KAAP would also like to thank our outgoing President, Kathy Ellerbeck, MD, FAAP and Past President, Dennis Cooley, MD, FAAP. We deeply appreciate the service of all our Officers and Directors.   President Robert Wittler, MD, FAAP   Dr. Wittler ...

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Expanding Medicaid Infographic

May 27, 2014 No Comments

Please share this infographic about what it means to expand Medicaid in Kansas. Download the image here

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Template for Office Disaster Plan

May 20, 2014 No Comments

The following template was prepared to help our Chapter members in developing their own practice disaster plans. It was developed to be used in conjunction with the Preparedness Checklist for Pediatric Practices that was published by the American Academy of Pediatrics that can be easily downloaded at the Children and Disaster website. Every practice is different ...

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New Report: Medicaid Expansion in Kansas

May 12, 2014 No Comments

A new report shows that one in six Kansas adults under 65 lacks health insurance, even though tens of thousands of them have jobs. The study, released by the Kansas Center for Economic Growth, examines the potential economic boost to the Kansas economy if health coverage is extended to working men and women in various industries ...

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KS Immunization Apple App Available Now!

November 11, 2013 No Comments

The Kansas Chapter is excited to announce that the KS Immunization App  is now available! The app is free and very easy to download-just click on the appropriate link:         The app, which is being funded by a grant from Immunize Kansas Kids and the Kansas Health Institute, is an attempt to help providers deal with the ever changing ...

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KAAP Launces New Baby Buffer Website

November 11, 2013 No Comments

KAAP is proud to announce the launch of the www.babybuffer.org as part of the Baby Buffer program developed through the AAP Healthy People 2020 grant awarded to the chapter.  Baby Buffer is a parenting resource aimed to use social media to help pediatricians translate the science of toxic stress into guidance that helps parents of young ...

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Registration Open for the KAAP Fall CME Meeting

It’s time to register for the KAAP 2014 Fall CME Meeting in Old Town, Wichita September 11-12.  Don’t miss...

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