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HMG Pediatric Clinic Earns 5 Star Breastfeeding Designation

HMG Pediatric Clinic Earns 5 Star Breastfeeding Designation

Published May 9, 2017
Treatment Strategies for Tobacco-Free Recovery

Treatment Strategies for Tobacco-Free Recovery

Published May 4, 2017
Pediatrics in Review (PIR) is approved for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) part 2

Pediatrics in Review (PIR) is approved for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) part 2

Published February 6, 2017
Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practices

Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practices

Published January 10, 2017
KHI Issues Brief on The Future of Healthcare Reform

KHI Issues Brief on The Future of Healthcare Reform

Published November 10, 2016
AAP Unveils “Blueprint for Children” To Guide Next President

AAP Unveils “Blueprint for Children” To Guide Next President

Published September 21, 2016

HMG Pediatric Clinic Earns 5 Star Breastfeeding Designation

May 9, 2017 No Comments

Congratulations to the HMG Pediatric Clinic in Hays for earning a 5 star Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation! The entire staff went through an on-site training that focused on creating an environment in the clinic that is supportive of breastfeeding mothers. Having an office policy, making physical changes to the office by hanging the “Breastfeeding Welcome […]

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Treatment Strategies for Tobacco-Free Recovery

May 4, 2017 No Comments

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Kansas is hosting an event featuring national expert Jill Williams, MD who will provide the latest research and treatment strategies to address tobacco dependence for people living with mental illness or  addiction. There is not cost to attend and lunch is provided for those attending the morning session. Event details: June […]

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Pediatrics in Review (PIR) is approved for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) part 2

February 6, 2017 No Comments

From the May 18, 2016 minutes of the Advisory Committee to the Board on Publishing (ACBOPUB): “Pediatrics in Review (PIR) is approved for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) part 2, starting in January 2017, offering 20 MOC points.” From the January 2017 Division of Journal Publishing ACBOPUB Management Report: “The journal is approved to offer 30 Part 2 Maintenance […]

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Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practices

January 10, 2017 No Comments

The Kansas Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (KAAP) has been busy training practices across the state to become “Breastfeeding Friendly”. Participating practices or clinics receive on-site education with free CME and a tool kit that includes a window cling, parent handouts, poster, and a flash drive with electronic resources. The following sites have earned their Kansas […]

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KHI Issues Brief on The Future of Healthcare Reform

November 10, 2016 No Comments

The Kansas Health Institute released an issue brief entitled, The Future of Health Care Reform, which summarizes the health care reform proposals of Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and House Republicans. This brief provides some important information on possible changes that could take place in health care in the near future. The Future of Health Care Reform

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AAP Unveils “Blueprint for Children” To Guide Next President

September 21, 2016 No Comments

The AAP has put together an comprehensive document for the next President of the United States called the “Blueprint for Children, how the next president can build a foundation for a healthy future“. The Blueprint includes a comprehensive overview of specific federal policy recommendations to promote healthy children, support secure families, build strong communities, and […]

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The State of Breastfeeding in Kansas

August 22, 2016 No Comments

Low breastfeeding rates in Kansas is costing the state millions, and we all have a part to play in increasing breastfeeding rates in our community. Hospitals, employers and physicians can do better in Kansas to promote and support breastfeeding mothers. KAAP members can receive free CME education and a tool kit when they register for the […]

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VFC Update Webinar

August 8, 2016 No Comments

This is a Webinar on the Kansas VFC program with presenter Phil Griffin, Deputy Director, Bureau of Disease control and Prevention at KDHE. This recording of a live webinar features a 25 minute presentation and 20 minutes of Q&A. Topics reviewed: What is a VFC program? Program Requirements Vaccine Borrowing Transferring Vaccines Oct 1, 2016 WebIZ Requirement Watch the VFC webinar  

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KAAP Offers 2 HPV Webinars with Free CME!

March 25, 2016 No Comments

Cutting Edge Technology to Prevent Cancer – The HPV Vaccine Strategies to Increase Immunizations in Children and Adolescents Take advantage of these two free CME opportunities provided by KAAP.  Each activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.  The first webinar will focus on the HPV disease prevalence, vaccination recommendations, and framing a message […]

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Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation

January 18, 2016 No Comments

KAAP members are in a position to offer encouragement and support to breastfeeding mothers. The Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation will provide education and tools for practices to help mothers reach their breastfeeding goals. Participating practices will receive: An on-site training with FREE CME and lunch provided. Took kit including poster, parent handouts, window clings, and electronic files. Kansas […]

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HMG Pediatric Clinic Earns 5 Star Breastfeeding Designation

Congratulations to the HMG Pediatric Clinic in Hays for earning a 5 star Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation! The...

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