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Registration is Open for the KAAP 2016 Spring CME Meeting

Registration is Open for the KAAP 2016 Spring CME Meeting

Published January 20, 2016
Free CME – HPV Webinar!

Free CME – HPV Webinar!

Published December 17, 2015
Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation

Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation

Published January 18, 2016
Flu Vaccine Recommended for All Children and Health Care Workers

Flu Vaccine Recommended for All Children and Health Care Workers

Published September 9, 2015
AAP Updated Well-Child Visit Schedule

AAP Updated Well-Child Visit Schedule

Published August 31, 2015
KAAP Approved as CME Provider

KAAP Approved as CME Provider

Published May 11, 2015

Registration is Open for the KAAP 2016 Spring CME Meeting

January 20, 2016 No Comments

It’s time to register for the KAAP 2016 Spring CME Meeting! KAAP members will gather on April 21st and 22nd at the Hampton Inn & Suites on the Country Club Plaza for “Health Across a Lifespan” featuring Sandra Hassink, MD, MS, FAAP, AAP Immediate Past President. The Spring Meeting includes great speakers and hot topics like […]

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Free CME – HPV Webinar!

December 17, 2015 No Comments

KAAP Webinar:  Cutting Edge Technology to Prevent Cancer – The HPV Vaccine Take advantage of this free CME opportunity provided by KAAP.  This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.  The webinar will focus on the HPV disease prevalence, vaccination recommendations, and framing a message for parents.  The webinar is presented by […]

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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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Flu Vaccine Recommended for All Children and Health Care Workers

September 9, 2015 No Comments

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released two policy statements in the October 2015 Pediatrics which recommend that children and health care workers receive the annual flu vaccine. The statements, “Recommendation for Prevention and Control of Influenza in Children, 2015-2016” and “Influenza Immunization for All Health Care Personnel: Keep It Mandatory,” were be published online […]

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AAP Updated Well-Child Visit Schedule

August 31, 2015 No Comments

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated the schedule of anticipatory guidance and screenings recommended during well-child visits. The “Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care,” can be found by clicking the below link and contains a new subheading regarding the administration of fluoride varnish from 6 months through 5 years of age. Other recommendations […]

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KAAP Approved as CME Provider

May 11, 2015 No Comments

The Kansas Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (KAAP) has been approved by the Kansas Medical Society to Jointly Provide CME with any organization that would like to provide AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM for a live conference or webinars. Why should you consider KAAP to provide CME for your Activity?  Quick and Simple Process: We have […]

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Kansas HPV Rates Lowest in Country

August 6, 2014 No Comments

Kansas ranks lowest in US in HPV vaccination rates for girls.  Overland Park pediatrician and KAAP member Jennifer Mellick, MD, FAAP spoke with Kansas City’s Fox 4 News to raise awareness for the important vaccine.  Her most compelling argument?  She has given the HPV vaccine to her own kids!

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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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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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Registration is Open for the KAAP 2016 Spring CME Meeting

It’s time to register for the KAAP 2016 Spring CME Meeting! KAAP members will gather on April 21st and...

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