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O’Shea Memorial Clinic Earns Breastfeeding Designation

O’Shea Memorial Clinic Earns Breastfeeding Designation

February 23, 2018 No Comments

Congratulations to O’Shea Memorial Clinic in Jetmore for earning a 4 Star Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation. Dr. Clark is the pediatrician and breastfeeding coordinator for the group. While earning the designation the clinic worked to make policies and environmental changes supportive of breastfeeding. Staff was educated on how to best encourage mothers to reach […]

Medical Heights Medical Center Earns Breastfeeding Designation

Medical Heights Medical Center Earns Breastfeeding Designation

February 20, 2018 No Comments

Congratulations to Medical Heights Medical Center in Dodge City for earning a 4 Star Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation. Dr. Calvo is the pediatrician and breastfeeding coordinator for the group. While earning the designation the clinic worked to make policies and environmental changes supportive of breastfeeding. Staff was educated on how to best encourage mothers […]

First Annual Advocacy Day

First Annual Advocacy Day

February 6, 2018 No Comments

KAAP leadership participated in the KAAP’s first annual Advocacy Day on February 6th in Topeka. They discussed child health issues with Senator Vicki Schmidt, Chair, Committee on Health and Public Welfare, Representative Monica Murnan, Ranking Minority Member, House Health Committee, and Senator Barbara Bollier. The group also talked strategy and learned about important issues from […]

Registration is Open!

Registration is Open!

January 9, 2018 No Comments

Registration for the next KAAP CME meeting, Progress in Pediatrics (PIP) – Spring 2018 is open! Click here.

HPV MOC-4 Quality Improvement Opportunity

HPV MOC-4 Quality Improvement Opportunity

January 9, 2018 No Comments

The Kansas Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (KAAP) has another HPV Quality Improvement program for 2018 that provides FREE MOC-4 credit (25 credits).  Program specifics include: It is a 6 month QI project (March-August). QI Focus: Strong Physician provider recommendation to patients on receiving HPV vaccine. 3 months consecutive data collection of 20 patient records ages 13 or […]

Upcoming CATCH Opportunities

Upcoming CATCH Opportunities

December 4, 2017 No Comments

The upcoming Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) grants call for proposals will be open 12/1/17 through 1/31/18. For more information about these opportunities, please review the respective guidelines.   Resident Guidelines and Application ​​Planning & Implementation Guidelines and Application Email CATCH staff at catch@aap.org with questions or assistance with proposal development.

Children’s Mercy – Pediatric Care Specialists Earn 5 Star Designation!

Children’s Mercy – Pediatric Care Specialists Earn 5 Star Designation!

November 20, 2017 No Comments

Congratulations to Children’s Mercy – Pediatric Care Specialists in Overland Park for earning the 5 star Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation! The entire practice has come together to offer the gold standard in breastfeeding support to mothers by achieving a star in each of the five criteria: Office Environment Community Connections Education for Staff and Parents Policies and Procedures On […]

DCCCA Opioid Conference

DCCCA Opioid Conference

October 29, 2017 No Comments

DCCCA is hosting an Opioid Conference from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM on November 9th at the Capitol Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Topeka to learn more about the Opioid Epidemic. Engaging together in this proactive effort to build a collaborative response will help to prevent the escalation of this epidemic in Kansas. Learn more […]

Thank You for Helping Us Celebrate!

Thank You for Helping Us Celebrate!

October 16, 2017 No Comments

Thank you to everyone who came out to help us celebrate 40 years of leading the way in child health! #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */

Adolescent Immunization Innovation Grant Call for Proposal

Adolescent Immunization Innovation Grant Call for Proposal

October 9, 2017 No Comments

Calling all Kansas providers working to improve immunization rates! The Immunize Kansas Coalition (IKC) seeks to provide recognition awards for local quality improvement activities that support evidence-based practices and measurable increases in HPV, meningococcal and Tdap vaccination rates among adolescents in Kansas. Who is eligible? These innovation grants (limited to clinical practice settings in Kansas) are […]

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O’Shea Memorial Clinic Earns Breastfeeding Designation

Congratulations to O’Shea Memorial Clinic in Jetmore for earning a 4 Star Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation. Dr. Clark...

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