Resources On How to Talk With Kids About The Shooting in Kansas City

On February 14, 2024, 22 people were wounded by gunfire after the Chiefs' Super Bowl parade. At this time, one person has passed away. Among the wounded, nine of the victims were children. The senior vice president and chief nursing officer at Children’s Mercy Kansas City Hospital said all nine children were expected to make a recovery. The recent events in Kansas City have the potential to cause short and long-term effects on the psychological functioning, emotional adjustment, health and developmental trajectory of children. It is important that pediatricians, and all adults in a position to support children, are prepared to help children understand what has happened and to promote effective coping strategies. Please read below for a joint statement...

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Pediatricians in Action Grant Application Open!

The 2023 Pediatricians in Action Kansas Kids Fund grant application is now open. This grant of up to $5,000 is available to KAAP members to address a child health initiative in their practice or community. Deadline to apply is March 31st. Click here for the application. Contact Mel Hudelson at mel.hudelson@kansasaap.org for more information.

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KAAP is a CME Provider!

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 created a quick and simple process with an application that can be approved in 3-5 days once all the required materials are submitted. Reasonable Fees:  KAAP charges a fee of $1,000 plus $50 per credit hour per application. Personal Help with the Entire CME Process:  Shanna Peters, KAAP Project Coordinator, manages all CME applications and programs and will be available to provide help with...

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