Exhibitors can now register for Progress in Pediatrics – Fall 2016! Pediatric professionals from across Kansas will gather in Wichita September 15th and 16th to hear expert speakers give updates on important topics. Click here for exhibitor information
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We had a great turn out at the KAAP 2016 Spring CME Meeting April 21st and 22nd on the Country Club Plaza! Thanks to everyone who came out, we hope to see you in Wichita in the Fall. Here are a few pictures from the event:
The KAAP officer election wrapped up last week, and we are pleased to announce the following candidates have been elected as the 2016-2018 officers as of July 1, 2016: President-Elect: Lisa Gilmer, MD, FAAP Treasurer: Dennis Cooley, MD, FAAP Jennifer Mellick, MD, FAAP will become KAAP president July 1st.
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 […]
Congratulations to Pediatric Partners, PA in Overland Park for earning the Kansas Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation! Pediatric Partners, PA received a one-hour training and tool kit with materials they can use to make sure they are supportive of the breastfeeding mothers who come to their practice. 85% of women in Kansas initiate breastfeeding, make sure your […]
Kristie Clark, MD, FAAP “As a Mother of two boys and an urban-trained Pediatrician who works in a rural area and volunteers internationally, I believe that I will serve the Kansas Chapter of the AAP well and provide unique perspective on carrying out the AAP’s mission to achieve optimal health for all children. “ Kristie Clark, MD, […]
Assessing the capacity of Kansas to meet the needs of CYSHCN and their families. Learn more about regional meetings to help increase access to medical homes, help families navigate community based services and serve children with special health care needs (CYSHCN). Click here for informational flyer.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]