Continuing Medical Education (CME) Opportunities

 

2014 Fostering Partnerships and Teamwork in the Pediatric Medical Home

The National Center for Medical Home Implementation (NCMHI) in the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is hosting a free 3-part webinar series February through April 2014! The webinars will provide engaging “how to” presentations focused on utilizing team huddles in pediatric practice (February), promoting care partnership support (March), and starting and maintaining family advisory groups (April). The webinars will feature expert faculty who will discuss process and procedural approaches and strategies for implementation as well as provide examples of best practices. The target audience includes pediatric primary care clinicians and practice staff and teams, specialists, patient and family advocates, and others advancing the medical home model for all children and youth. For more information and to register, click here.

2013 Medical Home in Pediatrics:The HOW TO Webinar Series

In 2013, The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its National Center for Medical Home Implementation (NCMHI) hosted a free four part webinar series February through May 2013 on how to effectively deliver care using tools and resources supporting the medical home model. Building on the success of two previous medical home webinar series (2009 and 2011), this webinar series provided engaging educational “how to” presentations focused on several important facets of pediatric care delivery, including empowering youth, reducing health disparities, using data to improve quality, and employing best practices in family-centered care. For additional informaiton, click here.

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2011 Medical Home Implementation CME Series

The AAP hosted a FREE four part CME series in early 2011 that provided child health professionals with practical strategies for implementing medical home in practice. These webinars were led by recognized experts with the goal of educating participants about the value of the family‐centered primary care medical home for all children and youth, especially in the daily delivery of preventive, acute, and chronic care. Faculty highlighted practical tools and resources, and provided strategies for improving quality of care and increasing patient/family partnership and satisfaction.

CME Series Schedule

  1. The Role of Preventive and Acute Care in the Medical Home (April 27, 2011)
    Faculty
    Jill Rinehart, MD, FAAP
    • Kristy Trask, RN
    Webinar Materials
    Webinar Audio/Video Recording WMV
    Webinar Presentation PPT
  2. The Role of the Medical Home in Chronic Care Management (May 10, 2011)
    Faculty
    • Deborah McWilliams, MD, FAAP
    • Tammy Schmit, RN
    Webinar Materials

    Webinar Audio/Video Recording WMV
    Webinar Presentation PPT
  3. The Role of the Medical Home in Care of Children and Youth with Complex Chronic Conditions (June 2, 2011)
    Faculty
    • Dennis Z. Kuo, MD, MHS, FAAP
    • Jane Sneed, MD, FAAP
    Webinar Materials

    Webinar Audio/Video Recording WMV
    Webinar Presentation PPT
  4. Patient‐and Family‐Centered Care in the Medical Home (June 28, 2011)
    Faculty
    • RJ Gillespie, MD, MHPE, FAAP
    • Mercedes Rosa, Statewide Parent Advocacy Network, Inc (SPAN)
    • Suzanne Bronheim, PhD
    Webinar Materials

    Webinar Audio/Video Recording WMV
    Webinar Presentation PPT

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The American Academy of Pediatrics is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AAP designates this activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ per Webinar. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 1 AAP credits per Webinar.  These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. This program is approved for 1 NAPNAP CE contact hours per Webinar of which 0 contain pharmacology (Rx) content per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Continuing Education Guidelines.

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2009 Medical Home Implementation Continuing Medical Education (CME) Series

The AAP hosted a free CME series in 2009 to provide child health professionals with practical strategies for implementing medical home in practice. These informative calls/webinars were led by nationally recognized experts with the goal of educating participants about the value of the family-centered medical home for all children and youth, the availability of practical tools and resources, and strategies for improving care and increasing patient/family satisfaction.

CME credit is no longer available for each of the five calls/webinars of the series. For more information on each individual session, please click on the links below.

CME Series Schedule

  1. Medical Home for All Children and Youth
  2. Communication and Co-management Between Specialty Providers
  3. Developmental Surveillance & Screening
  4. Family-Centered Early Intervention
  5. Family Participation Practices

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Additional CME Opportunities

Pediatric Care Online (PCO)—An Approved Source for Internet Point of Care CME
The AAP PCO is an approved source available through the PediaLink Internet Point of Care Search CME activity. The Earn CME link on every PCO content page brings you to the AAP PediaLink Internet Point of Care Search CME activity. To be notified of future PCO enhancements, sign up for free e-alerts.

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