Training, Events, and Conferences
ICAAP Reopens Web-Based Training and Quality Improvement Project on Transitioning Youth to Adult Health Care
The Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) has reopened the “Transitioning Youth to Adult Health Care for Pediatric Providers” course and quality improvement (QI) activity. Available to pediatric clinicians across the country, the course teaches learners how to use medical home and QI strategies to improve care of transitioning youth, especially those with special health care needs. Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part IV credit is available.
Register for the ICAAP Web-based Training and Quality Improvement Project
American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition
October 24 – 27, 2015, Washington, DC
This annual conference brings together the nation's experts in pediatric care. This year's conference will feature over 350 educational sessions, including training on family-centered care and family engagement within pediatric medical homes. Plenary sessions include information on pediatric education, telemedicine, and advocacy.
Additional Information about the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition
Connecting Partners and Resources to Prepare Youth for Careers: A Federal Partners in Transition Webinars
November 10, 2015, Noon - 1:30 pm Central Time
This webinar will discuss coordinated strategies of several federal agencies, including the Department of Education and the Department of Health and Human Services, to inform students and youth with disabilities as well as family and community members about federally funded resources to assist with career development and employment strategies.
Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative Annual Conference
November 11-13, Washington, DC
This annual conference will focus on investment by governments, health systems, academic institutions, health plans, industry and advocates to enhance patient- and family-centered care delivery. Pediatric medical home champion, Calvin CJ Sia, will be presented with a distinguished national award in primary care excellence.
Additional Information about the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative Annual Conference.
Neurodevelopmental and Psychosocial Issues in Children with Congenital Heart Defects: Expected Not Accepted
November 12, 2-3 pm Central Time
Children with Congenital Heart Defects (CHDs) are at increased risk for neurodevelopmental and psychosocial issues; they are also more likely to receive special education services. View this webinar to learn more about current evidence, the importance of periodic screening and evaluation, and strategies to enhance outcomes for children with CHDs in the context of pediatric medical home.