Educational/QI Opportunities

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Conferences
AAP National Conference and Exhibition (NCE)
Pre-conference events Friday, October 21
October 22 - 25, 2016
Moscone Center | San Francisco, California

35th Annual Michigan Statewide Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
October 24 - 25, 2016
University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) Child Protection Team
Inn at St. John’s | Plymouth, Michigan

13th Annual Seminar in Forensic Sciences
November 2-4, 2016
Isla Grand Beach Resort | South Padre Island, Texas

National Children's Advocacy Center Medical Training Academy & Legal Training Academy:
Concurrent Course

November 3-5, 2016
Embassy Suites | Huntsville, AL

Inter-CAP: An International Conference on Child Abuse Pediatrics (co-sponsored by AAP & SOCAN)
Scheduled for June 12-15, 2017 | Armsterdam, Netherlands
To learn more and sign up for updates, click here to visit the conference website.

Penn State Health 6th Biennial Conference on Abusive Head Trauma: Medical, Forensic, and Scientific Advances and Prevention
June 29-30, 2017
Renaissance Ashville Hotel | Ashville, NC

 

Online Courses

  • Stop, Look, Listen: Separating Fact from Fiction in Cases of Physical Child Abuse
    SLL is an interactive teaching tool designed to increase clinician confidence in recognizing and reporting cases of physical child abuse and improving collaboration between the medical community and child welfare agencies. Funded by a grant from the NIH's Institute of Child Health and Development, the tool is targeted to primary care physicians.
    • Opportunity to earn 8 hours of Category 1 CME credits. 10 MOC Part 2 credits are available through the AAP. Click Here
    • Learners can opt for CME only through www.stoplooklistentraining.com or register for both activities together at ShopAAP

  • Child Abuse: Abusive Head Trauma and Cutaneous Injury
    The SOCAN has developed two Pedialink modules to assist with training residents and others on identifying child abuse. It takes about an hour to complete both and each qualifies for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  There is no cost for residents.  A fee of $24 for other AAP members.

  • Child Abuse Medical Provider Program (CHAMP) Child Abuse Courses
    Free courses include Child Abuse Reporting: The Basics, Adolescent Sexual Assault: Consent Issues, Fractures and Child Abuse, and Evaluating Child Sexual Abuse. Optional CME and MOC credit have a fee of $35 each. Registration is required.

  • Webinar Series on Human Trafficking
    The Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Stephanie V. Blank Center for Safe and Healthy Children and the Governor’s Office for Children and Families is presenting a Web-based training series on human trafficking. It aims to educate professionals on sex trafficking of children and teens. The series includes six individual modules which will be presented via live webinars. Interested professionals may attend any of the webinars and do not need to complete all six. The modules do not need to be completed in order; however it is recommended that learners with limited knowledge of this topic complete the Introduction module prior to others in the series. All webinars are free! The series will be offered through June 2015.

  • Wisconsin Child Abuse Network (WI CAN) Educational Series
    The WI CAN Educational Series consists of statewide, web-based lectures on various topics related to child maltreatment delivered by subject matter experts.  The target audience consists of physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, other allied health professionals, law enforcement officials, social workers and attorneys. The goal of the educational series is to improve the recognition of child maltreatment and, ultimately, to improve child and family safety and well-being.  Live webinars are held on the third Friday of each month. Recorded webinars are available on the web site.  Continuing education credits are available for live webinars and select on-demand webinars.  There is no charge but registration is required.

 

QI Opportunities

 

Presentations
The following recordings are from the 2015 Peds 21, The Trauma-Informed Pediatrician: Identifying Toxic Stress and Promoting Resilience, at the AAP National Conference & Exhibition. The presentations explain how pediatricians can identify and address toxic stress in the lives of their patients and families and access resources to promote resilience, providing children and adolescents an opportunity to live a health life.​​​​​