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The Future of Pediatric Practice (FPP) is the annual conference of the Florida Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics. Hosted over Labor Day weekend each year, the conference attracts pediatric health care professionals from around the state of Florida and across the country.

The Future of Pediatric Practice 2022 (FPP2022) is being hosted as a hybrid event, offering in-person and virtual attendance options. With a medical student research forum, a resident forum, plenary presentations led by experts in pediatrics, interactive workshops, wellness activities, and plenty of time for networking, FPP2022 offers something for everyone!

Bring your family and enjoy the luxuries of Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts. Spend evenings at the pool or arcade, walking around the boardwalk, or visiting one of the Walt Disney World Theme Parks. Come a few days early or stay a few days after the conference to extend the fun.

Where ever you are in your career and how ever you are involved in pediatric health care, FPP2022 is the conference to attend this fall.

Visit the FPP2022 Event Website to see the full details on the Agenda & Speakers, the Venue, the Resident Forum (featuring poster presentations, the Brain Bowl competition, and a new SimWars competition!), the Medical Student Research Forum (submission details coming soon), and available Partnership Opportunities.

Whether you plan to attend in person or online, register early to save your seat!

What: The Future of Pediatric Practice 2022
Where: Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts and Online
When: Friday, September 2 – Sunday, September 4
Who: Anyone in the pediatric health care field

Contact FCAAP Event Coordinator Dana Mykytyn at dmykytyn@fcaap.org with any questions.

Enhancing Adolescent Health & Immunization Services (EAHIS) Project

3 Part Virtual Event

The AAP Chapter Quality Network (CQN) is pleased to announce a three-part webinar series to enhance adolescent healthcare and immunizations services. This webinar series will include teen speakers providing perspective on their experiences and recommendations for healthcare professionals. CME and MOC2 credit is available.

Click here h PDF for full details and registration information.

Free Webinar Series: Improving ADHD Care in Pediatric Settings

The AAP Chapter Quality Network is pleased to announce a three-part webinar series on improving the quality of ADHD care. This webinar series will include didactic content, illustrative cases, and technological supports to facilitate evidence-based ADHD care in pediatric settings. You can earn CME, MOC2, and MOC4 credits through participation.

The Impact of Comorbidities on ADHD Assessment and Treatment with Case Examples

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 4:00 – 5:15 PM ET : Sign up here

Pfizer Hosting COVID-19 Vaccine Immunization Site Trainings

Pfizer Vaccines US Medical Affairs continues to host Medical Updates & Immunization Site Trainings for All Providers with a goal of educating providers and immunization staff on the proper use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Session topics include:

  • Use of the vaccine for: Children 5 through 11 Years of Age; Individuals 12 Years of Age and Older
  • Storage, Handling, Preparation & Administration for the multiple presentations of the vaccine
  • Recent medical updates regarding the vaccine
  • An overview of healthcare provider resources
  • Question and answer session

These sessions will be updated to reflect new information and changes that evolve. Recent updates will be identified at the start of each session. To access current and future training sessions, please click here.

On Demand and Recorded Courses

Supporting Upcoming Pediatric Healthcare Providers to Increase Vaccination Uptake

Through funding from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, FCAAP created two educational videos to support Florida’s pediatric healthcare providers increase vaccination uptake in their communities.

Presentations Include:

  • General Vaccine Safety and COVID-19 Vaccine Safety
  • Vaccinating Immunocompromised GI Patients and Cancer Survivors

earning Objectives

  • Review safety profiles of major childhood vaccinations, based on the FDA clinical review trials and CDC/ACIP recommendations.
  • Explore evidence-based methods for discussing vaccine safety with parents.
  • Describe vaccination practices amongst immunocompromised children.
  • Address the knowledge gap and barriers to vaccinations in immunocompromised children.

See the full accreditation details, watch the educational webinars, and claim 1.5 CME credits here.

Infection Prevention and Control

Enduring CME credits are now available for FCAAP’s Infection Prevention and Control Virtual Conference. The five and half hour event consists of four learning sessions using the CDC Project Firstline curriculum materials. Project Firstline aims to provide foundational and practical knowledge to all healthcare personnel and targeted components of the public health workforce.

Presentations Include:

  • Recognizing Risk in Daily Work – Speaker: Tommy Schechtman, MD, MSPH, FAAP
  • Risk Recognition and Communication – Speaker: Mobeen Rathore, MD, FAAP
  • Vaccinations During COVID and Injection Safety – Speaker: Claudia Espinosa, MD, MSc
  • New Ways to Sanitize Your Practice – Speakers: Walter Lamar, Ph.D., CPSO, CHSP, MLSO, MBCP, CEDP and Dr. Bhvarth Shukla, MD

Continuing Education Credit:

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare, designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Successful completion of this CME activity, with individual assessments and feedback, enables participants to earn 4.25 points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ Maintenance of Certification program. This activity is designated for 4.25 ANCC Contact Hours and 4.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. To access the course, click here.

Project Firstline is a national collaborative led by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide infection control training and education to frontline healthcare workers and public health personnel. American Academy of Pediatrics is proud to partner with Project Firstline, as supported through Cooperative Agreement CDC-RFA-OT18-1802. CDC is an agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Plans of Safe Care for Infants Exposed to Opioids

Online course

The purpose of this FREE course is to address gaps in training and educational resources with respect to 1) transitions of care from the hospital/birthing center to the pediatric medical home, 2) overcoming stigma and social attitudes, 3) health supervision in the pediatric medical home, and 4) recovery focused family‐centered care coordination. Additionally, the course will outline the central issues encountered during the transition period and which may represent barriers to accessing appropriate treatment and community resources for the mother, and early intervention programs for the infant.

Participants are eligible for 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and 1.00 points of MOC Part 2 credit.

Click here for details and registration. Available through November 9, 2023.

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Education Series

This FREE American Academy of Pediatrics education series on PediaLink includes 5 modules on the updated care considerations and emerging therapies related to the care and management of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) (Pediatrics Supplement, October 2018). Participants are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 2.

Click here to learn more and view detailed session descriptions through July 28, 2022.

Milestones Matter: Don’t Underestimate Developmental Surveillance

Online course

This FREE online PediaLink course from The American Academy of Pediatrics highlights the importance of developmental surveillance as an essential component of the new recommendations in the clinical report titled, “Promoting Optimal Development: Identifying Infants and Young Children with Developmental Disorders Through Developmental Surveillance and Screening.” This course will help pediatricians recognize the value of early identification and intervention when developmental delays are suspected, and to identify the key surveillance and screening steps to incorporate into practice. Participants are eligible for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and 1 Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 2 points.

Click here to access the course, available through January 6, 2023.

AAP Spina Bifida Webinar Series

Spina bifida is the most commonly occurring complex congenital birth defect and has been associated with increasing survival rates. The American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) free Spina Bifida webinar series addresses important care guidelines, and highlights the critical role of pediatricians, subspecialists and other clinicians in caring for individuals with spina bifida. Each of the webinar modules are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 2.

Learn more and access the webinars through July 14, 2022 by visiting the American Academy of Pediatrics Spina Bifida page.

For more information, contact Nkem Chineme.

Questions about FCAAP membership?

Contact Anayra Barreras Pena, Membership Coordinator at 850-224-3939 ext. 1002, or send a message.