Idaho Child Passenger Safety Technician Update
- June 14
Meridian City Hall
33 E. Broadway Avenue
Meridian, Idaho 83642
- CEU credits will be available
- Update Topics include:
- CPS Technician Tool Kit
- LATCH Update
- Hands-On Car Seat Activities
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Summer Business Meeting
- June 27
913 W. River St. Boise, Idaho 83702
- Guests are welcome
Please RSVP by June 15th
Immunization Summit 2013
Three free text messages are sent directly to your patient's cell phone each week, timed to the due date or baby's birthday. Messages start at pregnancy and go through the baby's first year. Tips include information on prenatal and infant care, immunizations, postpartum depression, nutrition, oral health, quit smoking, safety and more.
Text BABY to 511411
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Childhood Obesity — How can you help?
Childhood obesity rates are increasing at an alarming rate and studies are linking obesity to the leading causes of premature death including cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes. As Pediatricians, it is time to address childhood obesity as leaders in children's health.
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Coding Questions & Resources
- Submit Coding Questions (website)
If you're not logged in to MyAAP, the system will prompt you to enter your user ID and password. The navigation for this link is to click the blue tab at the top left of the AAP website that says "Professional Resources." From there, click "Practice Support" and then scroll down to the heading that reads, "Financing and Payment." The third link under this heading says, "Coding Resources." When you go to that page, you'll see the "Coding Questions/Coding Hotline Form" link on the right.
- Coding Resources (website)
Awards and Recognitions
- 2012 Idaho Chapter Award Recipients
- Pediatrician of the Year – Angie Beauchaine
- Jerry Hirschfeld Child Advocates of the Year – Kate Muldoon
- Organization of the Year – Idaho State Department of Health and Welfare: Medicaid Division
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- Start Smart: Healthy Weight in Early Childhood (pdf)
A new resource summarizes key points from a recent Grantmakers in Health Issue Dialogue discussing health weight in early childhood. Start Smart: Healthy Weight in Early Childhood includes actions that health professionals and child care professionals, federal programs, and others should pursue in the areas of growth monitoring, physical activity, healthy eating, marketing and screen time, and sleep.
- Childhood ADHD Increases Risk of Adult Obesity (website)
The study, Obesity in Men with Childhood ADHD: A 33-Year Controlled, Prospective, Follow-up Study, in the June 2013 issue of Pediatrics found that men with childhood ADHD are twice as likely to experience higher BMI and obesity rates in adulthood than men without childhood ADHD.
- The new standards on preventing childhood obesity are now available! (pdf)
These updated standards will be a part of the comprehensive Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards; Guidelines for Early Care and Education Pro grams, Third Edition (CFOC, 3rd Ed.) to be released in 2011. The standards are for all types of early care and education settings—centers and family child care homes.
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