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Educational Opportunities

Phoenix Children's Care Network (PCCN)

PCCN Specialty Education Series

December 9, 2021 Consent and Confidentiality: Legal and Practical Considerations in Caring for Adolescents in Arizona presented by Dr. Vinny Chulani: Click Here to Join ZOOM Meeting at 12pm

December 16, 2021 – Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis presented by Dr. Harper Price and Sam Casselman: Click Here to Join ZOOM Meeting at 12pm

  • Objectives:
    • Understand the underlying skin barrier defects that cause atopic dermatitis and apply this knowledge to treatment
    • Provide practical tips for treatment of pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis
    • Introduce clinic and patient education tools that you can use in your practice

Events Hosted by PCCN Partners

Adolescent Health Initiative – Suicide Prevention in Primary Care Module

  • To support providers’ learning on these topics, AHI is piloting its new Timely Topic Module on Adolescent Suicide Prevention in Primary Care, a resource that provides evidence-based guidance on these topics and strategies that can be implemented in a primary care setting.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is offering a free online course titled HPV Vaccine: When, Why, and How addressing the HPV vaccine and cancer prevention, recommending the HPV vaccine, and increasing HPV vaccination rates. Learning objectives include:

  • Application of communication strategies to aid parents in deciding to vaccinate their adolescents against HPV
  • Formulation of accurate, succinct, and compelling responses to frequently asked questions about HPV vaccination
  • Use of practical methods to update your staff on HPV vaccination’s importance, safety, timing, and contraindications/precautions
  • Continuing education (CE) credit will be offered upon completion of the course

Completed Events

November 11, 2021 – ADHD Developmental Approaches: Implementing Multimodal Treatment Strategies in the Pediatrician’s Office presented by Dr. Melmed

  • ADHD Mindfulness books for children by Raun Melmed, MD
    • Marvin’s Monster Diary – ADHD Attacks (But I Rock it, Big Time)
    • Timmy’s Monster Diary: Screen Time Attacks! (But I Tame It, Big Time)
    • Harriet’s Monster Diary – Awfully Anxious (But I Squish It, Big Time)
    • Marvin’s Monster Diary 2 (+ Lyssa): ADHD Emotion Explosion (But I Triumph, Big Time)
    • Marvin’s Monster Diary 3: Trouble with Friends (But I Get By, Big Time!)
    • Marvin’s Monster Diary 4: Neighborhood Bully (But We Stand Up, Big Time)
  • Learn About ADD/ADHD for parents
    • excellent info on strategies and skill building
    • Attention Magazine.  Join CHADD 800-233-4050
    • Screen Smart Parenting by J Gold-practical strategies to help foster your child’s healthy relationship to technology
    • The ADD/ADHD Checklist by S. Rief -Great strategies
    • Late, Lost and Unprepared
    • Smart But Scattered: Dawson
  • School and Learning Accommodation Ideas
    • Learning To Learn by Frender-Study skill and learning strategies
    • How to Reach and Teach ADD/ADHD Children by S Rief
    • How to Reach and Teach in the Inclusive Classroom by S Rief
    • Teaching Teens with ADD and ADHD by Chris Dendy

October 7, 2021 – The Management of Pediatric Obesity presented by Dr. Micah Olson

September 29, 2021 – Myocarditis Post COVID-19 Vaccination presented by Dr. Arash Sabati

August 19, 2021 – Role of Nutrition in Inflammatory Bowel Disease presented by Dr. Brad Pasternak and Liz Langreck

June 23, 2021 – Clinical Care of Gender Variant Children and Youth presented by Dr. Vinny Chulani

April 20, 2021 – COVID-19 and the Heart: Return to Sports after COVID-19 Infection in Pediatric Patients presented by Dr. Arash Sabati

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