Presentation: PROVEN Strategies to Increase the Quantity and Quality of Adolescent Well Visits in YOUR Practice Webinar


Presentation Dates:


  • Michele Dritz, MD, FAAP, Cornerstone Pediatrics
  • James Fitzgibbon, MD, FAAP, Akron Children’s Hospital

Webinar will feature topics around:

  • Specific strategies around increasing adolescent well-visits, both scheduling and attendance
  • Utilization of Bright Futures recommendations as context for the well visit
  • Effective communication strategies with parents: Including risk/benefit analysis
  • Improve adolescent attendance at comprehensive well-visits through outreach via social media, electronic communications, tools and incentives for office staff, and using episodic care, acute care, and sports clearance to increase comprehensive well visits
  • Improve the quality of care delivered at visit
  • Differentiating between fear and lack of knowledge of adolescent health topics
  • What Physicians are hearing from parents about their fears
  • Best practices: use of reminder/recall tools in practice
  • General adolescent immunization education: Tdap, Meningococcal (ACWY and B), Influenza, and HPV
  • Changing the paradigm of how adolescents and families view their health care between the ages of 11-18 years

Practices will receive the following resources to use in practice:

  • Adolescent well care pocket guide
  • Reminder/Recall Postcards
  • Magnets outlining AWC versus Sports Clearance Visit
  • HPV Brochures
  • Meningococcal-B Materials