Opportunities to Earn MOC Part IV, MOC Part II, CME, and Resources for Your Practice with Programs Enrolling Now


Fall 2019 will bring new and returning programs for Ohio AAP members, with opportunities to earn a variety of educational credits. Activities include single afternoon MOC Part II/CME sessions and MOC Part IV programs with proven longitudinal results and resources for use with families in practice. Learn more about these program opportunities below or by clicking here.

  • Smoke Free Families Learning Collaborative – The Smoke Free Families Learning Collaborative offers pediatric primary care providers training and resources in screening, completing the 5As of smoking cessation, and referral to the Ohio Quit Line for infants age 0-1 year old during well child visits. Practices in Wave 1 showed 47% reduction in in-home smoke exposure for infants participating in the program. Receive up to $1000 in resources and sleep sacks to help promote safety for your patients.
  • Parenting at Mealtime and Playtime – The Parenting at Mealtime and Playtime Program provides healthy weight, activity and nutrition education focused on birth –5 year olds. Practice coaching places an emphasis on patient/ physician interaction to promote culturally diverse and compassionate care. Pediatricians who participated in this program nearly tripled frequency of goal setting with families when an obesity risk factor was present.
  • Brush, Book, Bed Regional Trainings – The Brush, Book, and Bed Program for early literacy training aims to address both of these concerns by providing practices with resources and guidance that focus on oral health and the importance of a healthy nighttime routine. Practices will receive books and toothbrushes to share with patients.
  • Adolescent Vaping Regional Trainings – The Regional Adolescent Vaping Trainings, developed in partnership with CVS Health, will train healthcare providers in how to screen adolescents for e-cigarette use and discuss intervention tactics. Participants will receive tools and educational resources.
  • Store It Safe Learning Collaborative – Less than 20% of pediatric providers regularly discuss firearm safety with patients. The Store It Safe Firearm Safety Learning Collaborative launches this fall to engage practices in a facilitated QI project, providing education and tools for improved pediatrician discussions of firearm safety and storage with families of 2 to five year-olds. Resources include training, handouts, data evaluation and lock boxes at select practices.

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