Montana AAP: Annual Pediatric Roundup Conference - October 11-13th in HELENA

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Immunizations

Kalispell area members: Register Here for cdc confidence consult may 16th Immunizations are a key component of childhood health and wellness and are a primary reason why parents today live

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Montana Empowerment Center

Montana Empowerment Center, Inc. is Montana’s Parent Training Information Center (PTI) Montana Empowerment Center is excited to announce that they have been approved for the Parent Training Information Center grant

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Healthy Montana Kids (HMK)

HMK is a low-cost, private health insurance plan. The plan provides health insurance to eligible Montana children up to age 19. A child can qualify for HMK based on family size

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Montana Pediatric Specialty Clinics

Children’s Special Health Services provides pediatric subspecialty clinics across the state.  Follow this link to find available clinic services, clinic contacts, site map, clinic referral process and clinic schedules. http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/publichealth/cshs/index.shtml

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Genetics in Primary Care Website

Your Source for Genetic Information and Support The Genetics in Primary Care Institute (GPCI) strives to increase primary care provider knowledge and skills in providing genetic-based services, and with the launch

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Climate Resources

AAP Climate Resource MTAAP Climate Resolution The MTAAP climate committee , with the support of an AAP CATCH grant, is working to expand the EPA Air Quality Flag Program. Exposure to

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Cavity Free At Three

This website provides excellent information including videos that can be viewed online for health care providers who are performing dental caries assessments and considering or using fluoride varnish on moderate

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Drowning Prevention

Drowning can happen to any family. It’s quick, and it’s silent. Drowning is the No. 1 cause of death among children aged 1-4, and it is the second-leading cause of

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American Academy of Pediatrics

Whether you’re looking for general information related to child health or for more specific guidelines concerning a pediatric issue, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) website provides it all. Here,

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COVID19 Montana Current Activity

Click Here for More Info MTAAP COVID-19 Vaccination Toolkit School Based Resources: https://med.stanford.edu/tobaccopreventiontoolkit.html https://truthinitiative.org/curriculum Screening/Quit Resources https://therealcost.betobaccofree.hhs.gov/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26qaiSy4J4I&feature=youtu.be Presentation Slides Counseling Parents and Teens Screening Treatment – NRT Lecture Session

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COVID-19 Resources

Montana specific COVID-19 disease information can be found here.  This website links you to the Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPPHS), the Joint Information Center (JIC), and the

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COVID19 Montana Current Activity

Screen Shot 2013-12-29 at 8.59.38 PM Click Here for More Info MTAAP COVID-19 Vaccination Toolkit MTAAP Tobacco Cessation Workshop Resources School Based Resources:
  • https://med.stanford.edu/tobaccopreventiontoolkit.html
  • https://truthinitiative.org/curriculum
Screening/Quit Resources
  • https://therealcost.betobaccofree.hhs.gov/
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26qaiSy4J4I&feature=youtu.be
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American Academy of Pediatrics

AAP Whether you’re looking for general information related to child health or for more specific guidelines concerning a pediatric issue, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) website provides it all. Here, you’ll find information regarding the Academy’s many programs and activities, policies and guidelines, publications and other health resources, and much, much more. Best of all, you can rest assured that the information comes from the nation’s leading child health experts and that we have scientific research supporting our recommendations. www.aap.org  

Drowning Prevention

Drowning can happen to any family. It’s quick, and it’s silent. Drowning is the No. 1 cause of death among children aged 1-4, and it is the second-leading cause of death among teens. We can lower these rates if pediatricians, parents and policy-makers work together to implement the types of solutions we know will keep children safe. Please share these resources with parents and caregivers.  

Cavity Free At Three

Cavity Free At Three This website provides excellent information including videos that can be viewed online for health care providers who are performing dental caries assessments and considering or using fluoride varnish on moderate to high risk patients. For more information on what has been happening in Montana view the letter from Cathy White, MD. Cavity Free at Three is a three-year, statewide effort to prevent oral disease in young children. The effort aims to engage dentists, physicians, nurses, dental hygienists, public health practitioners and early childhood educators in the prevention and early detection of oral disease in pregnant women, infants and toddlers. www.cavityfreeatthree.org  

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention For over 60 years, CDC has been dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability. The CDC is committed to programs that reduce the health and economic consequences of the leading causes of death and disability, thereby ensuring a long, productive, healthy life for all people. www.cdc.gov  

Climate Resources

AAP Climate Resource MTAAP Climate Resolution  

Genetics in Primary Care Website

GPCI-Logo Your Source for Genetic Information and Support The Genetics in Primary Care Institute (GPCI) strives to increase primary care provider knowledge and skills in providing genetic-based services, and with the launch of GeneticsinPrimaryCare.org the GPCI aims to provide a clearinghouse for all information, tools, and resources related to improving provision of genetic medicine for primary care providers. GeneticsinPrimaryCare.org  

Healthy Children – Powered by Pediatricians. Trusted by Parents.

Healthy Children. Powered by pediatricians. Trusted by parents. This is a new website powered by the American Academy of Pediatrics which is a valuable resource for parents and caregivers. The site contains a vast array of information on children of all ages from prenatal to baby to toddler to preschool to gradeschool to teen to young adult. Caregivers can sign up for up-to-the-minute information tailored for the individual; read articles on development, nutrition, fitness, safety, health, and recent hot topics in the news; and ask a pediatrician for advice. The subject matter comes from the nation’s leading child health experts. www.healthychildren.org  

Healthy Montana Kids (HMK)

Healthy Montana Kids HMK is a low-cost, private health insurance plan. The plan provides health insurance to eligible Montana children up to age 19. A child can qualify for HMK based on family size and income. There is no asset test. There is no proof of income required at the time of application. Parents are in charge of the health care their children receive. They are partners with the state and federal governments in providing health insurance for their children. Some parents share in the cost of their children’s health care by paying a small co-payment when care is received. Applications for HMK are available in all Montana communities. Locations include Offices of Public Assistance, county health departments, health care facilities, WIC offices, Head Start facilities, Indian Health Services, and many more community locations. Applications are also available by mail by calling 1-877-KidsNow (1-877-543-7669). hmk.mt.gov  

Maintenance of Certificiation, American Board of Pediatrics

ABP Logo The American Board of Pediatrics has recently dramatically changed the process for maintenance of board certification in pediatrics. Taking the exam is only one component of the recertification process. The ABP feels that pediatricians who participate in maintenance of certification (MOC) learn how to measure quality of care and effectively fill the gaps in their own practice. In addition, pediatricians who participate in MOC demonstrate advanced knowledge and a commitment to lifelong learning. Go to this website to find more information on what is necessary to fulfill your maintenance of certification. www.abp.org  

Montana Pediatric Specialty Clinics

cshslogo Children’s Special Health Services provides pediatric subspecialty clinics across the state.  Follow this link to find available clinic services, clinic contacts, site map, clinic referral process and clinic schedules. http://www.dphhs.mt.gov/publichealth/cshs/index.shtml  

Parents, Let’s Unite for Kids (PLUK)

PLUK Logo Parents, Let’s Unite for Kids is a statewide parent organization that provides support, resources, and training to families and professionals affected by disabilities and chronic illness. Covering topics from infancy to adulthood, PLUK offers statewide resources and individual support in homes, schools and medical facilities. All of PLUK’s servics are free to individuals with disabilities and their families. https://www.mtpluk.org/