CME & MOC Programs

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This QI project is designed to improve provider screening for social and emotional drivers of health in children under the age of 5.  Through collaboration, pediatric providers will work together to improve screening, management and referral processes. Screening will be done using a family centered and strength based approach.  This project is particularly timely given the effects we are seeing on young children from the coronavirus -19 pandemic.

 

What is the project?

1.  Establishing social determinants of health screening in cchildren 0-5 years for at least one visit using the SEEK screening tool.

2.  Establishing social emotional screening in children 0-5 years for at least one visit (tools include ASQ-SE2, Pediatric Symptom Checklist, Strengths and Difficulties and ECSA).

 

Who is eligible?

Pediatricians, Family practitioners, Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants who work with chidlren under age 5.

HEALTHY MINDS, HEALTHY CHILDREN

Social and Emotional Health Screening Project 2021

 

STARTING June 2021 Ending December 2021                            

 

What do I need to do?

·  Participate in monthly, lunch time one-hour remote learning collaborative calls from June-December 2021 starting with a kickoff call on June 16 - 12:30 pm-1:30 pm.

·  These webinars will have expert speakers that will help teach providers about SDOH/SE screening

·  Upload data once a month regarding screening for children seen for well visits – starting with baseline in June, then July, August, September, October and November. We will train practices on how to do this

·  Participate in brief surveys before and at end of project.

 

How many points can I earn?

CME Category 1 – 3 points

MOC Part 4 – 25 point

 

How do I sign up?

By May 18th, please email Jane Chappell, VA-AAP Grant Manager, at jchappell@ramdocs.org.

ASHEW QI


The Addressing Social Health and Early Childhood Wellness (ASHEW) QI initiative will provide practices with the strategies, tools, and resources needed to develop systems and processes for addressing maternal depression, social determinants of health, social-emotional development, and resilience in primary care practice. Participating practices will learn and apply quality improvement methodology to develop an efficient and effective workflow for assessing, counseling, referring, and following up. Your participation in this QI project will earn you 25 points of ABP MOC Part IV credit and 20 points of both PI CME and MOC Part II credit! 


PROJECT ECHO


Do you treat children or youth with mental health problems? Would you like access to new tools and resources to help you manage their care within your busy practice? VA-AAP and the Virginia Mental Health Access Program (VMAP) are leading multiple 12-month Project ECHOs throughout the Commonwealth.


  • Registration is now open for Central Virginia-area physicians and providers. This cohort will launch September 2019.
  • Northern Virginia ECHO launched June 2019.
  • Other regions of the Commonwealth will launch in late 2019/early 2020.

BREASTFEEDING CONSORTIUM

 

The web-based Breastfeeding Friendly Performance Improvement Activity is constructed around evidence-based standards for the promotion and support of exclusive breastfeeding.  It is approved by the American Board of Pediatrics for 25 MOC Part 4 points and 10 MOC Part 2 points.

 

This activity is endorsed by the VA Chapter – American Academy of Pediatrics.  The registration fee is waived for Virginia physicians.

 


NEWBORN SCREENING


The Newborn Screening Education Program provides healthcare professionals and institutions with certified learning opportunities to ensure that all well newborns receive appropriate screening prior to discharge from the hospital. Physicians earn 10 ABP approved MOC Part 2 points for the CCHD online module.