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April 10, 2024

Presentations from distinguished experts on important and timely topics in pediatrics.

April 2024


Diagnosing Measles in the Pediatric Setting
Sean T O’Leary, MD, MPH, FAAP, Chair, AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases

In this 10-minute webinar, Dr O’Leary describes the three steps pediatricians should immediately take if they have a patient suspected of having measles: isolate the patient, report to public health, and collect the appropriate specimens. Watch now to learn more about how to quickly diagnose measles and minimize the spread of the virus in your clinic and community. View slide presentation

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March 2024


Identifying Measles in the Pediatric Setting
Sean T O’Leary, MD, MPH, FAAP, Chair, AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases

Most pediatricians have never seen a case of measles. Given the increase in global and domestic measles cases and outbreaks, healthcare providers should familiarize themselves with the clinical features of measles in order to quickly identify it and minimize the spread of the virus. In this 5-minute webinar, Dr O’Leary outlines the clinical features of measles, discusses the incubation and infection periods for measles and explains how pediatricians can assess the risk of measles in someone presenting to their office with symptoms. View slide presentation

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August 2023


Pandemic Influenza Preparedness

Tim Uyeki, MD, MPH, MPP, FAAP, Chief Medical Officer, Influenza Division’s Office of Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In this webinar, Tim Uyeki, MD, Chief Medical Officer within the CDC Influenza Division’s Office of the Director, provides an overview of what pandemic influenza is and how pediatric practices can prepare. This short webinar covers past influenza pandemics, the origin of pandemic influenza viruses, the impact of pandemic influenza on children, treating and preventing the spread of influenza, and preparing for pandemic influenza. View slide presentation

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March 2023


 

Let’s Increase Vaccination Rates in Children: Updates to the 2023 Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule

Henry (Hank) Bernstein, DO, MHCM, FAAP

In this webinar, Dr. Bernstein reviews the latest updates to the 2023 Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule, discusses the update to COVD-19 vaccines for children, and highlights concern for vaccine hesitancy. View slide presentation

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February 2023


 

Planning for the Next Influenza Season: Pre-Booking

Sheri Burnett, RN, Clinical Director, Plateau Pediatrics

In this webinar, Sheri Burnett, RN, Clinical Director at Plateau Pediatrics, provides an overview on what to consider when you are pre-booking influenza vaccines. This short webinar covers tips and strategies on pre-booking, such as reviewing vaccine manufacturer policies, and considering lessons learned from the current influenza season to inform what vaccines to order for the next influenza season. To assist pediatricians in pre-booking vaccines for next season, the AAP has released the influenza vaccine recommendations for the 2022-’23 season. The recommendations remain unchanged from the current season, with no preference for any one product. View slide presentation

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December 2022


 

2022 Monkeypox (mpox) Outbreak and Children

Athena P. Kourtis, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAP

Dr Kourtis provides a brief overview of monkeypox (mpox) in children and adolescents in this 8-minute webinar, "2022 Monkeypox Outbreak and Children." Topics include a review of the epidemiology, clinical features, prevention, and treatment of mpox in children and adolescents. View slide presentation

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September 2022


 

Head Lice – Focus on Treatment

Dawn Nolt, MD, MPH, FAAP

Dr Nolt, lead author of the clinical report, "Head Lice,” published in the October 2022 issue of Pediatrics provides a brief overview of the updated clinical report in a newly recorded webinar (only 8 minutes). Topics include a review of available medications and the use of a new algorithm to aid with decision-making in the treatment of head lice. View slide presentation

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Meet the Red Book Committee – Influenza Update

Panelists:
Kristina A. Bryant, MD, FAAP, 
Annika Hofstetter, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAP, Pia Pannaraj, MD, MPH, FAAP, and José R. Romero, MD, FAAP

In this webinar, expert speakers cover current AAP and CDC policy recommendations for the 2022-’23 influenza season. Topics include issues related to the upcoming influenza season such as vaccine hesitancy, disparities in vaccination rates, and strategies to improve catch-up on childhood vaccination rates in practice settings. View slide presentation

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Improving Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination Rates

Janet Siddiqui, MD, MBA, FAAP, ABIHM, Pediatrics Office Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Community Physician

Learn how to increase HPV vaccination rates and help adolescents catch up with vaccines they may have missed due to the pandemic. Hear from Dr. Siddiqui, who has successfully implemented various initiatives to improve HPV vaccination rates in her pediatric practice. Watch this brief on-demand webinar to learn about HPV vaccine recommendations, coverage rates, and barriers to vaccination, as well as specific strategies and resources to increase HPV vaccination rates. View slide presentation

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This webinar was supported by the Cooperative Agreement Number 5NU38OT000282 funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services.

 


 

January 2022


 

Risks of Infectious Diseases in Newborns Exposed to Alternative Perinatal Practices

Dawn Nolt, MD, MPH, FAAP

Dr Nolt, lead author of clinical report, "Risks of Infectious Diseases in Newborns Exposed to Alternative Perinatal Practices,” published in the February 2022 issue of Pediatrics provides a brief overview of the recommendations on a newly recorded webinar (only 7:30 minutes). Topics include risk of infectious diseases associated with emerging alternative peripartum and neonatal practices, information on how to counsel families before birth, and strategies to evaluate and treat neonates who have been exposed to these practices. View slide presentation

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December 2021


 

Increasing Influenza Vaccination Rates During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Annika Mai Hofstetter, MD, PhD, MPH, FAAP

Dr Hofstetter provides an overview on increasing influenza vaccination rates during the COVID-19 pandemic in this webinar. This short webinar describes current influenza vaccination rates in children, common barriers to influenza vaccination, and strategies to improve timely influenza vaccination. View slide presentation

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Tuberculosis Testing and Treatment in Children and Adolescents

Dawn Nolt, MD, MPH, FAAP

Dr Nolt, lead author of clinical report, "Tuberculosis Infection in Children and Adolescents – Testing and Treatment” published in the Dec 2021 issue of Pediatrics provides an overview of the recommendations on a newly recorded webinar. Topics include a change in terminology for tuberculosis infection (TBI), strategies for testing children and adolescents with suspected infection, and options for treatment for TBI. View slide presentation

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May 2021


 

Red Book 2021 Key Updates

David W. Kimberlin, MD

Dr Kimberlin, Red Book Editor, provides an overview of key updates in the 32nd edition of the Red Book in a newly recorded webinar. Topics discussed include updated vaccination recommendations (Meningococcal, Tdap/DTaP, Hep A, Rotavirus), commonly treated conditions in children (eg head lice, molluscum), travel medicine, new figures and tables to help guide the care and management of many infectious diseases (Helicobacter pylori, HIV, Hep B, Measles, TB), and much more including a new systems-based antibiotic table that guides empiric antibiotic selection prior to knowing what the causative pathogen is! View slide presentation

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Time stamps

4:22 – Selected changes in the 2021 Red Book
7:50 – Meningococcal MENACWY vaccines
11:41 – Exclusions of children from group care
17:31 – Helicobacter pylori first line therapy
19:51 – Hep A vaccine (Hep A) and travel
21:51 – Hep B virus outcome
25:51 – Approved Hep C drugs
27:31 – Newborn testing and prophylaxis recommendations following perinatal HIV exposure
31:21 – Higher risk perinatal HIV exposure
31:31 – Postexposure measles prophylaxis immunocompetent by age
32:51 – Postexposure measles prophylaxis by special conditions
33:02 – DTaP and Tdap vaccines
35:49 – Treatment options for molluscum
36:43 – Administration of rotavirus vaccine in NICU settings
38:22 – Pediculicides for treatment in head lice
39:23 – Tuberculosis
44:14 – Systems-based antibiotic table

 


 

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