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CME/CE

Preventive Services for Children: Getting the Message to Parents and Caregivers

  • Authors: Colleen Kraft, MD
  • CME/CE Released: 9/11/2012
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 9/11/2013
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for pediatricians, family physicians, pharmacists, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

The goal of this activity is to describe pediatric preventive services mandated at no cost to patients under the Affordable Care Act.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify which pediatric preventive services the Affordable Care Act requires insurers to cover without cost sharing
  2. Describe the guidelines and recommendations for preventive care of children issued by the Health Resources and Services Administration's Bright Futures project, the United States Preventive Services Task Force, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


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Author(s)

  • Colleen Kraft, MD

    Professor of Pediatrics, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute, Roanoke, VA; Pediatric Program Director, Carilion Clinic-Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Colleen Kraft, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

    Dr Kraft does not intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

    Dr Kraft does not intend to discuss investigational drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics not approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

Editor(s)

  • Jane Lowers

    Group Scientific Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Jane Lowers has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Neil Chesanow

    Senior Clinical Editor, Medscape, LLC

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    Disclosure: Neil Chesanow has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Writer(s)

  • Jill Taylor

    Freelance Writer, Atlanta, Georgia

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    Disclosure: Jill Taylor has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Reviewer(s)

  • Nafeez Zawahir, MD

    CME Clinical Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Nafeez Zawahir, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Nurse Planner

  • Laurie E. Scudder, DNP, NP

    Nurse Planner, Continuing Professional Education Department, Medscape, LLC; Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Allied Health, George Washington University, Washington, DC

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    Disclosure: Laurie E. Scudder, DNP, NP, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


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CME/CE

Preventive Services for Children: Getting the Message to Parents and Caregivers

Authors: Colleen Kraft, MDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME/CE Released: 9/11/2012

Valid for credit through: 9/11/2013

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Abbreviations

ACA = Affordable Care Act
ACO = Accountable Care Organization
BMI = body mass index
CDC = Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CHIP = Children's Health Insurance Program
DTap = diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis
HepA = hepatitis A
HepB = hepatitis B
HIV = human immunodeficiency virus
HPV = human papilloma virus
HRSA = Health Resources and Services Administration
MCV4 = meningococcal conjugate vaccine
MMR = measles, mumps, and rubella
PCV13 = pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
PKU = phenylketonuria
RV = rotavirus
STI = sexually transmitted infection
Tdap = tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis
USPSTF = United States Preventive Services Task Force

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