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The KAFP Annual Meeting is almost here! Wednesday, June 8 is the pre-session, SAM Group Learning. And on Thursday, June 9, we will officially kick off the 2016 Annual Meeting, Kansas Grown: Strong, Healthy & Caring. We look forward to seeing each of you. And if you haven't already registered, we will accept on-site registration starting Thursday morning at the DoubleTree Hotel in Overland Park (10100 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS 66210).
There is something for everyone to gain through the quality CME offered. Check it out yourself. Click here.
Please contact the KAFP office at 316.721.9005 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about the meeting or registration.
We look forward to seeing you at the 2016 KAFP Annual Meeting: Kansas Grown: Healthy, Strong & Caring, June 9-11 in Overland Park.
Did you know that collaborative practice agreements between physicians and pharmacists are now authorized in the state of Kansas? Learn about how these agreements work, and how your practice and patients will benefit from them at "Building a More Satisfying Practice: Physician/Pharmacist Collaboration" on June 24 at the Kansas Leadership Center. Attendees will learn all about collaborative practice agreements and leave with a plan to implement one in their own practice. The target audience is physicians, mid-level practitioners, pharmacists and medical/pharmacy students. Cost is $50 for practicing physicians and pharmacists and $25 for resident physicians and pharmacists. There are a limited amount of scholarships for pharmacy and medical students. To learn more contact Becky Tuttle at email@example.com. Register at www.healthict.org.
This Live activity, Building a More Satisfying Practice: Physician and Pharmacist Collaboration, with a beginning date of June 24, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 5.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course has pending approval for 5 hours of pharmacy Continuing Education (CE) credits by the Kansas State Board of Pharmacy.
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society Survivorship Care Guidelines App is a free mobile application for clinicians that provides easy access from a smartphone to the guidelines. It is available in the Apple App store. The Android version is due to be released in July. For more information about the app and to access it go here.
The KAFP is pleased to offer two sessions on cancer survivorship at the Annual Meeting on June 10. It is not too late to register onsite. DOWNLOAD ANNUAL MEETING BROCHURE
IAC is pleased to announce the availability of bulk quantities of two newly updated laminated pocket guides for use by healthcare professionals, yours free for the ordering! The guides address issues related to the administration of (1) pneumococcal conjugate (PCV13) and polysaccharide (PPSV23) vaccines and (2) zoster vaccine.
These concise pocket guides provide front-line healthcare personnel with quick reference information highlighting:
Each guide is laminated for durability, and the compact size (3¾" x 6¾") is designed to fit in a shirt or lab coat pocket.
- Indications and contraindications for each vaccine
- Targeted populations to be vaccinated
- Details on how to administer the vaccines
- Talking points for discussions with patients
The pocket guides are available at no cost to your organization. However, to assist us in controlling our mailing costs, we ask that you order in bulk (with a minimum order of 25) and that you manage the distribution of the guides (e.g., through internal networks, educational forums, member meetings, mass mailings) to your constituents.
To view the pocket guides and place your order, please visit www.immunize.org/pocketguides or click on either image below. These cards are for healthcare professional use only, not for distribution to patients.
Kansas Head Start Association
|Two Parent Health Literacy classes open
Please share these two Parent Health Literacy classes with your staff. This introduction to Parent Health Literacy provides tips and tools for working with parents of young children. The various materials that have been developed will lend themselves to working with large and small groups of families as well as on a one-on-one basis. The overall goals of this curriculum are empowerment of families and reduction in the number of unnecessary doctor and ER visits. Three (3) CEUs are available upon request for $15 through AHEC. No charge for this event.
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June 17 - 8 a.m. - Noon
Growing Futures Early Ed Center
8155 Santa Fe Drive
Overland Park, KS
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July 8 - 8 a.m. - Noon
Child Start, Inc.
1002 South Oliver
Wichita, KS 67218
Health is Primary
As you may have heard, Health is Primary has launched its new website! The new and improved HealthisPrimary.org is easier to navigate and find tools and resources that you can easily share to help spread the word about the importance of primary care.
Visitors can now view and share their stories about primary care in action, access tools and resources to become an active champion of primary care, read news about the campaign, learn about industry events, and learn about how primary care can benefit long-term health. The site is regularly updated, so be sure to visit often.
The Health is Primary campaign focus on health for June is Fitness and Nutrition. AAFP has developed a Monthly Toolkit, which you can use to access resources such as our Fitness and Nutrition Patient Information sheets (English and Spanish), our June calendar with facts and sample tweets to help amplify our message, and a few ads and posters for you to print and share.
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