Tagged With "Pediatricians"

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Pediatricians Want Parents to Keep Children's Vaccination Appointments amid Coronavirus [people.com]

By Claudia Harmata, PEOPLE, April 17, 2020 With social distancing in full effect due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, parents are wondering if and when it’s OK to take their kids to the doctor, whether for a routine appointment or if their child is sick. While it’s important that families stay home when they can, health experts say parents should not skip routine appointments, especially those that involve vaccinations. “The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that we keep...
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New organization calls all pediatricians to end crisis that's "hiding in plain sight"

When the question of screening patients for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) was first raised a couple of years ago, Santa Barbara pediatrician Andria Ruth had mixed feelings about it.
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Re: The Relentless School Nurse: Pediatricians + School Nurses = Powerful Partners

Hi Robin, Thanks so much for linking to your blog here! I wonder if you know of any existing collaborations between pediatricians and school nurses around ACEs prevention? It's great that you're writing about this, particularly because so many who are involved in preventing ACEs understand the need for cross sector collaboration. I wonder if you saw my article that was posted in ACEs in Pediatrics about Kavitha Selvraj, a pediatrician and former teacher, who is also a member of this forum.
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American Acad of Pediatrics Policy Statement - Immigration policies need to be trauma-informed [www.medpagetoday.com]

Leslie Lieberman ·
The American Academy of Pediatricians has made a bold statement about the proposed DHS policy to separate children from their parents and the use of detention - clearly linking these policies to their potential to traumatize children. To that end, children should never be separated from a parent unless it is for the child's safety, and the Department of Homeland Security should discontinue the use of family detention and use community-based alternatives to detention to treat immigrant...
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The Brain Architects Podcast: COVID-19 Special Edition: Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

In the second episode of our special COVID-19 series of The Brain Architects , host Sally Pfitzer speaks with Dr. Rahil Briggs, National Director of ZERO TO THREE’s HealthySteps program , to discuss how pediatricians are serving their patients during the pandemic, including using telehealth; why caregiver health is child health; and what she hopes the healthcare system can learn as a result of the pandemic. To read the transcript and find a link to the podcast provided by the Center for the...
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The Relentless School Nurse: Pediatricians + School Nurses = Powerful Partners

Robin M Cogan ·
Pediatricians and school nurses are powerful partners when we intentionally collaborate to improve the continuity of care in the populations we serve. It is the intentionality of relationship building that can bear the most fruitful outcomes to improve the health and well-being of our most vulnerable population, our children. We are far more effective working in concert than in our silos. School communities are looking for guidance, answers, and action to address the explosion of...
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Pediatricians Can Help Prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences [vetoviolence.cdc.gov]

From VetoViolence, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, June 2020 New Training Helps Pediatric Medical Providers Recognize and Prevent ACEs You’re invited to explore the new Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Training for Pediatric Medical Providers . This training focuses on the central role that pediatric medical providers play in understanding, recognizing, preventing, and treating ACEs and their consequences. Lesson topics include: The Biological Impact of ACEs The...
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