The National Conference & Exhibition is dedicated to keeping you abreast of the latest best practices in pediatrics. Whether you are looking to obtain continuing medical education (CME) credits or dedicated to lifelong learning, this conference provides a large selection of pediatric educational opportunities in a variety of formats and topic areas. In addition to the education offered in our program, the AAP also showcases the latest pediatric resources and innovations on the exhibit floor in its AAP Resource Center.
Goals and Objectives
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Professional Development (CME/CPD) program develops, maintains, and improves the competence and professional performance of pediatricians and pediatric health care professionals by providing quality, relevant, accessible, and effective educational experiences that address gaps in professional practice. The National Conference & Exhibition strives to meet participants’ identified educational needs and support their life-long learning with a goal of improving care for children and families. The AAP is committed to excellence and innovation in education. The AAP National Conference is the forum at which pediatric professionals meet and interact for updates, review of pediatric practice, research, and advocacy. The National Conference provides a place for the AAP governance/administration/organization to interact with its general membership.
The instruction (learning experience) in this activity will:
- Provide the most current information related to illness and preventive healthcare of prenatal, neonatal, infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
- Create a forum for discussion of current issues and problems in pediatric healthcare.
- Instruct attendees on procedures related to patient health management.
- Inform, enable and update on practice management and policy.
- Support and train attendees in advocacy of issues related to child health.
- Highlight the importance of physician self-care and wellness and their impact on patient care.
AS A RESULT OF ATTENDING THIS ACTIVITY, LEARNERS WILL BE ABLE TO:
- Practice evidence-based, informed pediatric medicine.
- Apply current techniques and procedures.
- Advocate effectively for issues related to children’s health.
- Demonstrate improvement in competence, performance or patient outcomes.
- Apply strategies to maintain wellness and prevent burnout.