The AAP National Conference & Exhibition (AAP Experience) is dedicated to keeping you abreast of the latest best practices in pediatrics.
View conference sessions at www.aapexperience.org/planner by keyword, AAP section/council sponsor, and ACGME core competencies and IOM desired physician attributes.AAP conference faculty represent the top-ranked children’s hospitals in the United States and nearly 200 organizations, including universities, medical institutions, public health offices, and government agencies.
The pre-conference AAP symposium, Pediatrics for the 21st Century (PEDS 21), will be held Friday, October 19th in New Orleans from 11:30 am until 5:30 pm. Admission is complimentary to AAP conference registrants; non-registrants pay the one-day NCE registration rate for admission.
Whether you are looking to obtain continuing medical education (CME) credits or dedicated to lifelong learning, the NCE provides the biggest 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 and newest technologies available to pediatric healthcare professionals in its interactive exhibit, Pediatric Office of the Future.
Goals and Objectives
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) continuing medical education (CME) program aims to develop, maintain, and improve the competence, skills, and professional performance of pediatricians and pediatric healthcare professionals by providing quality, relevant, accessible, and effective educational experiences that address gaps in professional practice. The AAP Experience is the forum at which all pediatric professionals meet for updates, review of pediatric practice, research, and advocacy.
The instruction (learning experience) in this activity will
1. Provide education in pediatric health care including the most current information related to illness and preventive health care of neonates, infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
2. Create a forum for discussion of current issues and problems in pediatric health care.
3. Instruct attendees on procedures related to patient health management.
4. Inform, enable, and update attendees on practice management and policy.
5. Support and train attendees in advocacy of issues related to child health.
6. Address professional practice gaps of learners by linking needs with learning objectives and instruction.
7. Match the educational content with the scope of practice of the learners and desirable physician attributes.
As a result of attending this activity, learners will be able to
1. Practice evidence-based, informed pediatric medicine.
2. Apply current techniques and procedures.
3. Advocate effectively for issues related to children’s health.
4. Demonstrate change in competence, performance, or patient outcomes.