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MNAAP is involved in a multi-state virtual learning collaborative to connect pediatricians interested in improving documentation of Newborn Screening (NBS) test results, communication with parents, and making appropriate referrals. This MOC Part 4 module is worth 25 points. Over 40 pediatricians from MN, ND, SD, MI, KY, and OH are participating.

Email cairns@mnaap.org if you are interested in more information.

Information about the Newborn Screening Communication MOC4 module, the Adolescent Immunization MOC4 module, and the Toddler Immunization MOC4 is available in the tabs below.

The Patient-Centered Newborn Screening Communication MOC4 module is worth 25 points. We are recruiting for participants across seven states and will begin this project in June 2019 and complete it by Dec. 1, 2019. If you are interested in participating, please sign up using the registration link  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NBScomm2019

You can find more information about this module at the ABP website  https://abp.mymocam.com/

Title: Patient-Centered Newborn Screening Communication
Organization: American Academy of Pediatrics-Minnesota Chapter
Approval period: 07/15/2018 – 07/31/2020

This is a multi-state virtual learning collaborative to connect pediatricians interested in improving documentation of Newborn Screening (NBS) test results, communication with parents, and making appropriate referrals. The project can be completed in 4 months. There is no charge for participation in this HRSA-funded project.

To successfully complete the project, the pediatrician will:

  • Complete a minimum of three audits of the pediatrician’s patients and/or clinic patients including a baseline audit, a mid-point audit and final audit;
  • Identify and implement a minimum of two sequential intervention strategies and plans for improvement identified to increase rates of documented NBS test results, documented communication of test results with parent/guardian, and documentation of referrals made;
  • Prepare and implement the Newborn Screening Communication QI Action Plan and submit;
  • Send audit data via the web-enabled reporting tool for three months, view and discuss clinic run charts generated by the system; and
  • Participate in at least two technical assistance conference calls or webinars during the project period, including archived training.

Email cairns@mnaap.org  with any additional questions.

The Adolescent Immunization MOC4 is awaiting approval from ABP We are recruiting for participants across seven states and will begin this project in June, 2019 and complete it by Dec. 1, 2019. If you are interested in participating, please sign up using the registration link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Adolvax2019  (ABP approval pending)

This is a three-state virtual learning collaborative to connect pediatricians interested in improving administration and documentation of the adolescent (combo 2) vaccines The project can be completed in 4 months. There is no charge for participation in this AAP-funded project.

To successfully complete the project, the pediatrician will:

  • Complete a minimum of three audits of the pediatrician’s patients and/or clinic patients including a baseline audit, a mid-point audit and final audit;
  • Identify and implement a minimum of two sequential intervention strategies and plans for improvement identified to increase rates of documented immunizations;
  • Prepare and implement the Adolescent Immunization QI Action Plan and submit;
  • Send audit data via the web-enabled reporting tool for three months, view and discuss clinic run charts generated by the system; and
  • Participate in at least two technical assistance conference calls or webinars during the project period, including archived training.

Email cairns@mnaap.org  with any additional questions.

The Toddler Immunization MOC4 is awaiting approval from ABP We are recruiting for participants across seven states and will begin this project in June 2019 and complete it by Dec. 1, 2019. If you are interested in participating, please sign up using the registration link  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ToddlerImm2019 (ABP approval pending)

This is a Minnesota virtual learning collaborative to connect pediatricians interested in improving administration and documentation of the toddler vaccines The project can be completed in 4 months. There is no charge for participation in this AAP-funded project.

To successfully complete the project, the pediatrician will:

  • Complete a minimum of three audits of the pediatrician’s patients and/or clinic patients including a baseline audit, a mid-point audit and final audit;
  • Identify and implement a minimum of two sequential intervention strategies and plans for improvement identified to increase rates of documented immunizations;
  • Prepare and implement the Toddler Immunization QI Action Plan and submit;
  • Send audit data via the web-enabled reporting tool for three months, view and discuss clinic run charts generated by the system; and
  • Participate in at least two technical assistance conference calls or webinars during the project period, including archived training.

Email cairns@mnaap.org  with any additional questions.

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