With a wide variety of sessions, it was all too easy to miss great sessions at the virtual 2021 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) meeting. Here are 5 you should catch up on.
Medication nonadherence: What may cause it and how to prevent it
It’s a tale as old as time. A patient with a chronic condition such as asthma gets a prescription and later on reluctantly explains that he or she has only been taking it a quarter of the time. What are some common causes behind this nonadherence and how can it be improved?
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children: Lessons learned, next steps
The understanding of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children continues to evolve as more data become available. This session covered pathophysiology of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children and implications for related diseases such as Kawasaki syndrome.
Tips for accurately coding telehealth services
Telehealth has become increasingly popular as a result of the pandemic, which makes accurate coding for such visits more important than ever. Here’s information to ensure appropriate coding.
Integrating mental health services into your practice: The "how and why"
With the recently declared national health emergency for children’s mental health, it’s becoming increasingly important to offer mental health service at the general pediatric office. This session provides guidance on working with colleagues to provide them.
My child won't sit still! Is it ADHD, or an underlying sleep disorder?
When examining a child with attention or behavioral disturbances, considering sleep disorders may be a way to improve or even resolve symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).