Committed to increasing the rate of adolescent well care visits, improving the HPV immunization completion rate to 80%, and improving the overall quality of care provided to adolescents, our Adolescent Health Committee works on a variety of projects to support both families and healthcare providers.
Educating and engaging policy-makers on issues important to child health and the practice of pediatrics.
Developing the next phase of leadership for AzAAP, to ensure the growth and success for the future.
Implementing strategies to save Arizona children from preventable deaths by building from the findings from the Child Fatality Review program and report.
Providing the latest evidence-based and current recommended guidelines to our members in a variety of innovative ways to meet their changing needs.
Increasing the number of children who receive the appropriate developmental screening at well child visits and supporting pediatric professionals with needed training and support.
Increasing the number of Arizona children entering Kindergarten who demonstrate benchmark early literacy skills, while improving parental awareness of the importance of early literacy.
Providing leadership and guidance to our board of directors as the President, President-Elect, Immediate Past President, Secretary, and Treasurer.
Assisting in raising much needed funds to further the mission of the organization by encouraging members, the community, and business partners to engage in our efforts.
Working to identify and disrupt factors contributing to inequitable health outcomes for children in Arizona and promoting further education on the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in the healthcare setting.
Dedicated to decreasing the number of food insecure children in Arizona while at the same time increasing access to quality, healthy food to increase the number of children demonstrating a healthy body weight.
Reviewing, analyzing, and presenting current needs for the pediatric population in emergency settings.
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Vision Screening Training:
Vision Screening Training is not currently available. There is no requirement for an ADHS vision screening certification until the vision screening rules are in place, and screening should continue as usual until further notice.