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AAFP accredited the 2019 KAFP Annual Meeting “Connect. Interact. Learn.” for up to 20.50 Prescribed credits.
"This Live activity, Kansas-AFP 2019 Annual Meeting , with a beginning date of 06/05/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 20.50 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity."
Please mark your calendars now to attend!
2019 Annual Meeting: Connect. Interact. Learn.
June 6-8, 2019
Wichita Marriott in Wichita, Kansas
In addition, KAFP will offer a Pre-Conference Session: MAT Waiver Training on Wednesday, June 5. No additional charge for KAFP members.
The Family Doctor of the Day is almost filled for the 2019 legislative session. We only have seven slots left! If you are an active member or resident with a Kansas license, you are eligible to serve as the Family Doctor of the Day (FDOD) at the Statehouse during the legislative session. Please sign up and say yes to serving as Family Doctor of the Day at the Statehouse. Let’s get 100 percent slots filled!
Upcoming open dates include:
March 12, 19, 20
May 6, 7, 8
Your time is appreciated!
Go to the
FDOD web page
for a complete calendar listing with instructions and to sign-up or contact
FDOD volunteers report to the Capitol Building in Topeka at 9:00 a.m. and stay until 3:00 p.m. taking care of legislators, staff and sometimes even visitors who need medical attention.
The RISE program is a wellness initiative of KAFP designed to help Kansas family physicians RISE above burnout. Register for the upcoming free RISE Webinar Series on Wednesday, March 27, 12:15 – 12:45 p.m. featuring Tina Khan, Community and Personal Leadership Consultant with Kansas Alliance for Wellness.
There is no charge for the RISE Webinar Series. However, registration is required to receive the log-in information for the webinar.
RISE resources include:
RISE: Restore, Invigorate, Strengthen, Energize.
- Quarterly RISE Webinar Series (view past webinars)
- Weekly #RISE Facebook posts promoting physician wellness
Earn CME while you support the KAFP by purchasing an AAFP self-study package! Purchase an AAFP self-study package using the source code 4MYCHAPTER during checkout to help benefit the KAFP.
A portion of the price of each package you buy will go directly to KAFP to support our local initiatives.
Use AAFP self-study packages to enhance your expertise and expand your knowledge on common family medicine topics. Featuring recorded audio and video presentations from current AAFP live courses, these interactive packages include:
Select a topic that meets your interests. Choose from 10 different titles, including but not limited to Emergency
and Urgent Care, Care of Chronic Conditions, Adult Medicine, and Child and Adolescent Health.
- 20-30 hours of content, with 18-32 lectures between 30 and 60 minutes in length
- Opportunities to report CME and evaluate after each lecture
- Interactive quiz interface to briefly halt the presentations and choose an answer
- 200-plus page full-color PDF of the slides
- Post assessment (online)
Earn CME when and where you want to, and support your chapter at the same time.
Buy an AAFP self-study package today, with the code 4MYCHAPTER.
ACIP Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger—U.S., 2019 in MMWR (pages 112–114). You can access all immunization schedules from the
KAFP website under Resources A-Z
“CDC Immunization Schedule.”
Each year, ACIP updates the immunization schedules to reflect current recommendations for licensed vaccines. In October 2018, ACIP voted to approve the recommended immunization schedules for 2019. The birth through 18 years recommended schedule has been approved by CDC, AAP, AAFP, and ACOG.
Changes in the 2019 child/adolescent immunization schedule include new or revised ACIP recommendations for hepatitis A vaccine, hepatitis B vaccine, influenza vaccine, and Tdap vaccine, as well as clarification of the recommendations for inactivated poliovirus vaccine.
The Family Medicine Certification Longitudinal Assessment (FMCLA) pilot is an exam alternative for ABFM diplomates. Pilot participants will answer up to 25 questions online quarterly in lieu of the one-day exam. You may answer questions at anytime and may use clinical references during the assessment. To satisfy your exam requirements, you will need to answer 300 questions over a four-year period and achieve a passing score.
For full details from the ABFM about the pilot and to out if you are eligible for the FMCLA Pilot –
visit the AAFP webpage on the FMCLA.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released a final recommendation statement on interventions to prevent perinatal depression. The Task Force found that counseling can help prevent perinatal depression in persons at increased risk. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go to
final recommendation full statement. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the February 12, 2019 online issue of JAMA.
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