Project Firstline Dinner & Session 6/7

Tuesday, June 7th • Reception 6:30 PM; Dinner 7:00 PM; Presentation to follow
Venue Restaurant

4111 Pioneer Woods Dr, Ste 100, Lincoln, NE 68506

Aleisha Nabower, MD
Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Children’s Specialty Physicians
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
UNMC College of Medicine


• Describe global and local patterns of acute COVID infection, MIS-C, and long COVID.
• Describe updates in the prevention and management of acute COVID.
• Describe MIS-C diagnosis and management.
• Describe long COVID diagnosis and management.

Nebraska Chapter AAP President Melissa St. Germain invites you to join her for dinner and education session. The session is open at no cost to all pediatric physicians regardless of Chapter membership so please invite your peers to join you.

CME Pending


NEAAP Project Firstline Dinner & Session 5/17


Tuesday, May 17th
Reception 6:00 PM; Dinner 6:30 PM; Presentation to follow
Omaha Marriott Regency
220 Regency Circle, Omaha, NE 68114

Kari Simonsen, MD
Pediatric Infectious Disease
Chair, Department of Pediatrics, UNMC
Pediatrician-in-chief, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
Professor, Pediatric Infectious Disease, UNMC


• Describe the epidemiology of common tickborne infections in the US

• Identify clinical features of common tickborne diseases

• Determine a differential diagnosis and treatment plan for common tickborne diseases
in children

Nebraska Chapter AAP President Melissa St. Germain invites you to join her for dinner and education session. The session is open at no cost to all pediatric physicians regardless of Chapter membership so please invite your peers to join you.

CME Pending

Online registration has closed for this session. Limited spots are still available – please email Laura Polak if you have not registered and wish to attend.


Thursday, May 12th 3-7 PM
In-person and Virtual Options

Register now for the 2022 Spring Conference – jointly hosted by the Nebraska Chapter AAP and the Nebraska Regional Council of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The topic is pediatric trauma-informed care and will feature national speaker Heather Forkey, MD (who received rave reviews from her sessions at the AAP national conference).

Physicians & Pediatric Providers – $35
Medical Students & Residents – FREE


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through joint sponsorship of Children’s Hospital & Medical Center and Nebraska Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics.

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is accredited by the Nebraska Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of two and one quarter (2.25) AMA PRA Category I CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Quit Vaping Campaign Flyers Available

The Nebraska Chapter Champion on e-cigarettes has obtained funding to provide Nebraska pediatric clinics laminated informational flyers with QR codes linking to nicotine cessation resources for teens. These flyers are laminated 8.5 x 11 and in full color. Both English and Spanish versions are available. There is no cost for your order. Available at no cost while supplies last.

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Covid-19 Updated Guidance

For Providers: COVID-19 And MIS-C Testing At Children’s Hospital & Medical Center: Testing and MISC screening information (1/22)

AAP Updated Pandemic Guidance on School & Sports: Interim guidance for schools and returning to sports (1/22)

AAP News: AAP: Masks encouraged for camp, child care, school to prevent COVID-19

News Release: Children Ages 2 and Up Who Aren’t Fully Vaccinated Should Continue to Wear Face Masks, the American Academy of Pediatrics Recommends Article: Face Masks for Children During COVID-19

AAP Town hall takeaways: Experts give answers on COVID-19 vaccine for 12+, dispel myths

After working to carry forward COVID-19 vaccine recommendations for adolescents 12 years and older, Amanda Cohn, M.D., FAAP, expressed relief at being able to take her daughter to receive her first dose.

Dr. Cohn, executive secretary of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), joined an AAP town hall that provided updates on COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents and discussed myths circulating online. Also participating in the virtual meeting were Yvonne “Bonnie” Maldonado, M.D., FAAP, chair of the AAP Committee on Infectious Diseases (COID), and Anne R. Edwards, M.D., FAAP, AAP chief population health officer.

The AAP and CDC recently released recommendations on the use of COVID-19 vaccines in children and adolescents. Both organizations support coadministration of COVID-19 vaccine with other routine child and adolescent vaccines….

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