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Clinical Support

Clinical Support is intended to provide direct links to resources that the child health professional uses regularly in their practice to make decisions at the point of care.

  • Pediatric Care Online

    Quick access to multiple pediatric resources, all in one integrated online library and tool set, for current clinical information needed at the point-of-care. Subscription Required.

  • Patient Education Online

    Extensive print on demand pediatric patient education library, including brochures vaccine information statements, injury and violence prevention, and more - in English and Spanish.

  • Bright Futures

    Bright Futures is a national health care promotion and disease prevention initiative that uses a developmentally based approach to address children’s health care needs in the context of family and community. Its purpose is to promote and improve infant, child, and adolescent health within the context of family and community.

  • Medical Home

    The AAP developed the medical home model for delivering primary care that is accessible, continuous, comprehensive, family-centered, coordinated, compassionate, and culturally effective to all children and youth, including children and youth with special health care needs. The information found at these links provides resources to assist practices in creating and implementing a family-centered medical home.

  • Connected Kids (Violence Prevention)

    Connected Kids offers child healthcare providers a comprehensive, logical approach to integrating violence prevention efforts in practice and the community. The program takes an asset-based approach to anticipatory guidance, focusing on helping parents and families raise resilient children. A Clinical Guide and 21 handouts for parents and teens are available through the web site.

  • Red Book Online

    Current AAP recommendations for pediatric infectious disease diagnosis, treatment, and prevention; includes embedded updates, visual library, and much more.

  • Internet Point of Care Search

    Internet Point of Care Search CME activity extends and collaborates with PediaLink's Learning Plan by providing online search capabilities to research clinical questions. In contrast to searching the Internet for general information, the concept of an Internet Point of Care Search activity describes structured, self-directed, online learning by physicians related to topics relevant to their clinical practice. Physicians must articulate their clinical question, document the professional, peer-reviewed sources consulted among those identified by the Academy, and indicate the application of information to practice in order to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. The Internet Point of Care Search CME activity is available to all fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) as a free member benefit http://pedialink.aap.org/ped/ (AAP FAAP membership or PediaLink subscription required).