Oregon Pediatric Society
The Oregon Pediatric Society (OPS) is the state chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Our members are committed to improving the health and well being of all Oregon children. We carry out our health equity mission through policy advocacy; quality improvement programs that support practice change; and the ongoing education of providers who serve children.
VACCINES ARE SAFE. VACCINES ARE EFFECTIVE. VACCINES SAVE LIVES.
OPS supports the American Academy of Pediatrics position on vaccination. Please read our policy statement.
A MESSAGE TO PARENTS from Oregon Pediatric Society Regarding the Recent Measles Outbreak. 2/20/19
Letter to Editor of The Register-Guard on Measles Protection. OPS Member Lauren Herbert, MD, Pediatrician and Infectious Disease Specialist, PeaceHealth Medical Group. 2/14/19
Perinatal Depression Screening Webinar
CME Credit Available
Thursday, February 21, 2019, Noon - 1 PM
Please join OPS for our next lunchtime webinar on Peripartum Mood Disorders and Postpartum Depression Screening. The webinar, led by pediatrician R.J. Gillespie, MD, MHPE from The Children’s Clinic, will address:
Importance of screening
Enhancing provider understanding, utilization, and implementation of standardized screening tools
Educating providers in proper documentation, coding, and billing of screening tools
Building provider awareness of local community resources for evaluation and intervention
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Oregon Chapter of the AAP (ORAAP). The American Academy of Pediatrics is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The AAP designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 1.0 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.0 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.
This program is accredited for 1.0 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 0 contain pharmacology (Rx) content, (0 related to psychopharmacology) (0 related to controlled substances), per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines.