Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Programs

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MOC Accreditation Programs

There are MOC accreditation programs for all specialties regarding adult medicine, but pediatric programs are fewer in number and sometimes lack meaningful content. In the last three years, WIAAP has shifted focus to include more MOC programming, which requires a significant amount of research, planning, development, and resources prior to implementation. Despite these obstacles, WIAAP has successfully implemented two Maintenance of Certification programs and is on the planning committee for a third.

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MOC Part II

In 2017, WIAAP offered its first MOC Part II program at the Mental Health in the Pediatric Medical Home: Screening, Observation, Support” conference. The event was designed to bring pediatric professionals together with specialists in several mental health fields to help improve early diagnosis. Topics included infant mental health, trauma-informed care, the autism spectrum; MOC II was awarded for a session surrounding anxiety, depression, ADHD, and early diagnosis and treatment of mental health. The conference was designed to increase provider capacity to support the mental and behavioral health needs of children, adolescents, and their families.

This year, the conference is scheduled for October 5th and is sponsored by the Medical College of Wisconsin. We have served on the planning team and look forward to participants earning 5 MOC II credits.

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MOC Part IV

WIAAP is currently offering a collaborative virtual learning plan for HPV vaccination awareness and increased immunization rates. Participating members will earn 20 MOC Part IV credits and 5 CME credits for their involvement in the six-month initiative. Participants will navigate challenges together through virtual learning discussions to analyze interventions, results, and opportunities for improvement in increasing HPV vaccination rates in their practices.

Registration has now closed for this program, however, members who missed this cohort will be able to access the materials and project instructions for self-directed MOC IV after the project is completed in September 2018. Those participating in the self-directed iteration of this program are still eligible to receive 20 MOC IV and 5 CME credits.

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HPV QI Program Break Down

Free for providers in Wisconsin and Illinois
This online quality improvement course is free for providers in Wisconsin and Illinois. Enrollment is encouraged for both practices and individuals. Membership in your state chapter provides additional ongoing education on immunizations and so much more. Not a member? Become a member today!

Earn 20 MOC Part IV Credits & 5 CME Credits
Both the quality improvement and continuing education credits will be received before the end of 2018

Expert Physician Guided Education
Participants navigate challenges together through virtual learning discussions to analyze interventions, results, and opportunities for improvement.

Six months of guided QI programming with highly experienced physicians assisting with the curriculum and answering questions


Enrollment period ends on May 30th, 2018. The first participant webinar will provide information on project methods and timeline.


Webinar to introduce project methodology and month-by-month requirements. Report retrospective baseline data.


Participants will conduct their first Plan, Study, Do, and Act (PSDA) cycle, collect and enter data in the online collection system. Learning collaborative webinar.

 
Participants will conduct their second PDSA cycle, collect and enter data in the online collection system.


End of project quality improvement data reported to individuals, groups, and practices.


Final project data evaluation.

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The Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics is accredited by the Illinois State Medical Society (ISMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics designates this activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The quality improvement project is approved for MOC Part IV credit by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Supporting MOC Programs

WIAAP proudly serves on the planning committee for the upcoming Pediatric Mental Health in Primary Care conference offering CME in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification program. The purpose of this conference is to provide education and support to primary care providers in addressing the mental health care needs of children and adolescents.

This activity is designed for physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Psychologists, and Allied Health Care Professionals. Our learning objective is to increase clinicians’ capacity to recognize and treat mental and behavioral health needs of children and adolescents in their care.

For more information on the event, please visit the Medical College of Wisconsin event listing.

Past WIAAP support for MOC accreditation programs also includes the 2018 initiative: HPV Vaccination Rate Improvements (Education tools to reach parents and caregivers) and the 2016 Open Forum: the Future of Quality Improvement in Pediatrics.

Available Credit
6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

6.00 APA
APA Credit

6.00 Hours of Participation
Hours of Participation credit

Pediatric Mental Health in Primary Care
Conference Accreditation

Accreditation Period
Course Opens: 03/06/2018 | Course expires: 12/31/2018

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 6.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Psychology CE Credit Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Medical College of Wisconsin maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

MOC Part II 
Participation shared with ABP through PARS:

Individual participants’ information will be shared with ABP through the ACCME Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS).

ABP MOC Statement:
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 5 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.  It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

This activity contains content or processes that may be potentially stressful.

A Call for Support

WIAAP is able to support, develop, and implement MOC programs based on membership and additional funding. A large, diverse membership base allows us to create additional programs that are both meaningful and beneficial to participants and to the pediatric profession. If you are interested in joining WIAAP to help our MOC initiatives or to participate in our programs, visit our Become a Member page.

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