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ADHD Toolkit   

Caring for Children with ADHD: A Resource Toolkit for Clinicians

The ADHD toolkit was created by applying sound principles of chronic care management to ADHD cases—namely, involving families in a total care program, tracking the results of our studies, using evidence to establish guidelines and coordinating care among various caregivers.
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QI 101   

Quality Improvement 101: The Fundamentals of Real Change

Quality improvement (QI) is at the heart of how NICHQ drives real change within children's and population health. In each initiative, this methodology helps participants reach specific goals, while also developing cultures of continuous improvement and innovation.
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NICHQ's Vanderbilt Assessments Guides  

NICHQ Vanderbilt Assessment Scales

The NICHQ Vanderbilt Assessment Scales were developed through the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Learning Collaborative project. This resource is used by healthcare professionals to help diagnose ADHD in children between the ages of 6 and 12; they are just one of the resources available in both the 1st Edition (2002) and 2nd Edition (2011) of the Caring for Children with ADHD toolkit.

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Young Boy Eating Healthy  

Obesity Factsheets

These Obesity Factsheets were created to provide national, state, and county-based data regarding childhood overweight and obesity prevalence and the environmental and behavioral factors that influence health. They are designed to make relevant population data more readily available to local advocates and decision makers.

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CHIPRA Medical Home Tool Careplan  

NICHQ's Care Plan Template

Creating your practice's care plan template should be an iterative process. When deciding where to start, think about your patient population. What type of care plan function (e.g., action, emergency, summary) has been most requested by patients and families? Alternatively, you may want to focus first on including elements that can be populated from your electronic medical record. The key is to get started and then keep adding elements to the care plan and assessing to make sure you balance the patient and practice’s needs. This resource lets pediatric practices pick and choose items to include in a care plan.

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ADHD

Autism

 

Breastfeeding

Epilepsy

 

Infant Health

Medical Home

Newborn Hearing Screening

 

Obesity

Patient and Family Engagement

Quality Improvement Tips


 

Sickle Cell Disease

Special Healthcare Needs

Systems Enhancement