American Academy of Pediatrics 10 Year Tribute - Stronger Together
The 2017 AAP National Conference & Exhibition is the most comprehensive pediatric meeting in the world and represents the full spectrum of pediatric medical professionals and decision-makers including pediatricians, young physicians, pediatric residents and other allied health professionals.
The Conference is dedicated to keeping attendees abreast of the latest best practices in pediatrics and provides the biggest selection of pediatric educational opportunities. Join us for the AAP Experience – National Conference and Exhibition and take advantage of the latest pediatric resources and innovations and technologies available to pediatric healthcare professionals in this interactive exhibit.
AAP Resource Center Booth #951
Saturday, September 16
12:15pm - 4:00pm
Sunday, September 17
10:00am - 4:00pm
Monday, September 18
10:00am - 2:00pm
The American Academy of Pediatrics and Laerdal have collaborated to support neonatal resuscitation education through the combination of education and technology. This ensures standard knowledge, leadership skills, teamwork, and communication abilities are met, leading to competency and the best patient care. Visit us at the NRP® Seminar and learn more about new and innovative products that support the NRP® curriculum.
Learn more about the proud history of the Neonatal Resuscitation Program. From development to impact—an educational program that has taught millions of healthcare providers how to address the unique needs of the newly born.
Laerdal and the American Academy of Pediatrics have been collaborating together to help save the lives of babies globally for 10 years.
For learning to be most effective and efficient, clear learning objectives must be outlined. Within each of the five steps in the Circle of Learning, the objectives must be:
The Circle of Learning
The introduction of key concepts and resuscitation algorithms
Repetitive practice with task trainer for the development of psychomotor skills
Interactive content and feedback reinforces competent decision-making and critical-thinking skills
Allows learners to rehearse real-world scenarios
Integrated learning and practice supports the development of competent healthcare providers
For each birthing simulator purchased through Laerdal Medical for use in high-income countries, a second one is being donated to support the Helping Mothers Survive initiative in low-income countries. The gifted simulators are used for implementation of the Helping Mothers Survive Program in 40 countries.
Learn more about how the donated units are used at:
Laerdal Global Health (LGH) was founded in 2010 as a not-for-profit company dedicated to helping saves the lives of mothers and newborns in low-resource countries.
Through partnerships with leading global health organisations and professional organizations, Laerdal Global Health develops high impact, low-cost training and therapy solutions.
SimNewB is a newborn tetherless simulator co-created with the American Academy of Pediatrics, designed to help improve neonatal resuscitation and to meet the specific learning objectives of neonatal resuscitation protocols. Focusing on the first 10 minutes of life, SimNewB provides realistic training for critical interventions such as lung recruitment maneuvers and advanced airway management.