Putting Bright Futures to Work: Implementing Preventive Care Guidelines in Adolescence and Young Adulthood

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Date Developed: n.a.. Source: School Based Health Alliance. Presenter(s): Kathy Janies, Barbara Frankowski, Marian Earls, Paula Duncan. Type: Webinar Archive. Level: Advanced. Length: 50 minutes.


The American Academy of Pediatrics presents on the successful, real-world implementation of Bright Futures preventive care recommendations into a school-based health center in North Carolina. This presentation includes an overview of the Bright Futures guidelines and tools, as well as discussion of the newest health supervision recommendations.

Learning Objectives

• Describe the Bright Futures initiative and related resources.

• Identify practical Bright Futures and Quality Improvement strategies to enhance the quality of preventive health care services.

• Utilize Bright Futures tools and resources for application to the school-based health care setting.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.