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Partners For Kids offers a variety of resources to help practices stay atop of best practices through prescribing guidelines, publications and insurance information.
Asthma Toolkit for Primary Care-West Region
This Partners For Kids’ toolkit is designed to help health care professionals address the needs of their patients with Asthma.
Acute Otitis Externa and Otitis Media with Tympanostomy Tube Otorrhea Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Updated: 4/2024
Influenza Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Updated 4/2024
Oral Health Toolkit for Primary Care – West Region
This Partners For Kids toolkit is designed to help primary care practices and providers address the oral health needs of their patients.
Guidance for Prescribing a Spacer-Compatible Inhaled Steroid – West Region
This is a decision pathway that guides practices through barriers associated with patients obtaining a spacer-compatible inhaled steroid for treating asthma. It also includes standard prior authorization language to communicate with insurance companies.
Prescribing Guidelines for Anxiety Disorders and Depression – West Region
These guidelines are designed to assist providers with screening and treating anxiety and depression.
Prescribing Guidelines for Nicotine Dependence – West Region
Topics include screening and diagnostic tools, first-line behavioral modifications and external support, recommended medication and nicotine replacement therapies, and treatment time frame recommendations. Updated 2/2024.
Asthma Inhaled Corticosteroid Table
Each inhaled corticosteroid has comparative daily dosages listed along with typical dose frequencies, strengths available, device delivery methods, and Ohio Medicaid coverage notes. Updated: 3/2024
Asthma Inhaler Patient Assistance Programs
Available copay and manufacturer patient assistance programs for each inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) and ICS/LABA combination inhaler are summarized in a quick reference table. Updated: 3/2024
Oral Health in Well-Care Visits
Webinar Date: October 12, 2023 Presenter: Beau D. Meyer, DDS, MPH
Unified Preferred Drug List (UPDL) for Ohio Medicaid Plans – West Region
Updated: 3/2024
Pharmacy Coverage Updates – West Region
Updated: 3/2024
The Efficacy, Safety, and Logistics of Nirsevimab for RSV Prevention 2.0
Webinar Date: September 25, 2023 Presenter: Pablo J. Sanchez, MD
Abnormal Menstrual Cycles
Webinar Date: August 30, 2023 Presenter: Cynthia Holland-Hall, MD, MPH
Antipsychotic Metabolic Monitoring Tool – West Region
Use this tool to guide metabolic monitoring for patients receiving atypical antipsychotics. Updated: 7/2023
Acne Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topics include: Treatment Goals; Treatment Considerations; Treatment Protocol Updated: 07/2023
Prescription Contraceptives Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topics include: This clinical pathway guides provider decision-making when assessing contraceptive readiness, selecting a contraceptive method and managing contraceptive use (e.g. approaches to managing undesired side effects). Updated: 06/2023
Constipation Guidelines for Primary Care Providers
A West Region resource guideline on how to manage functional constipation in a primary care setting along with important information regarding medication coverage.
Partners For Kids Medicaid Updates Webinar
Webinar Date: March 9, 2023
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topics include: Treating ADHD, Long-acting Stimulant Conversion Guide, Patient-related Considerations for ADHD Medication, Stimulant and Non-Stimulant Medications for Treatment of ADHD Updated: 02/2023
Pediatric Insomnia Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topics include: Screening tools for insomnia, recommendations for behavioral modifications related to sleep, and safe use of medications for pediatric patients with insomnia. Updated: 02/2023
Asthma Prescribing Guidelines – West Region
Topics include: A clinical pathway detailing diagnosis, treatment and follow-up recommendations for asthma patients Updated: 01/2023
Behavioral Health Webinar Series
The Behavioral Health Webinar Series equips pediatricians with the knowledge and resources to support your patients.
Implementation of a Depression Management Quality Improvement Program in the Community Practice Setting
Webinar Date: January 20, 2021
Infant Wellness: Reducing Infant Mortality and Prematurity
Webinar Date: May 19, 2021
Protect Your Patients: Updates in HIV Epidemiology, Treatment, and Prevention
Webinar Date: August 10, 2021
Back to School: The New Norm for Abnormal Times
Webinar Date: September 22, 2021 Presenter: Dr. Sara Bode
Smoking Cessation in the Pediatric Setting
Webinar Date: October 26, 2021 Presenter: Amy Gorenflo - Cessation Services Program Administrator, Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program, Ohio Department of Health
The Safety, Efficacy, and Logistics of COVID-19 Vaccination in Pediatrics
Webinar Date: November 15, 2021 Presenters: Pablo Sanchez, MD and Kyle Hickman, PharmD
Reproductive Healthcare: Considerations for LGBTQ Youth
Webinar Date: February 3, 2022 Presenter: Dr. Gayathri Chelvakumar
Nicotine Cessation Treatment for Adults & Centauri SSI Project
Webinar Date: May 5, 2022 Presenters: Kelsey K. Schmuhl, PharmD, BCACP, TTS & Mary DiOrio, MD, MPH
Constipation Management in Primary Care
Webinar Date: September 9, 2022 Presenters: Karla Vaz, MD, MEd, Ramakrishna Mutyala, MD, Michael Bates, MD, and Kelin Wheaton, PharmD, PhD
Pediacast CME
A podcast for providers