Pediatrics Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, Emergency Physicians, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 86 (PED86) Topics Include:  Primary and Secondary Headaches, SBIRT, Developmental Delay, Screening Newborns for Viruses, Treating Children with Animal or Human Bites, and more.

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Course Topics

Atopic Dermatitis /Hair Loss

Provide immediate relief to children with atopic dermatitis in the office; Apply a wet wrap dressing; Advise families on clothing options for pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis; Define the features associated with common types of hair loss in pediatric patients; Recognize the causes of pediatric hair loss that can result in permanent scarring.

Vaccine Hesitancy/Contraception

Elaborate on reasons why parents are hesitant about vaccination for their children; Optimize the use of motivational interviewing techniques to guide conversations with parents who are hesitant about vaccination for their children; Compare the efficacy of options for contraception; Weigh the advantages and disadvantages of long-acting contraceptives for adolescent girls; Provide adolescent girls with effective options for emergency contraception.

Head Trauma and Concussion

Describe the types of injury that may result from head trauma in pediatric patients; Assess pediatric patients with head trauma for concussion; Advise parents on the home treatment of children with concussion; List the risk factors for postconcussion syndrome; Guide youth athletes through the return-to-play process.


Anxiety and Depression/Body Modification

Recognize the presenting symptoms of anxiety and depression in pediatric patients; Use screening tools to identify anxiety and depression in pediatric patients; Outline an initial treatment plan for pediatric patients with anxiety and depression; Explain the responsibilities of patients and parents when an adolescent is considering a body modification procedure; Recognize and treat complications of body modification.

Dermatologic Emergencies in Children, Part 1

Provide a differential diagnosis for a blistering or ulcerating skin rash in a pediatric patient; Recognize complications of different blistering skin eruptions; Differentiate among the presentations of skin conditions in patients of different ages; Identify skin eruptions that are associated with underlying conditions; Treat potentially emergent skin eruptions in children.

Acute Kidney Injury in Children

Use the most current nomenclature to discuss the etiology of AKI in children; Describe the mechanisms of damage and compensatory protection that occur in AKI; Prevent AKI in children at risk using strategies recommended by current guidelines; Calculate the estimated glomerular filtration rate in children; Treat patients with AKI and secondary metabolic abnormalities.

Dermatologic Emergencies in Children, Part 2

List the infectious and noninfectious causes of the palpable purpura associated with leukocytoclastic vasculitis; Select the proper antibiotic therapy for infectious causes of vasculitis; Differentiate between skin lesions caused by infectious agents, noninfectious phenomena, and child maltreatment; Explain the complications associated with infantile hemangioma; Recognize the different presentations of infantile hemangioma and congenital hemangioma.

Update on Epilepsy/PFAPA Syndrome

Distinguish among the different types of epilepsy in children and adolescents; Identify the various etiologies of epilepsy and their prognostic implications; Prescribe appropriate medications for children and adolescents with epilepsy; Evaluate common psychiatric and cognitive comorbidities of epilepsy; Assess the diagnostic characteristics of and treatment options for periodic fever with aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis, and cervical adenitis (PFAPA) syndrome.

Hepatitis C/Frequent or Recurrent Infections

Screen for hepatitis C infection based on latest recommendations; Reduce the risk for mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis C infection; Implement strategies for treatment of hepatitis C in pregnant women and children; Identify pediatric patients who should be assessed for primary immunodeficiency disorders; Distinguish among the main types of primary immunodeficiency disorders.


Microscopic Hematuria /Hypertension

Use the appropriate diagnostic tests to detect the presence of hematuria; Distinguish among various types of microscopic hematuria; Determine whether a patient requires consultation with a pediatric nephrologist; Diagnose pediatric patients with hypertension according to the updated American Academy of Pediatrics guideline; Manage hypertension in pediatric patients


Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Family PracticeInternal Medicine, Allergy, Sports MedicineObesity and Nutrition.

If you have taken the current Pediatrics CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Pediatrics plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.


  • This is a really great opportunity to learn at a place of choice. Topics were relevant to my practice. Methods were easy to use!

    Stephanie G., PNP, New York


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