Pediatric Care

We plan to provide courses on the following sections covered under the curriculum for Pediatric Care. Links to individual courses available on specific topics provided below.

General pediatrics

  • Pediatric fluids and electrolyte management
  • Vaccine schedules (including for immunocompromised/asplenic patients)
  • Developmental milestones (motor, linguistic, and behavioral neurodevelopment)
  • Adolescent medicine (routine care and screening, common issues, puberty, psychiatry)
  • Down syndrome
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Common orthopedic conditions in pediatrics
    • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
    • Patellofemoral pain syndrome
    • Developmental dysplasia of the hip
    • Osgood-slatter disease
    • Scoliosis
  • Pediatric palliative care


  • Evaluation of newborn (Physical exam, apgar, ballard scores)
  • Routine newborn care
  • Care for preterm neonate
  • Birth-related trauma (nerve damage, cerebral palsy, fractures)
  • Cleft palate
  • Respiratory distress syndrome
  • Neonatal infections (GBS, H. flu, E. Coli)
  • Hyperbilirubinemia
  • GI emergencies in neonates (NEC, bilious emesis)
  • Neonatal dermatology (erythema toxicum neonatorum, miliaria, milia, neonatal acne, birthmarks, candidiasis)
  • Neurologic diseases of the neonate (HIE, intraventricular hemorrhage, periventricular  leukomalacia)
  • Neonatal abstinence syndrome
  • Breast feeding
  • TORCH infections
  • SIDS
  • Neonatal palliative care

Pediatric pulmonology

  • Pediatric asthma
  • Bronchiolitis (and RSV)
  • Bronchitis and upper respiratory infections

Pediatric cardiology

  • Congenital heart disease (cyanotic, non-cyanotic, Eisenmenger’s, Tetralogy of Fallot, VSD, ASH, Transposition)
  • Pediatric murmurs
  • Pediatric EKGs and arrhythmias

Pediatric dermatology

  • Diagnostic approach to pediatric rashes/viral exanthem 
  • Skin infections (scabies, viral warts, molluscum contagiosum, tinea, impetigo)
  • Dermatitis (contact dermatitis, eczema) 

Pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition

  • Pediatric vomiting and abdominal pain (Already covered) See course by ANDREW PHELPS, MD (UCSF) here
  • Pediatric diarrhea (Already covered) See course by SANA SYED MD, MS. (UVA) here
  • Global malnutrition (Already covered) See course by MARGOT TANG, M.D. M.P.H. (Boston University) here
  • Nutritional deficiencies (Iron, Vitamin A)
  • Feeding recommendations for infants and toddlers

Pediatric neurology

  • TBI, post-concussion syndromes
  • Seizures in pediatric patient
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Pediatric stroke (Already covered) See course by KEVIN SHAPIRO, M.D. (UCSD) here

Pediatric rheumatology

  • Pediatric arthritis (Reactive Arthritis, JRA)
  • Childhood vasculitis (HSP, Kawasaki, etc)
  • Connective tissue disorders

Pediatric endocrinology

  • Diabetes management in pediatric patient
  • Thyroid diseases

Pediatric nephrology/Urology

  • Pediatric UTI: Evaluation and management
  • Pediatric AKI
  • Evaluation of pediatric hematuria 
  • Glomerular diseases in children 

Pediatric emergency medicine

  • Pediatric upper airway obstruction (Epiglottitis, croup, foreign body aspiration)
  • Pediatric toxicology/poisoning
  • Pediatric head injury, PECARN
  • DKA management in pediatric patient
  • Respiratory distress, respiratory failure: diagnostic approach and management
  • Acute abdomen in the pediatric patient
  • BRUE and apneic events
  • Accidental trauma in pediatric patient
  • Long bone fractures in pediatrics
  • Pediatric non-accidental trauma (Already covered) See course by ANDREW PHELPS, MD (UCSF) here
  • Pearls and pitfalls of acute pediatric neck infection(Already covered) See course by CAROLINE D. ROBSON, MBCHB here

Pediatric heme/onc

  • Evaluation of pediatric anemia
  • Thalassemia
  • Sickle cell trait/disease
  • G6PD deficiency
  • Acute leukemia in childhood (Already covered) See course by MIGNON LOH, MD (UCSF) here

Pediatric infectious disease

  • Group A step infections, rheumatic Fever
  • Otitis media
  • Sinusitis (Bacterial, viral, allergic)
  • Managing sepsis in the pediatric patient
  • Acute bacterial diarrhea/infectious diarrhea (Already covered) See course by ROBERT OWEN, MD (UCSF) here
  • Polio: Finishing and sustaining eradication (Already covered) See course by WALTER A ORENSTEIN, MD. (Emory) here
  • Measles (Already covered) See course by WALTER A ORENSTEIN, MD. (Emory) here
  • Pertussis
  • HIV in the pediatric patient
  • Malaria in the pediatric patient
  • Tuberculosis in the pediatric patient
  • Mononucleosis, EBV, CMV 
  • Varicella in pediatric patient (Chickenpox)
  • Intestinal helminth infections in pediatrics (Trichuriasis, Ascariasis, Ancylostomiasis)
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Arboviruses (Yellow fever, hemorrhagic diseases, encephalitis) 
  • Meningitis in pediatric patient
  • Special considerations immunocompromised pediatric patients (Cancer, asplenia, HIV, neutropenic)
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