Child and Adolescent Health Self-Study Package - 12th Edition

Grow Your Pediatric Medicine Skills

Advance your level of care for your youngest patients. The AAFP’s Child and Adolescent Health Self-Study Package is an evidence-based, learning solution built to help you explore a wide array of pediatric issues ranging from autism spectrum disorders to skin rashes and beyond.

This dynamic, 23-session video self-study tool was recorded from the AAFP's Child and Adolescent Health live course. Use it to keep yourself on the leading edge regarding the emerging health topics concerning your pediatric patients and their families—on a schedule that works best for you—in a variety of formats. View full topic list »

Earn CME

This self-study package is approved for up to 23.25 AAFP Prescribed credits. CME credit approved through November 4, 2022.
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You Get:

  • 23 video presentations, 30-60 minutes each
  • CME reporting and evaluation option after each presentation
  • Interactive interface with QuestionPause™ to briefly halt the presentation
  • Full-color, 245-page syllabus
  • Online post-test*
  • USB flash drive with video and audio files plus syllabus (online premium package only)
  • Audio CDs of presentations (online premium package only)
  • Customized learning option with multiple ways to work through the material:


  • Continuous Play - audio and video with speaker slides
  • QuestionPause Play - simulate the live course environment, answering questions as you go

Audio  (online premium package only)

  • Standard CD Play - listen from your home, office, or car 
  • MP3 Audio - rip to your MP3 player and learn on the go


*Post-test MUST be completed to claim CME credit.

Estimated time to complete package: 23 hours

Choose the package that's right for you:

Online Package

This package includes: 

  • online access to content
  • downloadable PDF syllabus

PC, Mac, smartphone, and tablet compatible. 

AAFP Member:$595
New Physician:$545
Student or Resident:$395
Allied Health:$595

Note: Access to online content ends November 4, 2022.

Online Premium Package

This package includes:

  • online access to content
  • downloadable PDF syllabus


  • full-color printed syllabus
  • USB flash drive with content files
  • audio CDs of presentations

PC, Mac, smartphone, and tablet compatible.

AAFP Member:$695
New Physician:$645
Allied Health:$695

Note: Access to online content ends November 4, 2022.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this CME activity, you should be able to:

  • Improve adherence to evidence-based clinical guidelines in practice.
  • Synthesize appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan for common pediatric conditions in both the outpatient and inpatient setting.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with the patient and the patient’s caregiver to ensure that diagnosis and treatment recommendations are understood.
  • Recognize when to refer to or consult with other specialists to provide optimal patient care.


  • ADHD Update: Medication, Shared Decision-Making, and CAM
  • Adolescent Preventive Care
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders: Screening and Management
  • Bullying, Violence and Suicide
  • Child Maltreatment and Abuse
  • Childhood Obesity
  • Contraception Management
  • Cyber Safety
  • Depression in Adolescents
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • Food Allergies and Sensitivities
  • Guidelines on Management of Concussion (mTBI) in Children
  • LGBTQ Youth: Addressing Health Inequity
  • New Drugs of Abuse
  • Pediatric Asthma
  • Pediatric Emergencies
  • Pediatric Heart Murmurs
  • Pediatric Hypertension
  • Pediatric Immunizations
  • Skin Rashes in Children
  • Sports Preparticipation Screening Pearls
  • Top 10 New Things I’ve Learned
  • Type 2 Diabetes in Children

Packages' Components

System Requirements

CME Credit Statement

This Enduring Material activity, Child and Adolecent Health - 12th Edition, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 23.25 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins November 5, 2019. Term of approval is for three years from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this Enduring Material activity for a maximum of 23.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
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