Online Learning


The University of Wisconsin Department of Pediatrics offers several online learning opportunities for physicians and other pediatric health care providers. They focus on timely topics related to pediatric care, and provide valuable education in a convenient, self-directed format that’s available anytime.

Pediatric Pathways

This quarterly periodical offers evidence-based articles written by physicians and other health professionals from the American Family Children's Hospital. CME credit is available electronically.

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Pediatric Rheumatology Online Education Program

This program utilizes lectures, cases and review questions, to provide a useful framework for identifying the symptoms, diagnoses, classification, and management of pediatric rheumatic diseases in primary care.

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Wisconsin Shine Sonographer Education

This self-directed online learning module is designed to assist cardiac sonographers in performing the initial neonatal echocardiogram as part of a comprehensive evaluation for hypoxia. This activity is available for 2 SDMS CME credit hours for sonographers. It is not eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

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Pediatric Sedation Program

This self-directed online training module has two sections:

  1. Moderate sedation credentialing, which gives physicians an understanding of essential monitoring and management requirements for sedating the pediatric patient. Successful completion of the pediatric sedation test at the end of this section partially satisfies faculty credentialing requirements for obtaining pediatric sedation privileges.
  2. Pediatric sedation education, which provides physicians with general continuing education on approaches, principles, and topics related to pediatric sedation.

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Primary Care Dermatology Module: Nomenclature of Skin Lesions

This self-directed online training module helps the learner describe and identify the major types of skin lesions, a necessary step toward identifying diseases of the skin or diseases that may have cutaneous manifestations.

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