Medical Specialties

Online Learning Modules

ACT Early (Autism Case Training):

The CDC created ACT Early, a web-based continuing education course designed to help health care professionals gain knowledge and skills to improve early identification, diagnosis and care of children with Autism. Complete all three modules (identifying, diagnosis and managing) and complete the course evaluation to receive your certificate of completion. Provide a copy of the certificate to the rotation coordinator.

Bright Futures:

Visit the Bright Futures website and access the learning modules by selecting Pediatrics-in-Practice and accessing the Learning Center. Here you will find modules on topics of: health, partnership, communication, time management, health promotion, advocacy, education, and cultural compentency. Choose 2 topics to complete.

Developmental Screening Toolkit:

The Developmental Screening Toolkit is an interactive tool that explains different developmental screening tools and how they can be used in the primary care setting. Start exploring the tutorial at the "Introduction" tab, it will guide you through facts, information and self-assessments.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Toolkit:

The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Toolkit was developed to raise awareness, promote surveillance and screening, and ensure that all affected children receive appropriate and timely interventions. You can navigate the toolkit using the headings on the left hand side of the page. 

LD Navigator:

The LD Navigator is a clinical tool and resource kit that provides practical information about learning disabilities (LD) specifically for pediatric healthcare professionals. Explore the LD Navigator site and document your experience with the resource in New Innovations.


The Pedicase website is designed to provide quality case-based teaching materials to pediatric training programs. Access a Pedicases through the Case Topics list. Choose 2 of the following to complete: Behavioral Pediatrics: Atypical Behaviors; Child Development: Down Syndrome, Language Delay or Global Delay; Growth in Children: Understanding Growth; School: School Readiness or Learning Disorders.

PEDS Test and PEDS:DM:

Access PEDS and PEDS:DM case studies by highlighting See The Test and selecting Case Studies. Here you can download case study handouts and learn how PEDS and PEDS:DM can be helpful when used as recommended.

Zero to Three:

Zero to Three has a Find It Fast drop down menu that can be used to find information, resources, and learning modules on a variety of topics pertaining to children from infancy to toddler. Choose 3 topics each day you are assigned to Zero to Three modules.

Reading Assignments

Books and DVD toolkits will be allocated to residents at Tuesday Noon Lecture, unless noted below. Residents should use unscheduled time to review these readings and log them into their New Innovations Journal. 

  • 1,2,3 Magic
  • AAP ADHD Toolkit
  • Learning Disabilities
  • DSM-PC
  • Identifying and Addressing Developmental-Behavioral Problems: A practical guide for medical and non-medical professionals, trainees, researchers and advocates (can be check out in the medical library at Phoenix Children's)

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