Pediatric Foundations

Pediatric Foundations

Online Modules

Target Audience:

Healthcare providers who care for pediatric patients, particularly for those that infrequently see pediatric patients

Course Format: Online - available anytime, anywhere, on any device


Link to Online Course

This online module is for all health care providers that care for children, especially those who do so infrequently, and want to refresh or build their pediatric skills and knowledge.

Designed in partnership by UBC CPD and Child Health BC.

This course is divided into three lessons:

  • The Fundamentals of Pediatrics
  • The Pediatric Assessment
  • The Principles of Pediatric Medication Administration

How to access the eLearning course

STEP 1: Login to

Click “Login in” top right or go directly to

If you already have a login for the UBC CPD eLearning site you can use the login that you had previously, otherwise:

Create an account by clicking  “Create new account” and follow the steps (you will receive a confirmation email)

Now that you are logged in:

STEP 2: Access the course

From the home page, click on the course titled “Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis Online Education” or go to this url:

 Click “Enrol me”

Skills Gained

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the principles that make up Patient Centered & Family Focused Care
  2. Recognize the concepts that guide Culturally Sensitive & Trauma Informed Practice
  3. Identify the five childhood stages in terms of growth and development
  4. Utilize age appropriate assessment and communication techniques
  5. Identify the anatomical and physiological differences between children and adults
  6. Define the components of a complete pediatric physical assessment
  7. Recognize the normal fluid requirements of pediatric patients
  8. Identify the components of a safe medication order
  9. Calculate safe medication dosing



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