Paediatric Behaviour and Development


CPD Points: 20

This course pack focuses on a range of behavioural disorders in children along with key physiological topics across obesity and anaemia, pneumonia, cardiac murmers, and ophthalmology.


Course Description

This course contains the following topics:

Learning Disorders – Jeffrey P. Brosco, MD, PhD
Speech Delay and Autism – Jeffrey P. Brosco, MD, PhD
Therapy and Communication Devices: How to Decide Who Needs What – Michelle Schladant, PhD
Disruptive Behaviour Problems in Children– Jason Jent, PhD
Medication Management of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder– Eugene R. Hershorin, MD
Childhood Obesity (Cause and Prevention)– Jeffrey P. Brosco, MD, PhD
Childhood Obesity (Dx and Management) – Janine Sanchez, MD
A Primary Care Guide to Anaemia – Warren Alperstein, MD
Childhood Pneumonia – Andrew Colin, MD
Cardiac Murmurs – Juanita Hunter, MD
Paediatric Ophthalmology for the General Practitioner – Kara M. Cavuoto, MD

What you will learn

Those who complete the entire program should be able to:

  • Apply better communication and collaboration skills with patients’ families
  • Manage children with speech and communication delays
  • Identify the causes of and solutions for childhood obesity
  • Diagnose and start behavioural and/or medical treatment of ADHD and other behaviour disorders
  • Differentiate and treat children with mild, moderate, or severe pneumonia
  • Describe common functional and pathologic heart murmurs
  • Recognize and refer critical paediatric eye disorders
  • Analyze causes of and initiatetreatment for childhood anaemia