Telemedicine in Pediatric Training

Activity Details

Open Course 2022-2024
Any time

Registration is currently closed

Contact Information

1600 S.W. Archer Road
Gainesville, Florida 32610

Presented by

Melissa Fitzgerald, MD

Assistant Professor

Department of Pediatric Medicine

University of Florida

Nicole Paradise Black, MD, MEd

Professor, Director of Pediatric Residency

Department of Pediatric Medicine

University of Florida

Target Audience

The course is designed for physicians, residents, and other health professionals who interact with pediatric patients.



Program Description

This Telemedicine in Pediatric Training program is a 15 credit hours online course. The target audience for this course are healthcare professionals, especially pediatric residents and physicians. This online course is in modular segments and is provided through UF’s eLearning platform, canvas, and does not have commercial support. The presenters are faculty in UF’s college of medicine and other US educational institutions.

Requirements for Successful Completion

  • This CME activity consists of an educational component (lecture videos in an electronic format, which is followed by an online discussion post, storyline activity, and/or a quiz).
  • Certificates are awarded upon successful completion (70% proficiency) of the course.
  • In order to receive credit, participants must complete the activities in their entirety.
  • The University of Florida College of Medicine will report CME credit to CE Broker when applicable.
  • Participants must complete an online evaluation of the course to obtain a CE/CME certificate.

Learning Objectives

As a result of participation in this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review medical decision-making skills in order to safely and effectively provide telemedicine services to children and adolescents
  • Review technical, regulatory, and privacy information concerning the use of telemedicine for children and adolescents
  • Reference medical, family, and patient circumstances that may impact a telemedicine visit
  • Analyze ways to facilitate a family- and patient-centered telemedicine experience
  • Analyze specific factors that influence access to care via telemedicine
  • Describe the value of telemedicine team-based care
  • Identify and respond appropriately to safety-related concerns that arise during a telemedicine visit


  • Participants must have basic knowledge of pediatric medicine.
  • The course is free but you must pre-register to attend.

Faculty Disclosure

Drs. Melissa Fitzgerald and Nicole Paradise Black have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships. No one else in a position to control the content of this activity has any financial relationships to disclose. Conflict of interest information for the CME Advisory Committee members can be found on the following website: All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.

Continuing Medical Education Credit

Accreditation: The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date: April 7, 2022

Expiration Date: April 6, 2024


For more information, contact Pediatric Medicine at or 352-273-6809.

Registration is currently closed