Continuing Education

Practice ManagementThe AAP has numerous educational resources for pediatricians and other health care professionals about immunizations. Additional information about CME courses and opportunities to learn from colleagues can be found below.







Podcasts are available from various AAP partners as listed below:



E-Learning Courses

Look for the following CME opportunities from AAP:

(Please note that nominal fees may apply to AAP CME courses)


  • Vaccine Storage and Handling
  • Adolescent Immunizations:
    • Strongly Recommending the HPV Vaccine
    • Office Strategies
  • Prevention and Control of Influenza: 2012-2013
  • Pedialink Hot Topics: Rotavirus Vaccine
  • EQIPP: Immunizations - Improve Your Practice Rates

  • Red Book Webinar: Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccines Policy Update



Other AAP Resources

Red Book: 2012 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases
Continuing a long tradition of excellence, the 2012 Red Book® provides today's most reliable and clinically useful information on the manifestations, etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of some 200 childhood infectious diseases.


ImmuneWise: SOMSRFT 2009-2010 Advocacy Campaign
The AAP Section on Medical Students, Residents, and Fellowship Trainees (SOMSRFT) selects a topic to focus their advocacy efforts on each year. This year they choose to focus on immunizations and providing residents with the necessary information to both educate themselves and parents on the topic. A set of resources have been developed for residents to use in their residency programs.


Learn From Your Colleagues

AAP Section on Infectious Diseases
The Section on Infectious Diseases (SOID) is dedicated to developing ideas and educational forums to improve the care of newborns, infants, children, adolescents, and young adults impacted by infectious diseases. The Section is comprised of both general pediatricians and pediatricians board certified/eligible in infectious diseases. The Section offers many learning opportunities related to infectious diseases. Additional information can be found on the SOID Web site.

AAP Section on Administration and Practice Management
The AAP Section on Administration and Practice Management (SOAPM) provides a venue for pediatricians and their practice managers to improve pediatric practice management skills. SOAPM leaders provide practice management expertise throughout the country at chapter meetings and independent workshops. SOAPM's active LISTSERV allows for interactive dialogue among members to identify best practices related to practice management. This frequently includes discussion about immunization administration and management.


Last Updated: 5/4/15


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