Pediatric Physical Assessment

Course Information

Course Code


Instruction Method

In Class


Please see below


1 day – 9am to 5pm


Tanya Levit

Learner Outcomes

A well-performed history and the physical examination in children remain the most important tools to reach correct diagnosis and management. In this workshop, you will learn the key steps in performing pediatric physical assessment. Your facilitator, an experienced pediatric practitioner will integrate theory with practice through lectures and case studies to enhance your knowledge and skills.

Upon completion of the workshop learners will be able to:

  • Describe elements of a comprehensive history for children of different ages (infants, toddler, preschool, and adolescents).
  • Identify communication strategies to improve the quality of data collected.
  • Utilize a Pediatric Systematic approach for pediatric physical assessment
  • Conduct system specific assessments and identify examples of abnormal findings in each.
  • Describe differences in the sequence of physical assessment and techniques according to the age and developmental stage of the child.
  • Interpret pediatric vitals signs in relation to clinical conditions
  • Recognize red flags in pediatric conditions

Evaluation Method

  • Written test at the end of the session.

Intended For

Health care professionals working with children.

This course is also available by contract for on-site delivery. Please email for information.

Text Book

Not required


The Michener Institute of Education at UHN or on site location as per contract Certificate Program

Certificate Program

Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a Michener Certificate of Completion.

PC723 – Pediatric Physical Assessment


CodeCourse TitleFormatTuitionDate(s)Register ByAvailability
PC723-F01In Class$259.00Nov-07-2020 to Nov-07-2020Open
PC723-W01In Class$259.00Apr-03-2021 to Apr-03-2021Open