The Childhood Obesity in Primary Care modules were developed by the AAP Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight with input and guidance from the Section on Obesity. These modules and slides can be used for continuing medical education (CME), resident education and professional presentations.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

CME credits for these modules are claimed online through the AAP Transcript System via PediaLink. If you do not have an account or AAP ID number, you will need to create one, in order to complete the post-event evaluation for each module, claim CME credits and print CME certificates. If you need to create an AAP ID, please see section 1.B in the CME instruction sheet.

For each of the following modules, you must also complete the corresponding quiz and earn a score of 70% or higher. CME and MOC credits are processed on a monthly basis and may take up to 6 weeks to appear on your transcript . To claim your credit, please refer to the CME instruction sheet. If you have any questions or have an urgent request, please contact us.

Educational Modules Available

  • The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • The AAP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • This activity is acceptable for a maximum of 1.0 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.0 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.
  • This program is accredited for 1.0 NAPNAP CE contact hours of which 0 contain pharmacology (Rx), (0 related to psychopharmacology) (0 related to controlled substances), content per the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) Continuing Education Guidelines.
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