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Here’s Everything You Need to Pass:
|Instant access to pass-guaranteed course for 12 months (See Agenda)|
|1750+ General Pediatrics practice questions|
|54+ hours of high-yield lectures featuring board-focused faculty|
|Illustrated course study guide (PDF)|
|Earn up to 184 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™|
|54.75 AAP®Credits Included|
|NEW! iOS & Android mobile app|
|CME Vault for claiming and storing your CME certificates|
|Online study group with other course participants|
|Triple Trust Guarantee – Pass or get a 110% refund|
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LASER-FOCUSED LECTURES: A comprehensive library of video lectures precisely aligns to the General Pediatrics Certification and General Pediatrics MOC exam blueprints, so you focus on all exam topics and keywords with no wasted effort.
BOARD-EXPERIENCED FACULTY: Board-certified faculty are experienced in teaching General Pediatrics board exam preparation. Thus, every lecture is up to date, medically accurate, and entirely board-relevant.
General Pediatrics STUDY GUIDE: The included PDF provides the complete course syllabus, hundreds of pages long. (Printed version also available at checkout.)
Board-Style Practice Questions
COMPREHENSIVE QUESTION BANK: 1750+ General Pediatrics multiple-choice questions (MCQs) are included. Each question carefully follows the ABP board exam content outline and format.
REALISTIC TEST ENVIRONMENT: Prepare by taking practice tests in a format that’s just like the actual exam.
THE “QBL” METHOD: “Question-Based Learning” ensures that your review is 100% relevant to the ABP® General Pediatrics exam. This proven method works by embedding multiple-choice questions into course lectures.
OPTIMIZED FOR LEARNING: Unlike other Q Banks, The Pass Machine General Pediatrics practice questions include referenced explanations, so you learn the “how” and “why” behind every question.
PEER COLLABORATION: A study community welcomes you. Ask and answer colleague questions, form study groups, and track your progress.
Strength in numbers: Help and be helped, stay motivated, and get connected. All with The Pass Machine!
Anytime, Anywhere Access
ON-THE-GO CONVENIENCE: Fit your General Pediatrics board review around your busy schedule. Get 24/7 online access optimized for smartphone, tablet, and desktop.
MOBILE APP: Includes phone app for downloading lectures for viewing when out of Wi-Fi or cellular reach.
UNLIMITED REPEAT VIEWING: Watch lectures in any order, as many times as you need to, with unlimited access for 12 months.
CME CREDITS: Earn 184 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ – 54.75 credits from reviewing lectures plus 129.25 credits from completing the included Q Bank multiple-choice questions. Your annual employer-provided educational funds may be used to cover the costs of this CME activity.
AAP: This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 54.75 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.
Remember, the American Board of Pediatrics tests you on the entire breadth of your specialty, beyond what’s practical in your day-to-day. Let our knowledgeable faculty guide you through a comprehensive review that covers exactly what the General Pediatrics Exam Blueprint dictates.
Register and Study Within Minutes – No Hassles, Wasted Energy, or Delays!
“Here’s the challenge: this General Pediatrics board review features 54+ hours of laser-focused lectures and 1750+ Q Bank questions, but all that great content means nothing if you don’t get through it in time for the exam. So, The Pass Machine makes your prep easy. For example:
- Listen to audio lectures on the app as you commute to and from work
- Answer a few MCQs on your lunch break
- Watch video lectures as you work-out on the stair climber or exercise bike
- Download lectures to your phone ahead of a flight or when out of wi-fi or cellular range
We’re dedicated to helping you pass your boards and that’s why we offer you a better-than-money-back pass guarantee. We don’t succeed unless you succeed.”
Yours in board exam success,
Jack Krasuski, MD, Executive Director
Read What Your Colleagues Are Saying About This Course
“The Pass Machine was the best decision I've made in a while. I just want to say thank you!! You guys are doing an awesome job. Passing was the best birthday present I ever had.”
Lisa Hage, MD, Sebastian, FL
“Your product was excellent. It provided a brief overview yet covered the necessary need to know topics in each section. It afforded me time to listen to the lectures more than once on subjects that I needed while being able to do lots of questions. It was successful towards helping me pass my boards which I was not sure would have been possible otherwise.”
Oriaku Kas-Osoka, MD, San Jose, CA
“Excellent, well organized comprehensive review. Outstanding faculty. I am so happy I decided to attend. I feel so much better prepared for MOC. Would recommend to all pediatricians.”
Jacelyn Joseph, MD, Newton, MA
“After being out of primary care pediatrics for over 20 years, I needed a good review + way to get updated information. This course gave me both, information that I can take home with me and continue to study.”
Barbie Skelton, MD, Church Hill, TN
“This conference was excellent! The presentation was enthusiastic and concise. The opportunities to review the content live then recorded online and on paper are invaluable. The quality of notes including tables, diagrams, and pictures were fantastic.”
Amy Fair, MD, Otsego, MN“The quality of speakers was impressive. After a full week of immersion with the material, I feel better prepared for the test, but more importantly, I have the motivation, materials, and techniques to study efficiently and make the most of my time”
April Guminsky, MD, Toano, VA
“An excellent review course. Very well organized. Like to attend every year if I could.”
Sunny Thomas, MD, Warren, PA
“Excellent program. I like the audio visual, printed, and webinar options. Good questions as well.”
General Pediatrics MOC Testimonials
“I was very concerned about passing my recertification as I had never taken the recert exam before. After your review course, I was more than prepared. The exam felt almost easy! I was pleased with my results and will continue to recommend this course to all my friends. I am not one who typically responds to reviews or surveys, but this course deserves a good review.”
Shannon Calvert, MD, Bolivar, MO
“I was due for my second MOC renewal and very nervous after being out of training for twenty years. I have been Board certified since I completed residency and had no intention of losing that. More insurance companies are requiring Boards to get credentialed. I used the online course to study and found it to be a wonderful resource. With a full time job and two children, my life is even more busy than during Residency! The material is presented in about one hour long lectures with review questions and written content so you get a thorough, up-to-date review of topics you may not see in your practice, Board style questions to get you back into test-taking mode and great notes to refer back to in the future. I am happy to report that I passed with a great score. What a relief! Thanks for your help.”
Laura Swingle, MD, Berwick, PA
“After attending an AAP prep course in Atlanta in September, I enrolled in the MOC General Pediatrics seminar. The bottom line is that I passed and am recertified!!!!!!! The course was very helpful in my review after 32 years from my first board certification exam in 1982. It was well worth the purchase price and the time devoted to the education endeavor many thanks.”
Richard Kouri, MD, Colorado Springs, CO
“I recently took my pediatrics boards for the 4th time. I was a little nervous since it has been 10 years since my last test. I found The Pass Machine course very helpful and well run. I took the course in Rosemont IL. The speakers were excellent and the course materials were very helpful. I ended up doing very well on my test. I plan to retake the course in a few years just to get a good update. I have recommended the course to others who need a review before taking the test in Pediatrics and also in Internal medicine which I did 3 years ago. Thanks for providing a great service.”
Richard Kouri, MD, Colorado Springs, CO
“Time well spent. Excellent review of Pediatrics. I feel better prepared to pass the recertifying exam than studying completely on my own. Very focused on passing boards.”
Louis Trunzo, MD, Phoenix, AZ
“The course was very complete and contained everything I needed to pass the boards the first time.”
Julie Hodge, MD, Dallas, TX
“Most useful aspects – when speaker is more board question oriented and mentions and stresses (highlights) board caveat. Because it is a board preparation/MOC course NOT a regular CME conference. Most of your speakers are suberb!”
Irina Rybalsky, MD, Cincinnati, OH
“Intensive comprehensive review of general pediatrics medicine.”
Issa Elgendy, MD, Fayettelville, NC
Growth & Development
Adolescent Medicine & Gynecology
Behavior & Mental Health Issues
Nutrition & Nutritional Disorders
Fetus & Newborn Infant
Ear, Nose & Throat Disorders
Allergic & Immunologic Disorders
Disorders of Cognition, Language & Learning
Psychosocial Issues & Child Abuse
Renal & Urologic Disorders
Fluid & Electrolyte Metabolism
Blood & Neoplastic Disorders
Genetics & Dysmorphology
Sports Medicine & Physical Fitness
Pharmacology & Pain Management
Poisoning & Environmental Exposure to Hazardous Substances
Patient Safety & Quality Improvement
Research & Statistics
Collagen Vascular & Other Multisystem Disorders
Genital System Disorders
Ethics for Primary Pediatricians
Disorders of the Eye
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Assess and diagnosis pediatric sleep disorders, based upon the specific cause and pertinent clinical history of the patient.
- Demonstrate increased knowledge of principles and practices in Pediatrics, including: epidemiology, anatomy, physiology, pathology, and clinical presentations of disease
- Recall the diagnostic criteria and diagnostic evaluation and clinical features of major disorders for Pediatric patients
- Apply the appropriate diagnostic procedures based on clinical presentation and to interpret the results of the ordered procedures
- Develop comprehensive management and treatment plans for patients ranging from fetus and newborns to adolescence
ACCME Accreditation Statement:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of PeerPoint Medical Education and American Physician Institute for Advanced Professional Studies, LLC. The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
AAP Accreditation Statement:
Online Course 7.1, Release Date August 17, 2020, Termination Date August 17, 2021:
This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 54.75 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.
Online Course 7.1, Release Date August 16, 2019, Termination Date August 16, 2022:
The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 54.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Exam Builder, Release Date April 1, 2021, Termination Date March 31, 2024:
The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 129.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses & Nurse Practitioners: For all your CE requirements for recertification, the ANCC will accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
Physician Assistants: The NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
American Board of Pediatrics Covid-19 Update
This information is updated weekly. For the most current update, please visit the ABP website.
UPDATE: February 10, 2021: MOC Cycle Activity Points – The ABP awarded MOC points to all general pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists who were certified and in good standing effective June 2020, to recognize COVID-19-related learning and improvement during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Your COVID-19 points are documented in the My Completed Activities section of your ABP Portfolio and will count toward your MOC Part 2 and MOC Part 4 points for the remainder of your current cycle.
MOCA-Peds – To give you flexibility during the COVID-19 pandemic and other life events, your four lowest-scored quarters will be dropped in each five-year MOC cycle and won't count against you.
Proctored MOC Exams – Where regional regulations permit reopening, most Prometric testing centers in the United States and Canada have resumed testing at either full or limited occupancy. If regulations require your exam to be rescheduled, Prometric will work closely with you to find new appointment dates and times that work for your schedules, and they will waive any rescheduling fees. Prometric provides current information on their COVID-19 response and actions on their public website. Check our MOC Exam Dates and Locations page for current application and exam dates.
Training Disruptions Due to COVID-19 for Residents and Fellows Graduating in 2021 – Residents and fellows who are concerned about training disruptions secondary to the pandemic should contact their program directors and coordinators.
In response to inquiries about decisions by the ABP regarding Absences from Training secondary to disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, please see our letter (PDF) to graduate medical education program leaders.
Please do not hesitate to contact us through the Program Portal with any questions.
ABP Subboards and Committees – Subboard and committee meetings are currently being held remotely. Participants will be provided remote access details.
Pediatrics Board Exam Dates
General Pediatrics Certification Exam
Exam: October 12 - 14, 2021
General Pediatrics MOC Exam
Application Opens: N/A
Application closes (at 11:59 CT): N/A
Exam: January 1 - December 15, 2021
The Pass Machine General Pediatrics Board Review – Frequently Asked Questions
General Questions about The Pass Machine and American Physician Institute
Is The Pass Machine different from other board reviews?
Yes, in three main ways:
1. The Pass Machine board review is the most comprehensive option. More than just a Question Bank of practice questions, each course includes in-depth lectures in a familiar classroom setting presented by expert faculty. This means you get a topic-by-topic review of exactly what’s on the board exam in much greater detail than what you can get from Qbank answer explanations.
2. Because the physician’s schedule is typically a hectic one, The Pass Machine is optimized for on-the-go review. Components such as the audio-only lecture option, iOS and Andriod app for mobile review, and offline access capability, and a fully-illustrated board-mapped study guide make The Pass Machine review easy to incorporate at any point your daily routine.
3. The Triple Trust Guarantee not only gives you a full tuition refund if you don’t pass the exam the first time after taking the course, but it also gives you an extra 10% AND allows you continued access until you pass, for free. This unprecedented guarantee serves to assure you of the confidence we have that The Pass Machine content is exceptional.
Who produces The Pass Machine Courses? Where do you get your faculty?
The Pass Machine board review courses are produced by American Physician Institute for Advanced Professional Studies, LLC (API). API conducts dozens of courses and trains thousands of physicians each year to pass their boards and stay up-to-date in their fields. Every single one of American Physician Institute‘s educational courses has full editorial independence, is free of pharmaceutical and industry sponsorship and is backed by an unbeatable guarantee. Because of its reputation for excellence, American Physician Institute is able to enlist many of the top faculty from the best universities, teaching hospitals and research facilities in the country to provide you with Category 1 CME educational activities.
Do you provide board review for other medical specialties?
Yes! In fact, we provide preparation for dozens of other specialty and subspecialty board exams. Check out www.AmericanPhysician.com for the full list.
Is it likely that my employer will cover my tuition?
Because all The Pass Machine courses are approved for PRA / AMA Category 1 CME credits, it is likely that your tuition will be reimbursed. You may be surprised at how many residency and fellowship training programs, group practices, and other employers pay for or reimburse you for such Category 1 educational activities. After all, it’s in everyone’s best interests to have you board certified. It really pays to ask your training director, medical director or administrator if you are eligible because some training programs and employers do pay for board exam training. And, if you work for the Federal Government, American Physician Institute is a certified business in the CCR database and can accept government checks and credit cards.
Does The Pass Machine offer any free board review resources?
Yes! Start with our Medical Board Review Blog. There are general articles featuring board prep tips, and articles on board prep that are more board-specific.
What is your DUNS Number?
American Physician Institute’s DUNS Number is: 016073724
Can I get a discount off course tuition?
Yes! American Physician Institute offers several board review course discounts:
- Group Discounts
- Multi-purchase discounts
- Referral earnings & discounts through our Ambassador Club
- The Residency & Fellowship Program Edition tailored for training programs.
Please call 877-225-8384 for more information, or visit the “Save & Earn” pages under the top menu.
What do I get when I register for the General Pediatrics review course?
Course enrollment grants you access to your personalized online dashboard, which includes:
- 54+ hours Recorded Video Lectures
- 54+ hours of mp3 audio versions of lectures
- PDF of Illustrated Study Guide (option for printed edition)
- 1750+ Practice Questions Bank
- Earn up to 184 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credits™
- 54.75 AAP Credits
- CME Vault for claiming and storing your CME certificates
- Triple Trust Guarantee
Board Exam Results and Triple Trust Guarantee
Is The Pass Machine General Pediatrics review pass-guaranteed?
Yes, all full courses are pass-guaranteed, and backed by the Triple Trust Guarantee. At any time, you can view the Triple Trust Guarantee Terms & Conditions.
What does The Triple Trust Guarantee cover?
If you purchase a course with a “Triple Trust Guarantee” and then do not pass your board exam, API will issue a 100% refund of your paid tuition, plus an additional 10% payment. You’ll also continue to get online course access until you pass the exam, tuition-free. The guarantee expires in the event the exam for which this course is designed is no longer offered by the certifying board.
The Triple Trust Guarantee sounds too good to be true—is it for real?
Yes, it’s completely real. Rest assured, API has always honored its guarantees and always will. No other company does? The Triple Trust Guarantee is API’s way of demonstrating that it’s just as invested in your success as you are. After all, if you fail your board exam, API will pay a penalty. API will refund your course tuition in full, provide you with a bonus, and allow you continued access to the course tuition-free until you pass your exam for as long as the exam is offered by the certifying board. The guarantee ensures API doesn’t get paid for effort, only for passing results.
Does the Triple Trust Guarantee cover non-tuition course options and upgrades?
No. Course options and upgrades are non-tuition related. Therefore, these fees are not included in any guarantee-related refund payment made under the terms of the Triple Trust Guarantee.
What does The Triple Trust Guarantee cover?
If you register for a board review course with a “Triple Trust Guarantee” and then do not pass your board exam, API will issue a 100% refund of your paid tuition, plus an additional 10% payment. You’ll also continue to get online course access until you pass the exam, tuition-free. The guarantee expires in the event the exam for which this course is designed is no longer offered by the certifying board.
What should I do if I don’t pass my board exam?
First, it’s important to remember that a non-passing result is not necessarily a reflection on your abilities as a physician. The way the ABP tests you is not the same as the many ways you’re “tested” as a practicing physician. Check out this reassuring video from Dr. Jack - What To Do If You Fail Your Board Exam https://www.thepassmachine.com/video-what-to-do-fail-your-board-exam/
More to the point, American Physician Institute can work with you to help you get over this professional hurdle. Give us a call!
I didn’t pass my board exam. How do I activate my course guarantee?
To activate your guarantee, you must notify American Physician of your failure to pass your board exam and submit a copy of your exam notification and scores. To be eligible for the refund portion of the Guarantee you must submit your documents within 45 days of the date of your exam fail notification. To notify American Physician and submit your documents, go to your course dashboard and click on the Guarantee tab. Complete the form and attach your exam notification and scores. You will receive an email confirmation of receipt and someone will contact you shortly. If you need assistance with this process or your course access is expired, please contact Customer Care at 877-225-8384
General Pediatrics Course Access
When do I receive online access to General Pediatrics review course materials?
When a credit card or debit is used for payment, access is immediate. When a check is used as payment, access will be granted once the check has been received and verified.
How long do I have access to my online materials? Does my course expire?
The General Pediatrics prep course and all its associated online material remains active for a full 12 months from your date of purchase when you register now.
What if I'm not ready to take my exam? Can I extend my course?
Some physicians invest in a board-preparation course many years prior to their exam. In these cases, The Pass Machine allows course registrants to extend the life of their course by 12 months for an additional fee. If you wish to extend your access, please call 877-225-8384 prior to your course expiration date. NOTE: Extension options are not available to Group registrations.
What are your system requirements?
Our products only require Internet access and a web browser (e.g. Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari. Use of Internet Explorer is NOT recommended.). All content is compatible with current Mac and PC operating systems.
CME Credits & Board Info
How do I get my CME credits?
Online Courses – From your course dashboard, click on the Claim CME tab. You will see your CME test(s) and/or SA test here. Complete the test, and once you have passed with 50% or better, your CME certificate will be issued immediately and placed in your CME Vault. SA tests are not a graded activity. Your certificate is issued based on completing the activity. Live Courses - From your course dashboard, click on the Claim CME tab. You will see your CME test, CME survey, or SA test here. Complete the test, and once you have passed with 50% or better, your CME certificate will be issued immediately and placed in your CME Vault. SA tests and CME surveys are not a graded activity. Your certificate is issued based on completing these activities.
How Do I access my earned CME credits
The General Pediatrics board review includes access to CME(TM)Vault for convenient storing and retrieval of CME-related documents. Access this area from the CMEVault tab in your course dashboard.
Where can I find information about taking my specialty's board exam?
For information about General Pediatrics Board Exam, please visit The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP): www.ABP.org
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