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30 minutes

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Abdominal pain in children

Learning outcomes

After completing this module you should know:

  • The causes of acute abdominal pain and what to do
  • The causes of chronic abdominal pain
  • How to take a history from the child
  • The red flag symptoms and when to further investigate
  • Which further investigations to undertake
  • The evidence for various treatments.


 Dianne Cottle, Warren Hyer


Accreditor credit Accreditation statement
Australian Practice Nurses Association 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours BMJ Learning has achieved the status of an APNA Endorsed Education Provider
BMJ Learning 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours BMJ Learning has assigned half an hour of CPD/CME credit to this module
Dubai Health Authority 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours BMJ Learning is approved as a CME resource by the Dubai Health Authority (accreditation number 0254/11)
Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization 0.5 credits, 0:30 hours Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization (KIMS) of the Ministry of Health, State of Kuwait is the authority responsible for organising all aspects of postgraduate training of medical practitioners and other health professionals in Kuwait. Users within Kuwait can claim 30 minutes or 0.5 credit per half an hour of learning completed.
Oman Medical Specialty Board 0.25 credits The Oman Medical Specialty Board accredits this module for 0.25 credit points under Category II
Oman Medical Specialty Board 0.5 credits The Oman Medical Specialty Board accredits this module for 0.5 credit points under Category II
Royal Australasian College of Physicians 0:30 hours The RACP does not accredit CPD activities, but MyCPD Program guidelines state that fellows can claim a maximum of 50 credits per year for online learning under 'Category 6 - Other Learning Activities'.
The Supreme Council of Health in Qatar 0.5 credits, 0:05 hours The Supreme Council of Health represented by the Accreditation Department of the Qatar Council for Health Practitioners recognizes BMJ Learning as being accredited for the purposes of continuous medical education (CME)/continuing professional development (CPD) in the State of Qatar. Healthcare professionals in Qatar can thus claim continuing professional development credits for their activity on BMJ Learning. Completion of one learning module is considered to be the equivalent of 0.5 credits or 0.5 hours of learning.