Pediatric Medicine Scribe Course

Specialized lessons in this pediatric medicine scribe course discuss common symptoms, conditions and treatment options you will encounter and document while working in pediatric medicine.

Pediatric Medicine Scribe Course Overview

Pediatric Medicine Scribe Course Description

This course will prepare you to work as a medical scribe in pediatric medicine. You will learn the fundamentals of how to document the visit note for pediatric patients, including parent or guardian consent, cases with multiple historians, common presenting symptoms, screening and treatment options available for this patient population. After completing this course, you will know what is expected of you before your first day on the job. Video lessons are followed by quizzes to reinforce your learning. You can also purchase additional practice scenarios for more real-time scribing practice.

This in-depth course covers the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to be an effective scribe. In addition, topics that are specific to pediatric medicine are covered including:

  • Developmental age groups and wellness visits
  • Common presenting symptoms and conditions
  • Chronic childhood diseases
  • Screening, testing and treatment options
  • Medications for pediatric patients
  • Terminology and abbreviations
  • Patient and parent or guardian consent
  • Practice clinical scenarios

For more information please see the course outline below.

How will this course help me succeed?

Knowing what it takes to be a medical scribe and how to function in the clinical environment can prepare you to discuss these topics and more in career and professional school interviews. Our training courses will help you build a solid foundation of knowledge in medical terminology, professionalism as a medical scribe and proper medical chart documentation.

How do I know if I’ll be good at scribing?

Scribing takes practice! Each lesson includes quiz questions and vocabulary terms to support your learning. Every course also features clinical practice scenarios, where you will listen to a doctor visit and fill out a medical chart in real-time. Then review with a scribe trainer.

Who is this scribe course for?

  • Individuals interested in becoming a pediatric medicine scribe.
  • Employers who wish to streamline their training process.
  • Existing medical professionals (e.g. medical assistants) who will add scribing to their duties.

Course Packages and Extra Practice

One course package: The Pediatric Medicine course covers scribing in both inpatient and outpatient settings and includes 3 practice scenarios.

Two course package: The Pediatric Medicine course is packaged together with the Family Medicine course. There is a lot of overlap between family medicine and pediatrics and with this package you will receive two complete training courses and two certificates for one low enrollment fee!

Extra scribing practice: A third package is available with 6 extra practice scenarios added to the Pediatric Medicine Scribe course. The scenarios come from a variety of clinical situations for well-rounded learning.

Pediatric Medicine Scribe Course Outline

  • Clinical Environment
    1. Lesson: Pediatric Clinical Settings
    2. Lesson: Pediatric Clinical Care Team
  • Electronic Medical Record
    1. Lesson: What are Medical Records?
    2. Lesson: Who uses Medical Records?
  • Medical Scribe Role
    1. Lesson: Scribe Duties & Scope of Practice
    2. Lesson: Scribe Professionalism
    3. Lesson: Scribe Attestation
    4. Lesson: Typical day of a Scribe
  • Physician Reimbursement
    1. Lesson: Medical Coding and Billing
    2. Lesson: ICD-10 Codes
    3. Lesson: CPT Codes
  • Terminology
    1. Lesson: Medical Terminology Introduction
    2. Lesson: Body Position
    3. Lesson: Anatomical Movement
    4. Lesson: Conditions & Symptoms
    5. Lesson: Procedures
  • Medical Abbreviations
    1. Lesson: General Abbreviations
    2. Lesson: Prescription Abbreviations
    3. Lesson: Common Conditions Abbreviations
    4. Lesson: Anatomy Abbreviations
  • Medication Basics
    1. Lesson: Medication Overview
    2. Lesson: Common Drugs
    3. Lesson: Pediatric vs. Adult Medications
  • Well Child Care
    1. Lesson: Well Child Care
  • Pediatric Growth and Development
    1. Lesson: Neonates
    2. Lesson: Developmental Age Groups
  • Pain
    1. Lesson: Pain: Part I
    2. Lesson: Pain: Part II
    3. Lesson: Pain: Part III
  • Infections
    1. Infections: Part I
    2. Infections: Part II
    3. Infections: Part III
  • Musculoskeletal System
    1. Lesson: Musculoskeletal System
    2. Lesson: Pediatric Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Respiratory System
    1. Lesson: Respiratory System
    2. Lesson: Pediatric Respiratory Conditions
    3. Lesson: Ears, Nose & Throat
  • Cardiovascular System
    1. Lesson: Cardiovascular System
    2. Lesson: Pediatric Cardiovascular Conditions
  • Hematologic System
    1. Lesson: Hematologic System
    2. Lesson: Anemia
    3. Lesson: Hematologic Conditions
  • Nervous System
    1. Lesson: Nervous System
    2. Lesson: Neurological Conditions
    3. Lesson: Pediatric Neurological Conditions
  • Pediatric Mental Health Issues
    1. Lesson: ADHD
    2. Lesson: Mood Disorders
    3. Lesson: Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Genetic Disorders
    1. Lesson: Intro to Genetics
    2. Lesson: Genetic Disorders
  • Endocrine System
    1. Lesson: Endocrine System
    2. Lesson: Pediatric Endocrine Conditions
  • Gastrointestinal System
    1. Lesson: Gastrointestinal System
    2. Lesson: Gut Microbiome – kid/adult
    3. Lesson: Gastrointestinal Conditions
    4. Lesson: Pediatric GI Conditions
  • Urinary System
    1. Lesson: Urinary System
    2. Lesson: Urinary Conditions
    3. Lesson: Pediatric Urinary System Conditions
  • Reproductive System
    1. Lesson: Reproductive System
    2. Lesson: Reproductive System Conditions
    3. Lesson: Pediatric Reproductive Conditions
  • Lymphatic System
    1. Lesson: Lymphatic System
    2. Lesson: Pediatric Lymphatic System Conditions
  • Immune System
    1. Lesson: Immune System
    2. Lesson: Pediatric Immune System Conditions
    3. Lesson: Vaccinations
  • Integumentary System
    1. Lesson: Integumentary System
    2. Lesson: Integumentary System Conditions
    3. Lesson: Rashes
  • Overview of Medical Charts
    1. Lesson: SOAP Note
    2. Lesson: EHR Charts & Notes
  • Subjective
    1. Lesson: Chief Complaint & History of Present Illness
    2. Lesson: Review of Systems
    3. Lesson: Patient Histories
    4. Lesson: Pediatric Documentation
    5. Lesson: Pediatric Subjective Practice Scenario*
  • Objective: Physical Exam
    1. Lesson: Vital Signs
    2. Lesson: Physical Exam
    3. Lesson: Detailed Exams
    4. Lesson: Pediatric Physical Exam
    5. Lesson: Pediatric Physical Exam Practice Scenario*
  • Objective: Diagnostic Tests
    1. Lesson: Common Lab Tests
    2. Lesson: Imaging
    3. Lesson: Pediatric EKG
    4. Lesson: Other Diagnostic Tests
    5. Lesson: In-office Procedures
  • Assessment & Plan
    1. Lesson: Assessment
    2. Lesson: Plan
    3. Lesson: Pediatric Assessment & Plan
    4. Lesson: Pediatric A&P Practice Scenario*
  • Levels of Chart Coding
    1. Lesson: Levels of Chart Coding

*Students practice scribing in real time with pre-recorded physician-patient encounters. Then, step-by-step review teaches students how to complete a medical chart.

  • Scenario 1: Well-Child Visit*
  • Scenario 2: Pediatric Fall*
  • Scenario 3: Pediatric Upper Respiratory Infection with Asthma*

*Students practice scribing in real time with pre-recorded physician-patient encounters. Then, step-by-step review teaches students how to complete a medical chart.

  • What is HIPAA?
    1. Lesson: HIPAA Introduction
    2. Lesson: Protected Health Information
    3. Lesson: Regulated Entities
    4. Lesson: HIPAA Privacy Rule
    5. Lesson: HIPAA Security Rule
  • HIPAA in Healthcare
    1. Lesson: HIPAA Compliance
    2. Lesson: Permissible Disclosure and Use
    3. Lesson: HIPAA Violations
    4. Lesson: HIPAA in Pediatric Care
  • Pediatric Medicine Scribe Certification Exam
  • Pediatric Medicine Certificate

Pediatric Medicine Scribe Certification

A Pediatric Medicine Scribe certification is awarded when you complete this course. If you purchase a two course package you will be awarded a Pediatric Medicine Scribe certificate and a Family Medicine Scribe certificate.

Each of our certificates comes with a unique identification number. You can provide this certificate to future employers or graduate schools and they can contact us to verify the authenticity of the certificate and your completion of the course. The certificate is good for all states.

Pediatric Medicine Course Contributors

Devon Pace, MD

Prior to entering medical school, Dr. Pace functioned as a medical scribe for two years in the emergency medicine and primary care settings. He completed his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Pace is currently a general surgery resident and pediatric surgery research fellow.

Maria Lopez, MD

Dr. Lopez worked more than two years as an emergency department virtual scribe for a large medical staffing company where she advanced to medical scribe supervisor and trainer. Building on this experience she then worked for one of the largest medical scribe companies as chief of telescribes, where she successfully trained medical scribes on electronic health record systems such as Meditech, MedHost and Cerner. Dr. Lopez’s experience provides broad insight on best practices and effective teaching strategies when delivering medical scribe services and training online.

Bryce Mooney, PhD

Dr. Mooney is managing director at Medical Scribes Training Institute. He has made a career of combining healthcare, technology and marketing. Recently, he served as chief technology officer for the largest online medical 3D printing community. He has performed market research for some of the largest pharma and medical device companies and worked at Accenture, Microsoft and Ancestry.com in various technology roles.

Britt Picuri, MS

Britt has a master’s degree in biomedical sciences and about 2 years of experience as a medical scribe in various settings, including the emergency department and urgent care clinics. She has experience working with both adult and pediatric populations. Her time as a medical scribe prepared her to take on additional roles in healthcare including work as a clinical research coordinator, medical writer, and pharmaceutical chemist. These experiences have given her a unique perspective on how to effectively integrate the fundamental knowledge of both pathophysiology and medical documentation to prepare students for their position as a medical scribe. 

Alice Rhoades, MPH

Ms. Rhoades has more than three years of clinical scribe experience working with physicians and training medical scribes. As a project leader for a medical scribe staffing company, she hired, on-boarded and trained new scribes in medical terminology, pathophysiology, and medical charts in the classroom and clinic. Alice traveled around the United States, establishing scribe services and developing training materials for scribes in emergency medicine as well as outpatient primary care, orthopedic surgery, urgent care and oncology. She managed scheduling, staffing and training of scribes across many clinics and created continuing education materials.

Pediatric Medicine Scribe Course Options

Pediatric Medicine Scribe Course

Comprehensive Pediatric Course


Pediatric Medicine Scribe Course

Package Includes:

  • Pediatric Medicine Scribe Course
  • 3 Pediatric Medicine practice scenarios
  • Over 100 video lessons with quizzes covering pediatric and general scribe topics
  • Pediatric Medicine Scribe certification
  • 6 months of course access

Save 50%: $599

$299

Pediatric Medicine Scribe + Family Medicine Scribe Courses

2 Course Package


Pediatric and Family Medicine Scribe Courses

Package Includes:

  • Pediatric Medicine Scribe Course
  • Family Medicine Scribe Course
  • Pediatric Medicine & Family Medicine scenarios
  • Pediatric Medicine & Family Medicine Scribe certifications
  • 6 months of course access

Save 50%: $799

$399

Pediatric Medicine Scribe Course + Practice Scenarios

9 Practice Scenarios


Pediatric Medicine Scribe Course and Scenarios

Package Includes:

  • Pediatric Medicine Scribe Course
  • Pediatric Medicine practice scenarios
  • 6 additional practice scenarios for a total of 9 practice scenarios
  • Pediatric Medicine Scribe Certification
  • 6 months of course access

Save 50%: $799

$399

Frequently Asked Questions

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Practice scenarios provide an opportunity for you to perfect your documentation skills. The scenarios come from a variety of clinical situations and provide additional real-time medical chart documentation practice.

When purchasing the Pediatric Medicine + Family Medicine package, you are automatically enrolled in both courses. You will take the Pediatric Medicine course first and then the Family Medicine course. Upon completion, you will receive two course certificates.

You will have 6 months from the date of purchase to complete the courses. Some people finish the courses within several days. Others take much more time and complete the course while studying for school or working.

All of our medical scribe courses are completely online and can be taken on a computer, laptop or smartphone. Instruction is provided through videos along with quizzes and additional study materials. You can take the course according to your schedule from anywhere with an internet connection.

Anyone can take the course and there isn’t an application process. To register and begin the course, click one of the “Buy Now” buttons on this page. After you register and pay for the course, you can begin the course and work at your own pace. The course is 100% online.

No, there are no additional fees. You pay for the course one time and take the final exam after completing the lessons and quizzes. After passing the final exam, you will be awarded your certificate without any additional fees.