Childhood Cancer Disparities and Timely Diagnosis of Pediatric Brain Tumors

This course for the interdisciplinary health care team (RN, MD, APP) provides a review of the clinical pathways for the diagnosis and evaluation of pediatric brain tumors. The course also includes case study presentations and discussion on diagnostic and treatment considerations as well as childhood cancer disparities. 

Estimated time for completion: 1 hour

Target Audience

Advanced Practice Providers, Nurses, Physicians

Learner Outcomes

As a result of this activity, learners will be able to report new knowledge related to the timely diagnosis of pediatric brain tumors in order to provide current, evidence-based care to pediatric patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the most common symptoms of pediatric brain tumors
  • Discuss how and when to proceed with imaging and other testing for a childhood brain tumor
  • Describe the impact of demographic and socioeconomic factors on pediatric brain tumor outcome
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 NCPD
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO
United States

Faculty Presenter:
Adam Green, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Pediatric Neuro-Oncologist
Children’s Hospital Colorado 

Peer Reviewer:
Scott L. Coven, DO, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
Indiana University School of Medicine


Planners, faculty, and others in control of content (either individually or as a group) have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Children’s Hospital Colorado is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Children’s Hospital Colorado is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity for 1 nursing contact hour(s) is provided by Children’s Hospital Colorado.

A certificate of attendance will be provided upon completion of this course.

Criteria to Obtain Continuing Education Certificate
Complete this course and the evaluation. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
  • 1.00 NCPD


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Required Hardware/software

You will need access to the internet, speakers or a headset to participate in this course.