OPEN – Online Pediatric Educational Network

Learn with OPEN

Improving pediatric healthcare outcomes in
Armenia through free and open education

What is OPEN?

OPEN is an online network of educational materials and trainings made for physicians around the world.

We only have a few things up at the moment, but we’re working hard to bring online courses to you soon. Check back to view our first courses.

Course: Psychological First Aid

Learn the importance and the basics of psychological first aid in this 1-hr course.

Evidence Based Practice

Learn how to form a focused research question to incorporate evidence into your everyday practice.

Pediatric Pneumonia

This online course is designed to outfit family doctors and pediatricians with the information they need to recognize and treat pneumonia.

Mental Health Lectures

Learn the fundamentals around topics such as PTSD, resilence, and pain management.

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Coming soon: Perspectives on Pediatrics Podcast

The OPEN podcast highlights the latest developments in pediatric care while also providing a localized perspective. Experts from the United States and Armenia discuss a different topic each episode.

Get Armenian CME credit on your timeline

We are dedicated to developing CME accredited events and courses that you can take when you want.

No more waiting to travel to a conference or event.

Learn how you want

And take your class with you.

We’re developing course work in multiple formats: video, online conference,  podcasts, and a newsletter sent every other week.

International and Localized Expertise

From Los Angeles to Yerevan.

We work with world-class experts in both the US and Armenia to bring you the latest research while presenting the in-country  context for your practice.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

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What does OPEN stand for?

OPEN stands for the Online Pediatric Educational Network. We chose this acronym to reflect our approach to providing high quality educational content that is targeted at system level changes.

Who can use it?

Our course offerings are intended for practicing physicians and nurses in Armenia but anyone is able to sign up for and use the site as long as they follow our community guidelines, terms of use and privacy policy.

How much does it cost?

OPEN is free to all users. All we ask is for your honest feedback on how we can improve our content and requests for what topics you would like to see covered. If you have a topic in mind please email us at open@chla.usc.edu.

How can I get involved?

We welcome collaborators! If you would like to provide feedback, meet with the OPEN team in Los Angeles, or would like to speak to the team in Armenia, send us an email at open@chla.usc.edu.

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