COVID-19 & Kids ECHO

COVID-19 & Kids ECHO will provide up-to-date information and support for health care, school and public health professionals across Missouri. A team of pediatric infectious disease physicians and other experts will share information about the latest developments, answer questions, and discuss management of de-identified patient and student cases presented by participants. The Missouri Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing and MU’s Missouri Telehealth Network are partnering to support primary care physicians and other providers, school leaders and nurses, and local public health agencies to improve the health and well-being of Missouri children. Click here to download flyer. Click below to register.

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Learn With Us to Support Kids Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Stay informed by pediatric experts about the most up-to-date information related to COVID-19 & Kids
  • Bring your questions to the team and support your peers through de-identified case-based learning
  • Sessions will meet via Zoom videoconferencing every Thursday from 4 to 5 p.m.

Goals

  • Provide evidence-based guidelines to ensure optimal health and safety in the home, school and community
  • Establish an educational platform for sharing information among Missouri communities
  • Create a diverse learning community for sharing professional knowledge and expertise

What Does This ECHO Offer?

  • No cost continuing education for professionals
  • Collaboration, support and ongoing learning with pediatric infectious disease specialists and other experts
  • Patients get better care in their community
  • No cost to participating sites or individuals

Topics for Case-Based Learning and Discussion:

  • Basics of COVID-19 and its transmission
  • Latest literature related to kids and COVID-19
  • Symptom presentation (common and uncommon) and triage in outpatient and school settings
  • Supporting children through the unknown (trauma, stress, lack of predictability, limited resources)
  • Winter is coming: Differentiating COVID-19 from other viral illnesses
  • Understanding current PPE and social distancing recommendations
  • COVID-19 complications, including MIS-C, diabetes, obesity, asthma
  • Current community spread in Missouri (where we have been, are now, and think we’re heading)
  • Keeping your environment safe
  • Understanding testing and results
  • Isolation and contact tracing 101
  • COVID-19 and chronic conditions

Meet the Expert Team

Jennifer Blacksmith, PhD, HSPP, NCSP, Licensed Psychologist and Director of Behavioral Health, Northeast Missouri Health Council

Marjorie Cole, MSN, RN, State School Nurse Consultant, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Jennifer Goldman, MD, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Christelle Ilboudo, MD, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Missouri Health System

Jason Newland, MD, M Ed, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Rachel Orschlen, MD, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Amruta Padhye, MD, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Missouri Health System

Jennifer Schuster, MD, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Kristin Sohl, MD, FAAP, President, Missouri Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics, Show-Me ECHO Medical Director, Professor of Child Health, University of Missouri Health System

Rachael Swopes, PhD, HSPP, Licensed Psychologist, CMH Pediatric Clinic, Citizens Memorial Hospital

Partners

COVID-19 & Kids ECHO is provided in partnership with the Missouri Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.


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Continuing Education

The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Office of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, University of Missouri designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

University of Missouri Sinclair School of Nursing is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Midwest Multistate Division Provider Number MO1022-6. 1.0 Contact Hour per session.

Session Recordings

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 9-17-2020

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 9-24-2020

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 10-1-2020

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 10-8-2020

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 10-15-2020

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 10-22-2020

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 10-29-2020

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 11-5-2020

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 11-12-2020

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 11-19-2020