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 the first and third Thursdays of the month 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

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

Luke Gard, CIEC, Healthy Schools Program Manager, Environmental Hygienist, Children’s Mercy Kansas City

Partners

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


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CME Information

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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Session Recordings

Open Discussion and Q&A

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 10-7-2021

Supporting School Staff and Students During the New School Year

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 9-16-2021

What Virus is it?

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 9-2-2021

Variants, Masks, and New School Recommendations

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 8-19-2021

Review on Environmental Health and Indoor Air Quality for Schools

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 8-5-2021

COVID-19 Testing Recommendations and Vaccines

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 7-15-2021

Collaborative Care: Creating a Community Centered Approach to Mental Health Care

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 7-8-2021

COVID-19 Vaccines in Children

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 6-17-2021

Warning Signs of Mental Health Issues in Children

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 6-3-2021

Beyond Behaviors in Children: Using Brain Science to Better Understand Children’s Behaviors

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 5-20-2021

Engaging in Summer Activities Safely II

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 5-6-2021

Understanding and Implementing Behavioral Management Strategies

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 4-15-2021

Engaging in Summer Activities Safely

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 4-1-2021

Applying Current Infection Prevention Control Standards

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 3-25-2021

Why Triage is Important During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 3-18-2021

Recognizing Risk in Daily Infection

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 3-11-2021

Get the Facts on Cleaning & Disinfecting in the COVID Era

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 3-4-2021

Mental Health: Suicidality & COVID-19

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 2-25-2021

Vaccine Hesitancy

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 2-18-2021

COVID-19 Health Inequities Data Update

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 2-11-2021

Get the Facts on HVAC Systems & Devices Marketed to Remove COVID

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 2-4-2021

COVID-19 & Obesity

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 1-28-2021

Mental Health – Electronics & the Developing Brain

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 1-21-2021

What to Know About MIS-C

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 1-14-2021

Contact Tracing 101

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 1-7-2021

COVID-19 Vaccines in Pediatrics

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 12-17-2020

COVID-19 & Treatments

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 12-10-2020

Mental Health – Compassion Fatigue

COVID-19 & Kids Show-Me ECHO Session: 12-3-2020

Effectiveness of Masks

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

Understanding Current PPE & Social Distancing Recommendations

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

Understanding Current Community Spread in Missouri

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

COVID-19 Complications

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

COVID-19 & the Return to Sports

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

Supporting Children Through the Unknown

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

Testing Options for Diagnosing COVID-19

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

COVID-19 Symptoms

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

Contact Tracing

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

COVID-19 Update

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