The Impact of COVID-19 in Pediatrics: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)

As COVID-19 continues to spread worldwide, there have been increasing reports describing children and adolescents with COVID-19-associated multisystem inflammatory conditions. This webinar will provide the latest scientific data available for the identification, management and current treatment options for COVID-19 in pediatric patients. Our expert, multidisciplinary panel of pediatric specialists will outline the pathophysiology, course and prognosis of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) and describe sequelae of MIS-C and future considerations for children and athletes. 

Target Audience

Pediatricians, urgent care physicians, emergency medicine physicians, family practice physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and all other interested healthcare professionals who care for pediatric patients. 

Learning Objectives

  • Describe multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C).
  • Utilize current guidelines for the identification, management and treatment options of MIS-C in the acute care setting.
  • Outline the pathophysiology, course and prognosis of MIS-C.
  • Describe sequelae of MIS-C and future considerations for children and athletes.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Siripanthong, B., Nazarian, S., Muser, D., Deo, R., Santangeli, P., Khanji, M. Y., ... & Chahal, C. A. A. (2020). Recognizing COVID-19-related myocarditis: the possible pathophysiology and proposed guideline for diagnosis and management. Heart Rhythm.
  • Lou, N. (2020). COVID-19 May Plant Seeds of HF, Cardiomyopathy. Medpage Today, (July 27, 2020). Retrieved from https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/covid19/87758
  • Phend, C. (2020). As Football Returns, Data Affirm Post-COVID Heart Risks for Athletes. Medpage Today, (September 11). Retrieved from https://www.medpagetoday.com/sportsmedicine/elitesports/88570
  • Children and COVID-19: State-Level Data Report. American Academy of Pediatrics. https://services.aap.org/en/pages/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-infections/children-and-covid-19-state-level-data-report/

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.25 Florida Board of Pharmacy
Course opens: 
11/01/2020
Course expires: 
10/31/2022

Pablo Laufer, M.D.
Pediatric Infectious Disease
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Madeleen S. Mas, M.D., FACC
Medical Director, Pediatric Cardiology
Baptist Children’s Hospital
Medical Director 
Pediatrix Cardiology of Miami

Omer Nasiroglu, M.D.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Baptist Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine

Pablo Laufer, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Madeleen S. Mas, M.D., indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation or discussion.

Omer Nasiroglu, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Conference Director
Fernando G. Mendoza, M.D., FAAP, FACEP
Chief of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Baptist Children’s Emergency Center
Baptist Children’s Hospital

Fernando G. Mendoza, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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Baptist Health South Florida designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.25 Florida Board of Pharmacy
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