COVID-19 in Pediatrics Update

March 17, 2021

This conference will be provided virtually.


The SARS-CoV2 pandemic is a rapidly evolving situation with new information and guidance being issued daily.  Children’s Hospital Colorado is sponsoring this conference to provide the most up-to-date information for pediatric clinicians on acute COVID-19 disease, MIS-C, vaccines, school, post-COVID syndrome, and the mental health impacts of the pandemic. 

PDF icon COVID-19 in Pediatrics Update Brochure.pdf

Target Audience

This conference presents SARS-CoV2 topics of interest to pediatric, family practice and infectious diseases clinicians, as well as other health professionals.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this conference, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the newest recommendations for the diagnosis and management of acute COVID-19 in children. 
  • Describe the most recent guidance on diagnosis and management of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C).
  • Apply new knowledge and skills in identifying and managing mental health challenges during the SARS-CoV2 pandemic.
  • Describe the most recent data on COVID-19 vaccines in children.
  • Explain how a pediatric clinician may play a role in issues related to school attendance in the U.S.
  • Discuss post-COVID syndrome in children.
  • Describe the basic principles of diagnosis and management of post-viral syndromes in children.

Additional Information

Course Contact: 
Kris Beam - or 720-777-6671
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/17/2021 - 12:55pm MDT
Event ends: 
03/17/2021 - 5:15pm MDT

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

1:00     Current Recommendations for the Diagnosis and Management of Acute COVID-19 in Children   Juri Boguniewicz, MD

1:30     Update on MIS-C   Sam Dominguez, MD, PhD

2:00     Mental Health During a Pandemic   Jason Williams, PsyD, MSEd

3:00     Break

3:15     Update  on SARS-CoV-2 Vaccines   Sean O'Leary, MD, MPH

3:45     COVID-19 and Schools: What is a Pediatrician's Role?   Jessica Cataldi, MD, MSCS           

4:15     Post COVID Syndrome and Children   Donna Curtis, MD, MPH

4:45     Signs, Symptoms and Treatments for Post Viral Fatigue and Malaise   Rachel Workman, MD

5:15     Evaluation and Adjourn

Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO 80045
United States
+1 (720) 777-6671

Children's Hospital Colorado will host this conference virtually via Zoom.

Guest Speakers
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Children's Hospital Colorado

Jason Williams, Psy.D, MSEd
Associate Professor, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Director of Operations
Pediatric Mental Health Institute
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Rachel Workman, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Integrative Medicine
Children’s Hospital Colorado


Infectious Diseases Faculty Speakers
Department of Pediatrics 
Section of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Children's Hospital Colorado

Juri Boguniewicz, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Jessica Cataldi, MD, MSCS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Donna Curtis, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Clinical Medical Director, Infectious Diseases
Co-Director, Transplant Infectious Diseases
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Sam Dominquez, MD, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology and Epidemiology  
Medical Director, Clinical Microbiology
Children's Hospital Colorado

Sean O'Leary, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics  
Director, Colorado Children's Outcomes Network (COCONet)
Vice Chair, Committee on Infectious Diseases, AAP

Continuing Education Credit

A certificate of attendance will be available at the end of the conference.  Completion of the online evaluation is required.

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

Children’s Hospital Colorado designates this Other activity (Internet Live Course) for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).™ Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other: A general certificate of attendance will be provided for all other health care providers.

ABP MOC Part 2: Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 4 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

*Instructions on completing online self-assessment tests will be provided to registrants by e-mail before and after the conference.

Available Credit

  • 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.25 Attendance


Please login or register to take this course.

Register for the conference.
Participate as an active learner.
Complete the evaluation to obtain Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit.

The Planning Committee reserves the right to alter the agenda or cancel the conference in the event of an unforeseen circumstance, or if the minimum registration is not attained by March 8, 2021.

Required Hardware/software

Internet Connection with Audio and Webcam