Note: This is a recording of a webinar held on July 28, 2020.
This webinar is co-sponsored by the Alabama Fire College Workplace Safety Training Program and the Deep South Biosafety Worker Training Program.
The webinar will discuss COVID-19 in pediatric patients specifically focusing on their pre-hospital management with a target audience of first responders. We will review the epidemiology of COVID-19 in pediatrics, assessment and management of pediatric patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19, prehospital management of pediatric respiratory emergencies and patients with COVID-19, discuss the emerging illness known at MIS-C, and review prehospital cases of pediatric patients with COVID-19.
The course contains two modules: a content module and a resources and evaluation module. After accessing both modules, learners will earn a certificate of completion. When the certificate is available, learners will see a Certificate button on their dashboard.
This recording is approximately 90 minutes. There are no prerequisites. Participants will need a broadband internet connection (Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred browsers) and computer speakers. For technical support, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Trainer
Shea Duerring, MD, NRP, FAAP, FACEP
Dr. Duerring earned his bachelor’s degree from Hampden-Sydney College and his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School. He completed internship and residency in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters and fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Duerring is board certified in general pediatrics, pediatric emergency medicine, and EMS medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and The American College of Emergency Physicians. Currently Dr. Duerring lives in Birmingham where he is an assistant professor in the division of pediatric emergency medicine at UAB and an attending in the Emergency Department at Children’s of Alabama. He also serves as the Assistant State EMS Medical Director for Pediatrics with the Alabama Office of EMS, the Principal Investigator and Medical Director for Alabama EMSC, and is the current president of the Alabama Chapter of the National Association of EMS Physicians.
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31680, Public Health Training Centers for $4,348,992. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.
By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- understand the epidemiology and spectrum of illness in children with COVID-19.
- review assessment of pediatric patients especially respiratory status as it relates to children with COVID-19.
- discuss management of pediatric patients with respiratory emergencies and COVID-19 as well as proper PPE.
- learn about the emerging illness known as Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome related to COVID-19 (MIS-C).
- review topics through patient case presentations.
By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Certificate of Completion for Online Module
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