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Welcome to the first in a series of podcasts on pediatric hospital medicine. This series was created to keep the busy physician of today informed and up to date on some of the most important diagnoses and issues we face every day in the care of hospitalized children. There is free CME associated with this via the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). After you have listened to the podcast just go to the link below, sign in and follow the directions, take the short quiz and get your free CME credit.
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Now displaying: August, 2020
Aug 25, 2020

Course: The Function of Children as Spreaders in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Course Director: Tony R Tarchichi M.D.  - Associate Professor in Dept of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh

Course Director: Megan Culler Freeman M.D., Ph.D - Fellow in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Disclosures: None

This Podcast series was created for Pediatric Hospitalists or those healthcare professionals who take care of hospitalized children. 

This episode is The Function of Children as Spreaders in the COVID-19 Pandemic.  As always there is free CME credit of up to 1 AMA category 1 for listening to this podcast and going to the Univ of Pitt site. See the link below

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Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Reviewed the literature regarding Children spreading the SARS-CoV-2 virus in schools.

  2. Review the literature regarding the function of schools in SARS-CoV-2 spread during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  3. Review the SARS-CoV-2 R naught and the lockdowns affected it.

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Released:  8/24/2020, Reviewed 8/24/2020, Expire: 8/24/2021

If you are new to the Internet-based Studies in Education and Research (ISER) website (which is how you will get your CME credit), you will first need to create an account:

Step 1. Create an Account

https://www.hsconnect.pitt.edu/HSC/home/create-account.do

If you have used the ISER website in the past, you can click on the link below and then log onto in order to complete the evaluation for this training:

Step 2. To access the test for CME credit:

 

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of  (1)  AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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