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
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.
Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Reviewed the literature regarding Children spreading the SARS-CoV-2 virus in schools.
Review the literature regarding the function of schools in SARS-CoV-2 spread during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Review the SARS-CoV-2 R naught and the lockdowns affected it.
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
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:
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.