Update on Pediatric COVID‐19 in the US and Pregnancy and Neonatal Outcomes during COVID‐19

Released On
April 24, 2020

Expires On
April 24, 2021

Media Type

Completion Time
60 minutes

Acute Care, Allergy & Immunology, Emergency Medicine, Hospitalist, Infectious Disease, Medical Microbiology, Pediatrics, Primary Care, Pulmonology

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Provided and Sponsored by National Jewish Health.

Credit Available

  • Physicians — maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • Nurses — 1 Nursing Contact Hour

All other health care professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of pediatric, pulmonary, allergy and immunology, critical care, emergency medicine physicians, registered nurses and other healthcare providers involved in the diagnosis and management of patients with COVID-19.

Program Overview

This activity will cover the current literature and data on COVID-19 in pediatric patients as well as pregnancy and neonatal outcomes. This activity will also review vertical transmission of SARS-CoV2 and APP guidelines.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Discuss recently published US data on COVID-19 in children
  • Evaluate published data on COVID-19- related pregnancy and neonatal outcomes
  • Discuss what is known about vertical transmission of SARS-CoV2
  • Integrate the AAP guidelines related to infants born to mothers with COVID-19 into clinical practice.


Anna Meyer, MD, PhD

Anna Meyer, MD, PhD

Pediatric Allergy/Immunology Fellow
Department of Pediatrics
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

Bruce Lanser, MD

Bruce J. Lanser, MD

Assistant Professor
Director, Pediatric Food Allergy Program
Associate Director, Pediatric Allergy Fellowship Program
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Allergy & Clinical Immunology
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

Accreditation Statement


National Jewish Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation


National Jewish Health designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the enduring activity.

Registered Nurses

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12724, for 1.0 contact hours.

Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest

Faculty: Anna Meyer, MD, PhD and Bruce J. Lanser, MD have no relevant financial relationships to report.

Planners and Reviewers: Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, Andrea Harshman, MHA, CHCP, CMP-HC, Mandy Comeau have no relevant financial relationship to report.

Instructions for Participation and Credit

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this enduring activity. To receive CME credit participants must:

  1. Read the CME/CE information and faculty disclosures.
  2. Participate in the online activity.
  3. Submit the evaluation form.
Certificates will be emailed to the participant.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

National Jewish Health requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

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This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

Contact Information

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