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Pediatric Grand Rounds
Start Date: 3/6/2020Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 3/6/2020End Time: 9:00 AM

Event Description

COVID-19: A Closer Look at the Ongoing 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

Presented By
Ishminder Kaur, MD, attending physician, Section of Infectious Diseases; hospital epidemiologist; medical director, Antimicrobial Stewardship, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children; program assistant professor of pediatrics

Emily Souder, MD, attending physician, Section of Infectious Disease and Immunology, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children; assistant professor of pediatrics

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the epidemiology of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak
  • Identify the clinical syndrome, including the spectrum of disease severity, of COVID-19
  • Discuss the modalities of diagnostic testing and treatment strategies for COVID-19
  • Describe enhanced preparedness efforts in response to the outbreak of infections with emerging pathogens

Target Audience
Physicians, nurse practitioners, nursing personnel, fellows, residents, medical students and other health care professionals who take care of children

Accreditation Statement
Tower Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Tower Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Claiming CME Credits
Attendees MUST sign in with the six-digit activity code provided at the session using eeds within 24 hours of the conference start time and complete the online evaluation within 30 days at

Contact Information:
Name: Alma Barberena
Email: alma.barberena@towerhealth.org
Angelo M. DiGeorge Teaching Center
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St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
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