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Pediatric COVID-19 Webinar Offered

March 16, 2020

Each day, new details of the spreading COVID-19 virus add to the public uncertainty and anxiety surrounding the disease, commonly referred to as the Coronavirus. Pediatricians can play a role in sharing accurate, up-to-date information with patients and parents to help calm fears and increase understanding of proper disease prevention methods.

Join MNAAP sponsor Children’s Minnesota for an upcoming webinar on Friday, March 20, from 12:15 – 1 p.m. In “COVID-19 Impact on Children, Preparing the Community,” participants will learn:

  • The epidemiology of SARS-COv2 which causes COVID -19
  • A review literature to date on COVID19, specifically in pediatric patients
  • Minnesota response to the pandemic

About the Presenter:

Patsy Stinchfield, MS, CPNP, CIC is the senior director of Infection Prevention and Control at Children’s Minnesota. She is currently the co-Incident Commander with Children’s COO in the hospital incident command system response to the pandemic. In Patsy’s 32 years in Infectious Disease and Infection Control at Children’s, she has helped lead the organization through 5 outbreak responses including measles, H1N1 and COVID19.

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