COVID-19 in the Pediatric Population
COVID-19 is common in the pediatric population. The prevalence and mortality rates will be discussed as well as symptoms and patient populations who are at high risk for severe disease. Treatment recommendations from national guidelines and vaccine recommendations will be discussed.
This project was funded in part through a grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, #OT2HL156812 – Alabama Community Engagement Alliance against COVID-19 Disparities (Alabama CEAL) project, under subcontracts with Research Triangle Institute and Westat, Inc.
This knowledge-based course is intended for Pharmacists, Nurses, and Social Workers.
- Characterize the statistics of COVID-19 in the pediatric population
- Describe symptoms of COVID-19 in the pediatric population
- Identify pediatric populations at risk of severe COVID-19 disease
- Develop a treatment plan for a pediatric patient with COVID-19
- Identify COVID-19 vaccines for use in the pediatric population
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Dr. Lea Eiland is a Clinical Professor and Associate Department Head of Pharmacy Practice at Auburn University, Harrison College of Pharmacy. Dr. Eiland received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from The University of Texas at Austin and completed a pediatric specialty residency at Texas Tech University. She joined the Auburn faculty in 2002 and is a board-certified pharmacotherapy and pediatric pharmacy specialist who has practiced in the general pediatric inpatient setting, pediatric ICU, and various pediatric clinics. Dr. Eiland is an active member of ASHP, PPA, ACCP, and AACP. She is a past member of the PPA Board of Directors and ASHP Board of Directors and past President of the Alabama Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Her career focuses on pharmacy education, pediatric clinical practice, professional organizational service, research/scholarship, mentorship, and leadership.
Auburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide. The Universal Activity Number for this knowledge-based program is 0001-9999-23-004-L01-P and is intended for pharmacists.
Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515.
Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board-approved provider of continuing education for social workers by the Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners. Provider Number:0643.
- 1.20 ABNAuburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy is a Board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Provider Number: ABNP1515
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- 1.00 ACPE PharmacyAuburn University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education; credits are recognized nationwide.
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