Registration is open for Seattle Children’s Pediatric Nursing Update Virtual Conference, “COVID-19: Challenges and Guidance.” The half-day conference on Jan. 29, 2021 is open to nurses and allied health professionals who care for children with special healthcare needs in school, primary care, public health and other ambulatory care settings. Please register online by Jan. 26. For questions, contact

Course objectives:

  • Employ infectious disease updates to provide up-to-date clinical care for patients with coronavirus.
  • Examine the effects of coronavirus on the care of pediatric patients.
  • Recognize disparity and health equity issues on children and families due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Course Agenda

  • 7:50 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
  • 8:00 a.m. Novel SARS Coronavirus in Children and Detection and Mapping of COVID-19 Prevalence and Transmission Among Vulnerable Populations in Seattle (Janet A. Englund, MD; Helen Y. Chu, MD, MPH)
  • 9:10 a.m. This Thing Called Equity (Benjamin Danielson, MD)
  • 10:10 a.m. Break
  • 10:25 a.m. Multisystem Inflammatory Disease and Kawasaki Disease (Michael Portman, MD)
  • 11:25 a.m. Telephone Triage: The Art of Listening (Meagan Solis, MHA, BSN, RN, CPN)
  • 12:25 a.m. Evaluation
  • 12:35 a.m. Adjourn


Visit Seattle Children’s Outreach Conferences and Courses page for more information on this and other upcoming events.