At a Glance
Kids and COVID
Thursday, September 17, 2020, at 12:00am – 11:59pm EDT / 9:00pm – 8:59pm PDT
Purpose / Goal
The Alliance Virtual Town hall series is established to highlight successful OPO and Transplant program relationships and the resulting donation and transplant outcomes, sharing model elements from which others may emulate successful practices.
According to the CDC, the incidence of children infected with COVID-19 is on the rise. Physicians and scientists are learning more about how children are affected by the coronavirus. Dr. Thomas Nakagawa, Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Wolfson’s Children’s Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida, will delve into how children are affected and identify short and long term consequences of COVID-19 in children. He will also review trends in pediatric donation and transplantation during the pandemic.
- Discuss how COVID-19 affects children.
- Identify short and long term consequences of COVID-19 in children.
- Review trends in pediatric donation and transplantation during the pandemic.
Who Does This Benefit?
Transplant Center Professionals, Organ Procurement Organization Professionals, Quality Improvement Professionals and Leadership, OPO and Transplant Center Leadership, Directors, Managers, Clinicians, Front-line staff and Individuals interested in improving relationships between OPO and Transplant programs.