Long School of Medicine

Back to School with COVID-19

Course Description

Children are heading back to school with in-person learning just as COVID 19 Delta variant is surging. This program reviews available data regarding school and sports related transmission and how successful different protective strategies are at preventing these transmissions. Pediatric COVID-19 vaccine trials and safety data are summarized, and specific vaccine concerns raised by parents and adolescents are addressed.

Target Audience

Any healthcare professional caring for pediatric patients would benefit from this presentation.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss current COVID 19 recommendations in children ages 12 and older.
  • Describe available data and strategies with preventing transmission
  • Highlight parental concerns and management suggestions.


Theresa Barton, MD
Pediatric Infectious Disease
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics

Financial Disclosures:
Theresa Barton, MD, Pediatric Infectious Disease employee does not have any relevant financial or non-financial relationships with any proprietary interests, nor any conscious conflicts of interest.

The planning committee members listed below do not have any relevant financial interest to disclose.
Rebecca Terrazas, RN
Amy Quinn, MD
Antonio Hernandez, MD
Kayla Ireland, MD
Dolores Perry, RN
Patrick Ramsey MD, MSPH

Registration Information

No Charge

Physician Participation

Upon completion of viewing the online presentation, please follow the instructions at the end of the presentation to complete the evaluation. Once the evaluation is completed, the user will be provided the option to print their certificate.

Continuing Medical Education Credit

As an ACCME-accredited CME provider, The UT Health Science Center San Antonio must ensure that its CME activities are independent of the control of commercial interests. All speakers and planning committee members for the UT Health Science Center San Antonio sponsored programs are expected to disclose (prior to the activity) all “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 24 months that create a conflict of interest. (“Relevant” financial interest or other relationships can include such things as grant or research support, employees, consultants, major stockholders, members of speaker bureau, etc.)

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio and Rebecca Terrazas, course director and content reviewer for the activity, have reviewed all financial disclosure information for all speakers, facilitators, and planning committee members; and determined and resolved all conflicts of interests.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The UT Health Science Center San Antonio and the University Health System. The UT Health Science Center San Antonio is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts certificates of attendance for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Healthcare professionals receiving a certificate of attendance should consult with their licensing board for information on applicability and acceptance.

Credit may be obtained upon successful completion of the activity’s evaluation.