Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children MIS-C

Author(s): Kristin Atlas

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP A 1.00

Expires Oct 22, 2024

Topics: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

Population: Pediatric

Role: Staff

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a new and evolving syndrome hypothesized to be associated with COVID-19. This foundational lecture aims to address current knowledge of the syndrome and to discuss nursing considerations and outcomes for patients in acute care and critical care settings.


  • Describe what is currently known about MIS-C epidemiology, physiology and outcomes.
  • List potential signs and symptoms, laboratory and imaging findings and treatment options for MIS-C.
  • Identify current nursing consideration for MIS-C patients and their families in acute care and critical care settings.

Continuing Education Disclosure Statement

Successful Completion

Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


This activity has been reviewed by the Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias. No conflicts of interest have been identified for any individual with the ability to influence the content of this activity. Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN or ANCC approval or endorsement of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation, ANCC Provider Number 0012. AACN has been approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California State Board of Nursing (CBRN), California Provider number CEP 1036. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

AACN programming meets the standards for most states that require mandatory continuing education contact hours for license and/or certification renewal. AACN recommends consulting with your state board of nursing or credentialing organization before submitting CE to fulfill continuing education requirements.

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